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Have you gotten your COVID-19 vaccine yet?

All New Yorkers age 16 and older are now eligible for the vaccine. The Village Pediatrics and Rheumatology staff fully endorse getting the COVID-19 vaccination and strongly recommend that those who are eligible receive it.   To assist you in finding an appointment, here are some handy links: New York State’s COVID-19 vaccine page: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/ Western… Read More

Springtime health and safety tips

Yay! It’s Spring! (And we have a few health & safety reminders)

Yay! It’s spring! It’s (almost) time to trade the winter boots for flip-flops. As the days get warmer and longer, we wanted to remind you of a few outdoor safety tips. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Sun safety The warm sun can feel welcome after being cooped up during cooler… Read More

Keeping Your Sanity (When Your Kids Are Driving You Nuts!)

There’s a family down the street we refer to as Sports Family. There’s Sports Dad, Sports Mom and three Little Sports. They can’t park in the driveway because there’s no room given the assortment of bikes and nets and equipment. The lawn is usually overgrown because there’s no time to cut it between baseball games. … Read More

Child with Valentine craft

Cute Valentine Ideas for Kids

Will you be our Valentine? We want to be yours! Here’s a collection of cute crafts and activities to help your kids send hugs to friends, grandparents and maybe even you!  Thumbprint Valentine  Seriously easy! Thumbody loves you!  Make your mark here >   Footprint Heart Craft If there are cute baby feet in your… Read More

Family screen time

Managing Screen Time and Remote Learning

Remember the days when you were worried about your children spending more than two hours a day on screen time? So here it is 2021 and hybrid and virtual learning are still going strong. Parents realized a while ago (perhaps reluctantly) that the “old” screen time guidelines set by the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics)… Read More

Baby in car seat in winter

Winter Car Seat Safety

Here in Western New York, we don’t let a little cold weather stand in our way. Skiing, sledding, enjoying a nature walk – that’s what we do. Bundle the kids up, pack a thermos of hot chocolate, and you’re on your way. But before you head out, take a quick check of your child’s car… Read More