Safety Alerty: Accidental Exposures to Household Cleaners and Disinfectants
The CDC reports that since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic there has been an alarming increase in accidental exposures to household cleaners and disinfectants. Calls to Poison Control hotlines have risen significantly.
Although the disinfectants and hand sanitizers play an important role in the decrease of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we must realize they are potentially very dangerous to children, especially in concentrated forms.
Please follow the American Academy of Pediatric safety recommendations to prevent possible life- threatening accidents:
Allentown Pediatrics Designated Breastfeeding Friendly Practice
Allentown Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine has achieved designation as a Breastfeeding Friendly Practice by the New York State Department of Health. We have policies and clinical practices in place to create a breastfeeding friendly office environment, encourage breastfeeding and offer support to mothers while breastfeeding. Our practice now offers appointments with one of our staff members who is trained as a Certified Lactation Consultant. We are pleased to provide this additional support to our breastfeeding mothers.
For information on breastfeeding, click on the links below:
Allentown Peds Patient Portal
The Allentown Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine Patient Portal is accessible by clicking the link above.
The Patient Portal allows secure electronic communication between the patient and Allentown Pediatrics. You will be able to request and cancel appointments, request medication refills, view your child’s immunization record and other aspects of the medical record, and request certain forms. Your doctor will be able to share lab and test results as deemed appropriate. For more information, click here.
Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
Allentown Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine has been awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Program. Thanks to the hard work of our entire Allentown Peds Staff and with the support of Catholic Medical Partners, we have been able to continue our PCMH status since 2011. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home standards emphasize the use of systematic, patient-centered, coordinated care that supports access, communication, and patient involvement. Patient-Center Medical Home recognition shows that Allentown Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine has the tools, systems, and resources to provide its patients with the right care, at the right time.
Phone (716) 332-4472 | Fax (716) 332-4474
Allentown Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine is located at 560 Franklin Street, at the corner of North Street. Free parking is available.
Winter Safety Tips
Whether winter brings severe storms, light dustings or just cold temperatures, the following tips can help keep your children safe and warm.
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560 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone (716) 332-4472
Fax (716) 332-4474