· Testing of asymptomatic individuals, ordered for any reason, are NOT available from UR Medicine Urgent Care locations or UR Medicine Lab collection sites.
Genesis Pediatrics is currently NOT able to conduct COVID testing for asymptomatic individuals. … Continue reading
Asymptomatic COVID Testing
If you believe that you or your child has been exposed to COVID, you will be contacted by the Health Department IF you are considered a close contact and require testing. Please do not call the office because we will tell you to wait for direction from the Health Department. … Continue reading
COVID Test Results
If your child has had a COVID test completed at a URMC lab, please know that it is now taking up to 6 days to get those results.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL OUR OFFICE LOOKING FOR RESULTS! … Continue reading
Yellow Zone Restrictions for Schools
We understand there are many questions about Governor Cuomo’s announcement yesterday regarding the testing of students and staff in the school districts in the Yellow Zone.
We do not have all of the answers yet. … Continue reading
When Should I Expect My Child’s COVID Test Results?
If your child was swabbed for COVID, either in our COVID office or at an Urgent Care, it will be a minimum of 48 hours before our office receives those results. … Continue reading
Mask Wearing Toolkit
Wearing a mask is important and will help us stop the spread of COVID-19. As you start to go out into the community more often, you may worry about your child’s safety and ability to wear a mask, … Continue reading
Let Me M-Ask You A Question…
We are receiving many phone calls and portal messages regarding mask requirements/exemptions for children in school.
As noted in guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, … Continue reading
Return to School During COVID-19
What Is Our Opinion?
A big question parents have right now is how students can go back to school safely during COVID-19. You may be seeking an opinion from your provider here at Genesis Pediatrics regarding whether or not you should send your child(ren) back to in classroom learning. … Continue reading
10 Additional States Added to the List, up to 31 States
Ten additional states are now on New York’s travel advisory list, which mandates travelers who spend more than 24 hours in the state to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival back to NY. … Continue reading
Have You or Your Child Been Recently Exposed to a COVID (+) Person?
In the event that you or your child has been exposed to a COVID (+) person, we advise you to stay at home and monitor closely for symptoms. … Continue reading