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When and How Can I Receive My COVID-19 Vaccine?

Westchester Health and Northwell Health are here to help facilitate the safe, efficient distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine throughout the communities we serve. We are following the phased distribution plan as defined by New York state. Once the vaccine is widely available, our goal is to make sure the vaccine is accessible at as many […]

Blog, Pediatrics

How To Know If Your Child Has Anorexia

Have you noticed that your teenager is hyper-focused on their weight or may be losing weight even when they appear to be eating? Is she/he more fatigued than usual, listless or complaining of feeling lightheaded or weak? These may be signs of anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder that when not identified and treated, can develop […]

Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

How Do I Start Exercising Again After Being Housebound Due To 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 Barbara Barry, Physical Therapist, concerning aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak.  In brief, the article discusses: How to resume an exercise routine after being housebound How not to injure yourself Check with your doctor […]

Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

Being A Doctor And A Mom During COVID-19

As part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, we at Westchester Health would like to share the following article from Northwell Health written by Stephanie McNally, MD, OB/GYN, Katz Institute for Women’s Health, concerning aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak.  In brief, the article discusses: The joys and challenges of being a mom and a doctor during the […]

Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

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 […]