Tuesday Aug 8th, 2023
Family Health Medical Services are pleased to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner Kayla Voss, FNP-C to our medical staff.
Tuesday Aug 8th, 2023
Family Health Medical Services are pleased to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner Kayla Voss, FNP-C to our medical staff.
Monday Jun 12th, 2023
National Mens Health Week is June 12-20, the week leading up to Father’s Day, because what better way to celebrate Dad than encourage him to take care of his health? We want the Men in our lives to be happy, healthy, and with us for a long time.
Tuesday May 30th, 2023
Family Health Medical Services has awarded their 2023 Health Sciences Scholarship Award to 4 exceptional students pursuing degrees in public health, health science, nursing, or other health-related fields.
Tuesday May 9th, 2023
The earlier you can detect breast cancer, the better your chances for successful treatment. We know it can be difficult to find the time to schedule and attend Mammogram appointments. That’s why we’re partnering with Windsong Radiology to bring state-of-the-art Mobile Mammography Screening to you!
Tuesday Apr 25th, 2023
Spring is a season filled with long sunny days, and more time spent outdoors.
Tuesday Apr 18th, 2023
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is coming up on Saturday, April 22nd from 10am-2pm!
Thursday Apr 6th, 2023
All of our office locations will be closed April 7th, 2023, for Good Friday.
We will re-open on Monday, April 10th.
From our family to yours, we wish you a fun filled Easter Weekend!
Thursday Mar 30th, 2023
Today we celebrate our wonderful team of physicians at Family Health Medical Services!
Tuesday Mar 28th, 2023
Regular screening, beginning at age 45, is the key to preventing colorectal cancer.
Tuesday Mar 14th, 2023
Each year Family Health Medical Services hosts an annual Polar Plunge to raise money for those in need. Despite an unseasonable warm February, and an open lake, the 2023 Plunge was a splashing success!
Tuesday Mar 7th, 2023
Even if you’re feeling healthy, you should still make an appointment to have a yearly physical exam. Preventative care is one of the most important steps you can take to stay healthy throughout the year.
Wednesday Dec 21st, 2022
The Holidays are upon us!
Please note our Holiday Hours and plan ahead for your appointments and prescription refills.
Monday Dec 19th, 2022
As we approach the final weeks of 2022, I am reflecting on the not just the past year, but the past few years and just how much has happened in our world.
Tuesday Dec 6th, 2022
Respiratory virus cases, including RSV and Flu, have increased at a rapid pace. Take precautions this holiday season to protect your loved ones and those at a higher risk of complications from Flu, RSV and Covid-19.
Sunday Nov 13th, 2022
During National Nurse Practitioner Week, we honor our nations more than 355,000 nurse practitioners for rising to meet the needs of patients by delivering high-quality health care in more than 1 billion visits each year.
Sunday Oct 9th, 2022
Family Health Medical Services, PLLC is celebrating its 40th Anniversary as a leading healthcare provider in WNY. FHMS specializes in primary care and has built a reputation of excellence in providing compassionate and attentive primary medical care for the whole family.
Thursday Sep 29th, 2022
Please help us welcome Maddison Heslink, PA-C. Maddison has joined our medical care team and is accepting new patients at our 216 E. Main Street office in Westfield, NY.
Tuesday Sep 27th, 2022
We are pleased to announce that Taylor Hibbard, PA-C has joined our practice and is accepting new patients at our 31 Sherman Street office in Jamestown, NY.
Thursday Aug 18th, 2022
As a parent, you want to keep your children safe. Routine childhood vaccinations are an important way to ensure that your child and community remain healthy and protected against serious diseases, like measles and whooping cough.
Thursday Aug 4th, 2022
Monkeypox is a disease caused by a virus not commonly seen in the United States. However, monkeypox cases recently have been found in the United States. As of today, 8/4/22, there are no confirmed cases in Chautauqua County. We are monitoring the situation and are working with public health authorities to stop the further spread of the current monkeypox outbreak. If we all know the facts and work together, we can help to stop the spread of monkeypox.
Tuesday Aug 2nd, 2022
Late Summer is often busy with shopping for school supplies, finding new clothes and end of summer vacations. This year add scheduling your child's back-to-school physical to your to-do list.
