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Seasonal Allergies: Helping Your Child Find Relief

It’s bad enough that you suffer from seasonal allergies, but when your child has the same problem, it’s twice as tough. Let’s take a look at seasonal allergies and how to help your child find relief. Allergic Rhinitis Whether you call it hay fever, allergic rhinitis, or seasonal allergies, the symptoms are the same, and

Could My Child Have A Sleep Disorder?

We normally think of insomnia in adults. The fact is, this disorder can affect children as well, and it has many of the same negative effects in children as in adults. There are some signs, so keep reading to find out: could my child have a sleep disorder? The Importance Of Sleep Sufficient restful sleep


Know Your COVID-19 Community Level Based On County This a new tool by the CDC to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data. Levels can be low, medium, or high and are determined by looking at hospital beds being used, hospital admissions, and the total number of new COVID-19

Abbott Formula Recall – Information from Golisano Children’s Hospital

On February 17, 2022, Abbott Nutrition announced a voluntary recall of certain powdered infant formula products. Brands impacted include Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare. How do I know if my formula is affected by the recall? The recall only applies to powdered formula produced at one of Abbott Nutrition’s factories. If you have Similac, Alimentum, or

Mask Guidelines

Many of you are already aware that Governor Hochul has lifted the indoor mask mandate for businesses, with the caveat that private businesses may still require that employees, patrons, and visitors wear a mask when entering the business.  As of now, we still request that anyone entering the office or interacting with our staff to

Self-Assessment Form For Return to Play

**IMPORTANT UPDATE** If your child is age 5 and older, and has tested positive for COVID, please print and complete the Self-Assessment as seen below. If you answer “YES” to any of the questions, please call the office to schedule an appointment for return-to-play clearance. This appointment will be scheduled AFTER isolation period is completed.

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Raising Children In The Digital Age

Each generation seems to have its own set of challenges for parents. It was the dawn of rock and roll during the fifties and sixties and the sexual revolution in the next decade. Today’s generation of parents must cope with raising children in the digital age, and that is no easy task.

Genesis Pediatrics – Closing at 12:00 Today.

Due to weather, Genesis Pediatrics will be closing the office at 12:00 today for the safety of our patients and our staff. We are available for triage and limited telemedicine appointments from 1:00-4:30pm and then the office will be closing for the night at 4:30pm. Please be patient as we have limited staff covering the

Does My Child Have ADHD?

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has many symptoms and not all are that easy to spot at first. It is a complex disorder that is usually diagnosed before teen years and on average by age 7. When a parent asks the question, does my child have ADHD, it’s time to find out.

New COVID Testing Sites Available

Find a Test Site Near You COVID-19 Test Site Finder in New York State: The following sites will open and provide appointment-based and walk-in COVID testing Monday through Friday, from 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (These are PCR saliva tests). SUNY Geneseo Community Testing Site: Sturges Hall, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454. Beginning


There are no walk-in appointments! We understand that wait times on the phone are very long due to high call volumes. Scheduled appointments are necessary.