In order to keep our office a safe space during this pandemic, we need your help with the following:

  • Please come to your visit with only one healthy parent.
  • Please come to the office wearing a face covering.
  • If you or your child gets sick before a well appointment, please call us to discuss whether or not we should reschedule.
  • Please check-in online before you get here.
  • Please call from your car when you arrive so that we can bring you right into a room.

 

 YOUR CHILD, OUR OFFICE, & COVID

Dear family,

In order to help you get your children scheduled for their well visits, we have extended the availability in our Riverhead office. Follow the above link to request your appointment!

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Updated COVID-19 office procedures as of 5/3/2021

In order to keep our patients and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to adjust our office policies.  Here is the latest:

  • All visits require a COVID-19 risk assessment before entering the office which includes the following questions:
    • Have you traveled outside of NY in the last 14 days, if so, where?
    • Have you had contact with anyone known to have or thought to have COVID-19 in the last 14 days?
    • Do you (or your child) have a fever (100.4 or higher), runny nose, sore throat, or cough?
    • Well visits with any COVID-19 risk factor will be rescheduled.
    • Southold will remain exclusively open for well visits only.
  • For patients with asthma
    • Well-controlled asthma is NOT considered a risk factor for COVID-19 complications.
    • What is important is that your child’s asthma be controlled.
    • Nebulizers are considered unsafe as they can spread the virus so we want to make sure that all of our asthmatics have inhalers and spacers.
    • We are not allowed to use nebulizers or perform lung function tests in our office at this time.
    • If your child has asthma, please schedule a telehealth asthma tune-up visit so that we can make sure you and your child are ready for asthma season.

 

The following still applies:

  • Please come to your visit with only one healthy parent.
  • Please come to the office wearing a face covering (adult and children over two years).
  • If you or your child gets sick or has an unexpected COVID-19 exposure before a well appointment, please call us to discuss rescheduling.
  • Please check-in online before your appointment.
  • Please call or text from your car when you arrive so that we can bring you right into a room.
  • All sick children require a COVID-19 test before entering the office.

Our goal is to keep you and your children healthy, fully vaccinated, and out of our office whenever possible.

As always, thank you for trusting us with the care of your children.  Stay safe and healthy.

Peconic Pediatrics

 

As of May 1st: 

Office Hours Riverhead

 Monday- Friday

9AM-12PM office well visits

1PM-5PM office well & sick visits

9AM-10:30PM telehealth video visits

Saturday

8AM-10:30AM well visits

11AM – 12PM- office sick visits

9AM – 12PM and 6:30PM-10:30 PM video telehealth visits

Sunday

Closed

6:30PM-10:30PM video telehealth visits

 

Office Hours Southold

Southold is only seeing well patients during this time. If you are sick, please schedule a telemedicine visit by clicking the link above or calling the office

Monday to Friday

9AM-4PM office well visits

9AM-10:30PM telehealth video visits

Saturday

8AM-12PM office well visits and video telehealth visits

6:30PM-10:30 PM video telehealth visits

Sunday

Closed

6:30PM-10:30PM video telehealth visits

 

Thank you for trusting us with the care of your children!

Peconic Pediatrics

 

Patient Portal

 Happy baby being taken care of at Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY.
Get in touch with us easily and quickly through our convenient, confidential online portal. You can request appointments, physician referrals, medication refills, receive lab results and send your forms to fill out in advance of your visit. You can ask non-urgent questions through the portal as well.

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Nutrition for Families

Family is happy after visiting Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY.
Our registered pediatric dietitians help parents and kids deal with food allergies, celiac disease, diabetes and more. In our Nutrition & Wellness program, our team teaches families how to stay happy and healthy by eating right and exercising. Our dietitians can also develop a customized eating plan for all ages. This service is especially popular with post-partum mothers.

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We're Here For You

Two young girls live healthy lives after visiting Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY.
You’ll always be able to get a visit for a sick child the same day that you call because we have multiple providers on staff.  Our symptom checker and dosing calculator are other invaluable resources.

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Breastfeeding Center

Mother breastfeeds her baby after visiting the Breastfeeding Center at Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY.
Peconic Pediatrics is distinguished for its breastfeeding and lactation resources. We offer in-office consultations with both Dr. Jennifer Shaer and Dr. Lisa Visentin, both board certified pediatricians and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultants, to help both mom and baby accomplish a breastfeeding plan that works for them.

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 Well visits at Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY are a crucial part of our practice.

Well Visits at Peconic

We offer routine well visits at our Riverhead, NY office for age appropriate developmental screening, vaccines and more. At this time, we can discuss how your child is progressing in terms of height and weight, as well as discuss any ongoing developmental concerns you may have.


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 We can help you and your young one with Asthma and Allergy Management at Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY.

Asthma & allergy management

Having a child with asthma can be scary, but we can help you and your young one breathe easy. At Peconic Pediatrics, you will have access to a certified asthma educator Michelle Wruck PNP who works with children and parents to develop a customized treatment plan. Michelle will outline a kid-friendly plan, and is always available to answer your questions and address your concerns.


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Peconic Pediatrics provides basic advice and medication doses for children of all ages on our website and through our Allied Pediatrics app. You can always reach one of our on-call providers by calling the office. If you have an emergency, don’t wait– call 911.

How can I reach a doctor after hours

Your child does not always get sick during business hours. At night when the office is closed, our website and the Allied Pediatrics app offer basic advice and medication doses for children of all ages. Also, you may always reach one of our on-call providers by calling our office. In case of an emergency, do not hesitate-- call 911.


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