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Westchester Health Pediatrician Dr. Peter Richel Teaches Kids To Wear A Mask In Fun Video

“Have you been wearing a mask?,” asks Westchester Health Pediatrician Dr. Peter Richel in the recent video he created, “Let’s Put On A Mask.” Known as “the singing pediatrician,” Dr. Richel uses a fun, bouncy song to teach kids about the importance of wearing a mask to keep themselves and those around them from getting […]

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Nervous About Returning To Work During The Pandemic?

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health written by Debra Spicehandler, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, concerning aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak.  In brief, the article discusses: How to determine whether it is safe to return to work Workplace factors to consider […]

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During The COVID-19 Pandemic, It’s More Important Than Ever To Get The Flu Shot

The coronavirus is still very much a public health crisis. What you don’t need is the flu on top of that. You’ve been very diligent at protecting yourself and your family against COVID-19. Now you need to protect all of you against the flu as well. Don’t wait! Schedule your appointment today to get your […]

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Four Westchester Health Pediatricians Nominated For “Doctors of Distinction” Award

Four Westchester Health pediatricians have been nominated for the Westfair Communications “Doctors of Distinction” Award/Team Category for the work they performed on the Proning Team at Phelps Hospital, a Northwell Health member hospital. The four physicians — Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP; Erin Kelleher, MD, FAAP, IBCLE; Hildred Machuca, DO, FAAP; and Deborah Tesler, MD — were […]

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How To Shed Those Stay-At-Home Pounds: The “Quarantine 19”

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health concerning aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak.  In brief, the article discusses: People everywhere gained weight during the early months of the pandemic Weight gain is a normal physiological reaction to stress How to keep new […]

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What Will Coronavirus Testing Cost Me?

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health concerning aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak.  In brief, the article discusses: What you need to know before getting tested for COVID-19 What COVID-19 testing costs nationwide You need to be screened by a doctor before […]

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I Survived COVID-19. How Does That Affect My Health In The Future?

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health concerning the COVID-19 outbreak, by Dr. Anita Sadaty, Northwell Health OB/GYN.  In brief, the article discusses: Common health issues experienced after ICU discharge Secondary health issues associated with COVID-19 If you can get COVID-19 […]

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Made Popular By COVID-19, Virtual Visits Are Here To Stay

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health concerning the COVID-19 outbreak. In brief, the article discusses: The future of medicine is online How telemedicine broadens access to healthcare for many people Medicare/Medicaid coverage of telemedicine Virtual visits mean better care for […]