Tuesday Jul 12th, 2022
Scheduling an appointment with one of our providers is now as simple as 1, 2, 3 with our online scheduling feature!
Saturday Jul 2nd, 2022
All of our locations will be closed on Monday, July 4th and will reopen as usual on Tuesday, July 5th.
We wish you a safe and happy 4th of July!
Tuesday Jun 21st, 2022
Juneteenth – also known as Emancipation Day and Freedom Day - stands as an enduring symbol of Black American Freedom.
Monday Jun 13th, 2022
International Men's Health Week always begins on the Monday before Father's Day and ends on Father's Day itself. We all have dads, brothers, sons, grandfathers, and male friends in our lives. What better way to celebrate them by encouraging them to take care of their health?
Saturday Jun 11th, 2022
Family Health Medical Services created the FHMS Health Sciences Scholarship for graduating high school students who are enrolling full-time to receive a degree in public health, health science, nursing, or other health related field.
Thursday Jun 9th, 2022
June is Pride month, which celebrates the history, culture, and contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Friday Jun 3rd, 2022
Spending time outdoors is a great way to be physically active, reduce stress and get vitamin D. You can wok and play outside without increasing your risk for skin cancer by protecting your skin from the sun.
Tuesday May 17th, 2022
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S than all other cancers combined.
Friday May 6th, 2022
Each year, National Nurses Week (May 6-12) recognizes nurses for their specialized knowledge, critical thinking skills and compassion they bring to their roles every day.
Wednesday Apr 27th, 2022
A strong administrative team is essential for bringing a bright and positive energy into the workplace and maintaining seamless day-to-day operations.
Thursday Mar 31st, 2022
March 31st has been declared National Medical Billers Day.
Wednesday Mar 30th, 2022
March 30th is National Doctors Day. Today we come together to honor the physicians in our practice, our community, and our nation.
Tuesday Feb 15th, 2022
Devoting a little time every day to care for yourself can go a long way toward protecting the health of your heart. Simple self-care, such as taking a moment to de-stress, giving yourself time to move more, preparing healthier meals, and not cheating on sleep can all benefit your heart.
Tuesday Feb 8th, 2022
When stress hits hard like it has during the pandemic, many of us eat more, and less-than-healthy comfort foods may be the treats we reach for first. But an unhealthy response to stress can be hard on your body, especially your heart.
Tuesday Feb 1st, 2022
Heart disease is a leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Most middle-aged and young adults have one or more risk factors for heart disease, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or being a smoker or overweight. Having multiple risk factors increases your risk for heart disease.
Tuesday Jan 25th, 2022
Free at-home COVID-19 test kits are now available through the United States Government.
Each household can order up to four COVID-19 rapid antigen tests. The test kits will be delivered to your home by the U.S Postal Service.
Thursday Jan 20th, 2022
HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a common virus that can cause cancers later in life.
Tuesday Jan 18th, 2022
Quadrant Biosciences is offering free COVID-19 PCR testing in Jamestown on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays and in Dunkirk on Tuesday and Thursdays until further notice. The test is a PCR saliva test. Results will be emailed within 24-48 hours.
Tuesday Jan 4th, 2022
All women are at risk for cervical cancer. It occurs most often in women over age 30. Each year, more than 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. Yet cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers today. In most cases cervical cancer can be prevented through early detection and treatment of abnormal cell changes that occur in the cervix years before cervical cancer develops.
Tuesday Dec 28th, 2021
The holidays are here, and while that means more opportunities for spreading cheer, there is also more opportunity for spreading flu and other respiratory viruses as people resume travel and gather with family and friends.
Friday Dec 24th, 2021
Holiday traditions are important for families and children. There are several ways to enjoy holiday traditions and protect your health. Because many generations tend to gather to celebrate holidays, the best way to minimize COVID-19 risk and keep your family and friends safer is to get vaccinated if you’re eligible.
Thursday Dec 23rd, 2021
FHMS Practice Partner and County Physician Dr. Robert Berke has been a public health officer for several decades. He took time out of his busy schedule this week to talk about the current COVID-19 situation and the need to unify our efforts against the deadly virus.
