Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

No, COVID-19 Is Not Like The Flu—And People Need To Stop Comparing Them

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 differences between COVID-19 and the flu how COVID-19 is more deadly and much more contagious no one has immunity the danger of thinking COVID-19 […]

Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

Westchester Health Physician Teams With Local Brewery To Feed Frontline Workers At Phelps Hospital

Left to right: Dr. Lawrence Goldstein with Morgan Berardi, Keith Berardi and Kara Berardi of Peekskill Brewery. Photo: Howard Copeland It almost sounds like a tall tale: A Westchester Health physician who’s also a world-ranked standup paddleboarder contacted a local brewery about an after-party for a rescheduled paddleboard race and ended up spearheading the delivery […]

Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

Covid-19 Antibody Testing Now Available At Westchester Health. What You Should Know!!

Westchester Health, member of Northwell Health Physician Partners, is now offering Covid-19 antibody testing to our patients. This testing provides quick and reliable results which are crucial to understanding how the virus has spread and will be critical to fully opening up our economy. What does this mean for you? Your questions answered here. Below, […]

Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

How To Keep Cooped-Up Kids Active and Engaged During The Pandemic

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: maintain a daily routine kids need time for play along with their schoolwork for activities, think outside the box help kids connect with their friends […]

Blog, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

Keeping Your Kids Safe From Coronavirus

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, written by Lorry Rubin, MD, Chief of Division of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, North Shore University Hospital. In brief, the article discusses: that most COVID-19 cases are milder in children […]

Allergy and Immunology, Blog, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

How To Recognize And Respond To Anaphylaxis In A Child

If you have a child with allergies, most likely you are familiar with anaphylaxis, a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. The most common anaphylactic reactions are to foods, insect stings and medications, and they can occur within seconds or minutes of exposure to an allergen. These reactions can happen to children at any age, including […]