What Does Respiratory Distress Really Mean?

When you hear “Watch for respiratory distress or shortness of breath” what does that really mean?
Providers at Genesis Pediatrics often tell caregivers to monitor for shortness or breath or respiratory distress during viral illness.  This is an important criteria for when to bring your child in to be evaluated.  Continue reading

Say BOO to the Flu!

The flu season is already upon us! Flu season runs from October through May (sometimes later!).  Influenza activity in NYS is already considered “sporadic.” This means that it’s time for a flu shot if your child hasn’t already received!

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about the flu shot. Continue reading


As you may already know, there has been a confirmed case of measles in Monroe County.
The periods of potential exposure to others would have been between Tuesday, Sept. 17th and Friday, Sept. 20th at the following potential locations: 

Hampton Inn – … Continue reading