Tuesday Nov 9th, 2021
Every day more than 325,000 nurse practitioners go the extra mile to provide better health care in communities nationwide.
Thursday Oct 28th, 2021
Joshua Radecki, PA-C works as a Physician Assistant at our Allen Street Location in Jamestown, New York.
Wednesday Oct 20th, 2021
Today is National Medical Assistants day. Medical Assistants are essential members to our patient centered care team.
Tuesday Oct 12th, 2021
It’s important for everyone to do their part to stay healthy this flu season.
Tuesday Oct 12th, 2021
Are you a patient centered individual looking for more in your career?
Thursday Oct 7th, 2021
This week (Oct 6th – 12th) we are celebrating all of our physician assistants, who are valuable players on our team and provide our patients access to high quality care all year.
Monday Oct 4th, 2021
Katie Madden, PA-C works as a physician assistant in our Sherman Street location. Katie attended Daemon College where she received a Master of Physician Assistant Studies and has been in practice since 2013.
Tuesday Sep 28th, 2021
DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 Vaccination clinic is being held Tuesday, September 28th, 4:30PM-6:30PM.
Thursday Sep 23rd, 2021
Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. Nearly 1 in 5 school-age children in the U.S are obese.
Tuesday Sep 21st, 2021
Today we’re celebrating National IT Professionals Day.
When things are going smoothly, it can be easy to forget about your IT professionals.
Tuesday Sep 14th, 2021
People with moderately to severely compromised immune systems are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 and may not build the same level of immunity to 2-dose vaccine series compared to people who are not immunocompromised.
Tuesday Sep 7th, 2021
Aside from non-melanoma skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. This year, more than 174,600 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and more than 31,600 die from the disease.
Thursday Sep 2nd, 2021
Did you know that there are several new vaccines that weren’t available when your teenager was an infant or toddler?
Tuesday Aug 31st, 2021
When you Move More every day, you can reach some pretty big goals over time. Small steps can add up to huge strides -- in your physical health, mental health, stress levels, sleep, productivity, relationships and more. Let movement take you places you never thought possible!
Thursday Aug 26th, 2021
Are you fitting in at least 150 minutes (2.5 hours) of heart-pumping physical activity per week? If not, you’re not alone. Only about one in five adults and teens get enough exercise to maintain good health. Being more active can help all people think, feel, and sleep better and perform daily tasks more easily. And if you’re sedentary, sitting less is a great place to start.
Thursday Aug 19th, 2021
COVID-19 disrupted both in-person learning and routine well-child visits for many children over the last year. Heading back to school may look different now, but one thing hasn’t changed: vaccinations help protect your child from vaccine-preventable diseases.
Tuesday Aug 17th, 2021
Uebelhoer, PA-C works as a physician assistant in our Allen Street office. Originally from Frewsburg, NY, Sarah takes great pride in caring for patients in the community she grew up in. When asked what she enjoys most about working at FHMS, Sarah shared she loves seeing families and watching them grow, especially when she gets to see infants, parents, and grandparents from the same family.
Thursday Aug 12th, 2021
The New York State Department of Education requires an annual physical examination conducted by a New York State Physician for new entrants, and students in Grades K, 2, 4, 7 and 10.
Tuesday Aug 10th, 2021
FHMS continues to take proactive steps to protect our patients and caregivers, and to prevent potential transmission of the COVID-19 virus. With growing cases in the county, we find it necessary to reinstate our screening efforts for all in-office visits.
Tuesday Aug 3rd, 2021
Family Health Medical Services (FHMS) is pleased to announce that board certified osteopathic medicine physician, Metivia A. Whitmore, DO, has rejoined the FHMS family as our newest practicing Partner.
Friday Jul 30th, 2021
Wishing a happy National System Administrators Day to our very own, Jocelyn Jackson!
Tuesday Jul 27th, 2021
Choosing the right sunscreen can help reduce your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging caused by the sun’s harmful rays. Sunscreen in an important tool in the fight against skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Tuesday Jul 20th, 2021
Skin Cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., but it is also one of the most preventable cancers.
