What's the difference between a family medicine doctor and an internal medicine doctor? Which is the right MD for you?
When sudden injury or illness strikes, where should you turn for care? Learn the key differences between Urgent Care and the Emergency Room.
This page reflects the most up-to-date data about the 2021-2022 flu season. Previous flu season data is also available for comparison.
There is a quick and convenient way for Primary Care and OBGYN patients to schedule an appointment.
As we head into the colder months this season, there are steps and behaviors we can take to reduce our risk of getting sick.
Chief Medical Officer Tara Gellasch, MD, helps us understand how the COVID-19 vaccines can impact pregnant and breastfeeding women and whether the vaccines are safe.
Poor sleeping habits can lead to a variety of health consequences, including an increased risk of death from all causes. Dr. James Murray provides a list of ways poor sleep can impact health.
You may have seen users on TikTok or Instagram sharing a variety of “beauty hacks” like faux freckles or sunscreen contouring. Dermatologist Gian Vinelli, MD, walks us through the dangers of some of these popular trends.
Gypsy moths are back and causing destruction throughout the Finger Lakes region – defoliating trees, leaving behind a mess and if you come into contact, they may give you an irritating rash.
Prostate cancer screening allows doctors to detect the disease before patients have any symptoms. Urologist Dr. Jeffery Spencer tells us who should get a prostate exam and why they’re so important.
With warm weather comes the presence of ticks. Learn how to prevent tick bites and what to do if you are bit.
Once you get vaccinated, what does it mean for mask-wearing, travel, social gatherings, herd immunity, and more? Drs. Maryrose Laguio-Vila and Robert Mayo provide their insight.
From the moment the first sip is taken, alcohol has a range of mental and physical effects on the body. We break down exactly what happens in the moment, the next day, and in the long-term.
Have you ever wondered what happens after you have a urine or blood sample collected?
You may find yourself in need of an asymptomatic COVID-19 test for a variety of reasons. But how should you go about getting one? Here's a go-to guide.
The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is now being distributed for administration in New York State. Here's what experts know.
While on the road, staying alert and aware of your surroundings can help keep yourself and others safe. Here are a few tips on staying safe while driving from Rochester Regional Health's Safety and Security team.
Rochester Regional Health Immediate Care locations accept walk-in evaluations for COVID-19, including possible PCR and rapid testing options.
Teens aged 12 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccines in New York State. Dr. Cynthia Christy answers common questions from parents & teenagers.
Feeling anxious or uneasy about returning to normal as the pandemic ends? Dr. Garry Spink of Rochester Regional Health provides 3 tips to help cope.
Find the latest numbers on COVID-19 cases in the Finger Lakes and Greater Rochester, as well as any local and state health guidelines.
Monitoring your heart health is a great way to detect signs of heart disease and help prevent it. In the digital age, there are a variety of apps that can help you do so from home.
From the first baby tooth to the first dentist’s visit, Martha Mullane provides a general overview of what to expect with your little one’s teeth.