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12/5/2023 • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Health and Wellness, Immunizations
Individuals ages 60 or older and pregnant people do not need a prescription to get a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine at participating pharmacies. RSV infections usually occur during the fall and winter. If you are eligible, you should get vaccinated as soon as possible to stay healthy.
8/1/2023 • Posted by Dr. Sharon McLaughlin, Medical Director • in Health and Wellness, Immunizations
Vaccines play a crucial role in protecting against severe illnesses and reducing their spread across communities. Childhood immunizations protect against serious diseases such as measles, mumps, rubella, polio, Hepatitis A and B, and more. These vaccines protect children and allow them to enter into adulthood with less risk of serious health complications.
7/26/2023 • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Children's Health, Health and Wellness, Immunizations
Fidelis Care and the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) have partnered to encourage parents and caregivers to schedule well child visits and keep their children up to date with required immunizations ahead of the 2023-24 school year.
4/24/2023 • Posted by By Dr. Lisa Moreno, Dr. Steve Materetsky, Dr. Letha Daniel, and Dr. Saurabh Bahl, Fidelis Care Medical Directors • in Health and Wellness, Immunizations
Vaccines, also called immunizations, are one of the success stories of modern medicine. They are simply one of the effective ways to prevent disease.
11/10/2022 • Posted by By Drs. Lisa Moreno, Steve Materetsky, Saurabh Bahl, and Camille Pearte, Fidelis Care Medical Directors • in Children's Health, Immunizations
Earlier increases of certain respiratory infections have already been seen this year, according to the CDC. There are three viruses to be on alert for this winter: Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Influenza (“the flu”), and COVID. This has led to the term, the “Triple-demic.”
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