The Westchester County Department of Health warns that anyone who was at Factoria Feb. 15 or at Fin & Brew on Feb. 16 or 19, both in Peekskill, NY, may have been exposed to Hepatitis A. The risk of getting Hepatitis A from a restaurant worker is fortunately extremely low.
Hepatitis A is a contagious disease that is preventable with vaccination. You can get it from another person, or from eating contaminated shellfish.
If you believe you were exposed at either of these restaurants that might have had a contagious employee on the day you were there, contact your healthcare provider immediately. You have up to two weeks from the day of exposure to get preventative treatment.
Even if you have not been exposed, this is a good time to consider getting vaccinated against Hepatitis A and B. The vaccine is very safe, and very protective. Talk to your doctor about getting the vaccination.
Surgical Specialties (Breast, Colorectal, General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery) and the Urology Department in our Mount Kisco location have moved from 110 South Bedford Road to 100 South Bedford Road.
A new virus has been discovered in Wuhan, China. If you or a close contact have traveled to China, AND meet the criteria PLEASE GO TO YOUR NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM. For more information visit cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/
|Fever and signs/symptoms of a lower respiratory illness (e.g., cough or shortness of breath) requiring hospitalization||
||A history of travel from main-land China within 14 days of symptom|
Fever or signs/symptoms of lower respiratory illness (e.g. cough or shortness of breath)
|Any person, including health care workers, who has had close contact with a laboratory-confirmed 2019-nCoV patient within 14 days of symptom onset|
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a new Coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China. There is much more to learn about how the Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) spreads, severity of associated illness, etc. Investigations are ongoing. While the CDC considers this is a serious public health concern, the immediate health risk to the general American public is low at this time. Nevertheless, the CDC is taking proactive preparedness precautions. For more information, visit cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/.
Kingston Urgent Care is now open. For hours of operation click here.
CareMount Medical’s Pawling office has relocated from 198 Route 22 to 2050 Route 22, Brewster, NY. This location offers internal medicine, pediatrics, and lab services, with dermatology and podiatry now added. The phone number is 845-278-6625.
The 1825 Commerce Street Yorktown office, including Laboratory services, has been relocated to 355 Kear Street. The new building houses 13 specialties and can be contacted at 914-962-5060. For more information click here.