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Temporary Office Closure (12/20 – 12/24)

December 19, 2021
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Dear Heights Pediatrics families: We hope that you and your families are staying safe. For those who tested positive this past week, we wish a speedy recovery. Please let us know if there are any questions or concerns, we are always available.

Unfortunately, we have to announce the urgent (but temporary) closure of our office. There has been a severe spike of COVID-19 in the city and we have a few employees who have tested positive. As far as we can tell, there was no significant exposure that has occurred to our patients because we have strict and effective PPE precautions.  

WE WILL BE CLOSED FOR OFFICE VISITS THIS WEEK (DEC 20th - DEC 24th):

After that, we will reevaluate the situation. Dr. Silverblatt (who has not been in the office in the past week and has no exposure) will be in the office alone, seeing newborns and urgent visits that can’t wait.

We will also honor all existing immunization and booster appointments, so there is no need to reschedule those. All other visits (except well visits) will be done via telemedicine- available at all office hour times.

  THERE WILL BE NO COVID-19 TESTING THIS WEEK:

We are cancelling all COVID-19 testing appointments this week. Please look for alternative testing sites using the resources provided below:

We apologize for any inconvenience, but we feel that this is the right thing to do to keep our staff and our valued patients safe.

  RESCHEDULING APPOINTMENTS:

If you have an appointment this week for something other than vaccines, please do not call us to move your appointment. Our staff will reach out to you throughout the week to reschedule your visits.

Please be patient with our staff while rescheduling your appointments- remember that they are there to help you, but because we are short-staffed, rescheduling options may be limited. We will work with you to ensure that you are seen in a timely fashion.

  All the best and stay safe,
Your team at Heights Pediatrics

Dr. Bea’s Availability

December 1, 2021
Happy December! We are happy to welcome Dr. Bea back for telemedicine visits, starting Monday next week! Due to the severity of her ankle injury and surgery, she will not be commuting to the office for a few months. However, Dr. Bea will gladly provide telemedicine visits from home (as appropriate). We will open her patient portal inbox on Monday. Please be patient with our staff as they will be trying to reschedule Dr. Bea’s in-office appointments. We will also be changing our hours slightly to accommodate all appointments needed. We all wish Dr. Bea a fast recovery! Sincerely, Your Team and Heights Pediatrics