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Pediatric Milestones: Is My Child on Track?

All children grow and develop at different rates, though there are some important milestones to keep an eye on to ensure your child is onbabies playing with toys track. Behaviors such as imitating sounds, clapping, and forming sentences are important parts of your baby’s development and start to happen at different points in your baby’s growth.

The most important time in a child’s life to develop motor and sensory skills is within the first three years of age. Some of these milestones seem like such natural progressions that they may go unnoticed. Consult our Pediatric Developmental Milestone chart to see how your child is progressing.

If you have concerns about your child’s development or would like more information, call our pediatric office in Rochester at (585) 247-5400 today!

The highly trained pediatricians at Westside Pediatric Group are dedicated to keeping children happy and healthy. Request an appointment today!

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COVID Vaccination and Testing

Vaccine Information:

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  • Safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines have now been approved for all children ages five an up!
  • All of the providers at Westside Pediatric Group enthusiastically recommend this vaccine for our eligible patients.
  • Vaccines are available at the following locations:

COVID Testing:

COVID–In the event that we are unable to accommodate a same day sick appointment for your child, here are some alternatives options for you:

Acute Kids Urgent Care in Webster (585) 787-4073: M-F 12pm – 10pm; Sat/Sun 10am-8pm

Monroe County Health Department (multiple site): must register online

Golisano Children’s Hospital:  Please call our office and request a referral for an appointment.

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COVID-19 Update

pediatrician and child wearing masks during appointmentWestside Pediatric Group is closely following the most up-to-date announcements and information on the known cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The information is continually changing, and we are monitoring all updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and the Monroe County Department of Health.

If you are a patient of Westside Pediatric Group, and have questions or concerns, please contact us at 585-247-5400.

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Team Up with the University of Rochester

Has your typical routine been interrupted? Has this affected your family’s eating and exercise habits? Join Team Up to help get you and your family back on track! Team Up is a weight management project focused on helping children and families become healthier in New York and is associated with the University of Rochester. The purpose of this research project is to test different ways to help children and their families lose weight through healthy eating and physical activity.

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Telephone and Video Visits-subject to insurance

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, delivery of health care services has changed. We now offer healthcare services via telephone and video consults. These visits are considered valuable and are in lieu of in-office visits. Your insurance will be billed for advice given by your doctor either over the phone or through a video visit. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation with this policy.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates May 22, 2020

Westside Pediatric Group is closely following the most up-to-date announcements and information on the known cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The information is continually changing, and we are monitoring all updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and the Monroe County Department of Health.

If you are a patient of Westside Pediatric Group, and have questions or concerns, please contact us at 585-247-5400.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ALL WELL CHILDREN ARE SEEN UPSTAIRS ONLY; SAME DAY VISITS FOR ACUTE ILLNESS ARE SEEN DOWNSTAIRS ONLY BY ONE DEDICATED PROVIDER. SEE CLARIFICATION BELOW.

WESTSIDE PEDIATRIC GROUP IS NOW ABLE TO PERFORM NASAL SWAB TESTING FOR CORONAVIRUS IN THE OFFICE. WE SEND THE RESULTS TO AN OUTSIDE LAB.

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