Flu season occurs in the fall and winter. While influenza viruses circulate year-round, most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February, but activity can last as late as May.

Since we are in the peak of flu season, it’s important to stay up to date on flu facts and what you should be looking out for.

The goal is to keep ourselves, our children and our family members healthy and out of harms way.

Need Your Flu Vaccine? Contact Village Pediatrics and Rheumatology at 716.646.5188 or visit our office in Hamburg, NY.

Take a look at this graphic with the CDC’s “FLUency Facts”:

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Two decades of outstanding healthcare for children led by Dr. Joan Calkins, M.D.

HAMBURG, OCTOBER 3, 2017 — Village Pediatrics and Rheumatology is proud to celebrate twenty years of serving families in the Town of Hamburg and surrounding communities. Dr. Joan Calkins and her staff have maintained a record of excellence through quality patient care and continue to be recognized as a top rated provider in Western New York.

“At Village Pediatrics & Rheumatology, our team works together to deliver excellent sick and well care for all children from birth through age 21. We offer same-day appointments, Saturday hours, and specialized therapies,” stated Dr. Joan Calkins.

Emphasizing the importance of knowing your child’s…

Village Pediatrics & Rheumatology

Village Pediatrics provides patients and families with quality medical care from birth through age 21. Centrally located in the Village of Hamburg, NY.

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