Guidelines For Keeping Your Child’s Vaccinations Up To Date

Short of basic sanitation and nutrition, no medical intervention has done more to save lives and prevent disease than immunizations. That’s why at Westchester Health, we strongly believe in immunizations and strongly recommend giving your child all recommended vaccines from birth until age 18. In addition, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) officially recommends immunizations as the safest and most cost-effective way of preventing disease, disability and death, and that it is always better to prevent a disease than to have to treat it or live with the consequences of contracting it.

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Does Your Child Need An Annual Physical? Yes!

Here at Westchester Health, we feel strongly that an annual physical plays an important role in the health of your child, even if your child hardly ever gets sick. Not only do physicals give us the opportunity to see you and your child at least once a year, they allow us to really focus on your child’s physical and emotional well-being when they’re well, rather than sick. Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP, has recently written a very informative blog on this subject, explaining to parents why it’s so important for children to get an annual physical.

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3 Important Vaccines To Give Your Children

Here at Westchester Health, we firmly believe in immunizing your child against preventable diseases. Unquestionably, we feel that this is one of the best ways to keep children healthy and thriving. Practically no medical intervention has done more to save lives and prevent disease than immunizations. In a recent blog, Dr. Peter Richel, one of our Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatricians, discusses three vaccines you should especially be aware of for the health of your child.

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Why Immunizing Your Child Is So Important

At Westchester Health Associates, we strongly believe in the importance of immunizations and fully advise giving your child all recommended vaccines from birth until age 18. Short of basic sanitation and nutrition, no medical intervention has done more to save lives and prevent disease than immunizations. Continue reading