One in Five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and nearly 20 Americans die from Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, every day. That is why it is so important to protect yourself from the sun.
Friday Jun 11th, 2021
On Wednesday afternoon, the practice partners and staff of Family Health Medical Services welcomed local and state dignitaries for the red ribbon cutting on the new Westfield location.
Thursday Jun 3rd, 2021
Parents or legal guardians of any New Yorker, ages 12 to 17, can enter their child who has received at least their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, for a chance to win one of 50, four-year full-ride scholarships (including tuition, fees, room-and-board, and expenses) to any New York State public college or university.
Wednesday May 26th, 2021
Family Health Medical Services is excited to announce in-office rapid COVID-19 testing is now available for any of our asymptomatic patients.
Monday May 24th, 2021
With over 5 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year, skin cancer is America’s most common cancer; skin cancer is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer.
Saturday May 22nd, 2021
The sun is finally out and the weather is warming up quickly. Spending time outside is a great way to be physically active, reduce stress, and get Vitamin D.
Thursday May 20th, 2021
Last week the CDC updated its masking guidelines for fully vaccinated people.
Wednesday May 19th, 2021
Family Health Medical Services is excited to announce that we will be returning to our previous location at 95 E Chautauqua St, Mayville beginning Monday, May 24th!
Thursday May 6th, 2021
National Nurses Week 2021 kicks off on Thursday, May 6th, which also happens to National Nurses Day!
Thursday Apr 1st, 2021
In observance of Good Friday, we will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021.
Tuesday Mar 30th, 2021
National Doctors' Day is held every year on March 30th in the United States. It is a day to celebrate the contribution of physicians who serve our country by caring for its' citizens.
Friday Mar 26th, 2021
Please Welcome Julie Shaeffer, PA-C back to Family Health Medical Services
Thursday Mar 25th, 2021
If you are due for a mammogram and have recently been vaccinated for COVID-19, some health experts now recommend that women do not have a mammogram for 4-6 weeks after final vaccination.
Friday Mar 19th, 2021
We were thrilled to join event sponsor Bentley Tree Care, LLC to present a check from the proceeds of the 2021 Brrrr-tual Plunge to Rosie’s Run yesterday!
Thursday Mar 4th, 2021
The New York State Department of Health will hold a mass vaccination site at Jamestown Community College in Olean to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible residents of Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua County residents.
Tuesday Mar 2nd, 2021
Dr Riedesel has spent much of the COVID-19 Pandemic working as a hospitalist at Westfield Memorial Hospital. We are thrilled to announce that he has returned to his full time schedule at our Westfield location.
Welcome back Dr. Riedesel, your dedication and commitment during this pandemic deserves our deepest gratitude.
Wednesday Feb 24th, 2021
We understand that some people may be concerned about getting vaccinated now that COVID-19 vaccines are available in the United States. Millions of people in the US have already received COVID-19 vaccines, and these vaccines have undergone the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. While more COVID-19 vaccines are being developed as quickly as possible, routine processes and procedures remain in place to ensure the safety of any vaccine that is authorized or approved for use. Safety is a top priority, and there are many reasons to get vaccinated.
Tuesday Feb 9th, 2021
We're on the front lines, we're getting the COVID-19 vaccination to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and our patients. Family Health Medical Services encourages you to get your COVID-19 vaccination when eligible.
Thursday Jan 21st, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Update
MAYVILLE, NY: As of January 15, New Yorkers eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination can only use the states online Am I Eligible? Tool (https://am-i-eligible. covid19vaccine. health. ny. gov/) to connect to a vaccination clinic run by the State of New York.
Wednesday Jan 6th, 2021
The FDA recently granted emergency approval of Pfizer + BioNtech's COVID-19 Vaccine. This is fantastic news and a positive step forward in fighting the Coronavirus pandemic.
Friday Dec 11th, 2020
The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The holidays often present a dizzying array of demands — cooking meals, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a few. And if COVID-19 is spreading in your community, you may be feeling additional stress, or you may be worrying about you and your loved ones' health. You may also feel stressed, sad or anxious because your holiday plans may look different during the COVID-19 pandemic
Tuesday Dec 8th, 2020
Your medical team at FHMS is aware of concerns that the rising Coronavirus cases are causing within the community.
