New York State Law Removes Non-Medical Exemption from School Vaccination Requirements
New York State passed legislation on June 13, 2019 removing non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements. Law makers drafted this law in response to the unprecedented measles out-break in New York. All children will now need to be immunized to attend public and private schools and day care in New York State.
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Allentown Pediatrics Designated Breastfeeding Friendly Practice
Allentown Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine has recently 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 is in the process of training a staff member as a Certified Lactation Consultant to provide additional support to our breastfeeding mothers. We have also established a referral source for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants in the community.
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Summer Office Hours (July 2-August 31)
Monday 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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.
Spectrum Human Services Collaboration (www.shswny.com)
We are fortunate to have mental health providers from Spectrum located in our office to see Allentown Pediatric patients. Appointments are on a referral basis and patients can expect to be seen in a timely fashion. If you are interested in learning more about this valuable service, please contact our office.
Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
Allentown Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine has been awarded Level 3 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 at the highest level of recognition 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. 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.
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560 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone (716) 332-4472
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