Saturday Nov 28th, 2020
With COVID-19 cases on the rise, we’re closely monitoring the situation and taking every possible step to ensure the safety of both the patients we care for and our dedicated staff. We’re making the check-in process at our locations fast and easy with our new self service pre check-in option.
Before arriving to your appointment you can start the check-in process conveniently from your smart phone, tablet, or computer in the privacy of your own home limiting time spent in the waiting room.
Wednesday Nov 18th, 2020
Monday Oct 26th, 2020
Family Health Medical Services continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation around the clock. We have implemented all recommendations provided by our local and state departments of health and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention to be sure our patients, staff and community are safe
Please visit the following pages for more information on COVID-19
Thursday Oct 22nd, 2020
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Tuesday Oct 13th, 2020
Thursday Sep 10th, 2020
Saturday Sep 5th, 2020
We are delighted and disheartened to announce that Wendy Chase, PA-C has retired from the practice of family medicine.
Tuesday Aug 18th, 2020
At Family Health Medical Services, our success is measured by our patients satisfaction with our services and the care they receive.
Thursday Aug 6th, 2020
We're delighted to see our new office building coming together.
Tuesday Aug 4th, 2020
Family Health Medical Services is proud to announce the winning recipients of the 2020 FHMS Health Sciences Scholarship.
Thursday Jul 23rd, 2020
FHMS is excited to announce we will again be seeing patients in our 31 Sherman Street, location as of July 27th!
Tuesday Jul 21st, 2020
With an emphasis on safety and disinfecting, we are continuing to provide the medical services our community relies on us for. You can come to our offices and get the care you need, knowing that we're taking every precaution to get you seen quickly and safely.
Thursday Jun 11th, 2020
We encourage families to schedule over-due and upcoming visits right away. Well-child visits are very important for ALL kids, especially those 24 months and younger, and our best advice is to keep those appointments.
Thursday Mar 19th, 2020
Your medical team at FHMS is aware of concerns that the Coronavirus pandemic is causing within the community.
Family Health Medical Services has implemented strict processes for ill patients who may have concerns about symptoms of Coronavirus. Patients with fever, cough or shortness of breath are not being treated in any of our offices.
Please read the full article to determine if you should keep your regular scheduled appointment.
Saturday Mar 14th, 2020
Colorectal cancer affects men and women of all racial and ethnic groups, and is most often found in people who are 50 years old or older.
Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States, but it doesn’t have to be. Colorectal Cancer screenings saves lives.
Tuesday Mar 10th, 2020
The safety of our patients and our employees is our number one priority.
If you are experiencing any of the following flu like symptoms such as fever, coughing, rash, vomiting, diarrhea body aches or shortness of breath, we ask that you call the office before coming to your appointment. Please do not come directly to the office without speaking to a member of our medical team.
Thursday Feb 20th, 2020
The estimated temperature was 23 degrees on Saturday. Before the first plunger hit the water, the 2020 Polar Plunge had raised over $6,000 for FeedMore WNY in Chautauqua County.
Friday Feb 7th, 2020
Do you know what causes cardiovascular disease in women? What about the survival rate? Or whether women of all ethnicities share the same risk?
The fact is: cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year.
Thursday Feb 6th, 2020
While the CDC considers the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak a serious situation and is taking preparedness measures, the immediate health risk in the U.S. from the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is considered low at this time, based on what we know.
Tuesday Feb 4th, 2020
We would like to thank the following businesses for their generous sponsorship of the 2020 Polar Plunge.
Sunday Nov 10th, 2019
Family Health Medical Services is proud to announce our 6th Annual Polar Plunge, to be held on Saturday, February 15th, 2020, at Mayville Lakeside Park during the President’s Day Winter Festival.
Tuesday Nov 5th, 2019
Family Health Medical Services will be participating in the Downtown Jamestown Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration, taking place on Friday, December 6, 2019. Wrap up warm and join us for an evening full of Holiday Celebration.
Friday Nov 1st, 2019
Group shot of the whole FHMS family during last year's Christmas parade!