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How Should I Prepare for Flu Season During COVID-19?

There are so many changes that have occurred during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Will it change the way you prepare for the flu season this year? The flu season is coming and you must ensure that you prevent catching the flu infection. You never know how the flu season will turn out, but thousands of […]

By |August 31st, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on How Should I Prepare for Flu Season During COVID-19?

Preparing Students to Go Back to School During COVID-19

The new school term is about to begin and it’s a tall order to find the best ways to not only keep students safe but to also ensure that they can learn and thrive in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Students learn best in person, but it’s imperative that the right approach is applied […]

By |August 24th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Preparing Students to Go Back to School During COVID-19

Stitches – When Are They Really Needed? 

Getting stitches is something that many people will experience in their lifetime as one of the most common medical procedures performed at urgent care centers. Stitches are used when a cut or laceration is too severe to heal and close on its own, which can be determined by several factors. If you suffer from a […]

By |July 27th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Stitches – When Are They Really Needed? 

Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Antibody Testing 

COVID-19 has affected millions of people around the world. Even those who haven’t been infected have had life-changing safety protocols put in place that impact every aspect of their daily life. As everyone adjusts to this “new normal”, many people are still living in fear of the virus. Antibody testing has provided a reprieve from […]

By |June 30th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Antibody Testing 

Identifying, Treating, and Preventing Lice 

Lice are a type of parasitic insect that feed on blood and use animals or people as their host. Lice live in the hair of their host. This can include the hair on your scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, and pubic hair. Lice multiply quickly and spread easily from one person to another. That means that when […]

By |February 26th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Identifying, Treating, and Preventing Lice 

Preventing Illness This Fall

Are you getting ready to travel home or on vacation for the holidays? Before you pack your bags and head for the airport, make sure you take steps to stay healthy and maintain your hygiene as the temperatures drop and you go through the stresses of the holiday season.
Regularly Wash Your Hands Throughout the Day
Think […]

By |November 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Preventing Illness This Fall

Avoiding Thanksgiving Turkey Injuries

Thanksgiving is a great day to get your entire family together to give thanks and catch up on what’s been going on in everyone’s lives. You’ll have a chance to relax, watch a few football games and enjoy a hearty meal. However, there is a critical moment in your Thanksgiving festivities that can be filled […]

By |November 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Avoiding Thanksgiving Turkey Injuries

How to Tell The Difference Between Cold and Flu

Fall is in full swing, which can take some time for you to adjust to as the temperatures fluctuate and the weather goes from sunny and warm to rainy and cold on a day-to-day basis. Two illnesses that increase in popularity during this time of year are the cold and flu, caused by highly contagious […]

By |October 31st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Tell The Difference Between Cold and Flu

When Should I Bring My Child to Urgent Care with a Cold?

The common cold has several symptoms that can make you uncomfortable, affecting your eyes, ears, nose, and throat. The virus peaks in popularity due to drier air and colder weather, as well as spending more time in close proximity with other people. This is why you see a dramatic uptick in colds and coughs in […]

By |October 31st, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on When Should I Bring My Child to Urgent Care with a Cold?

What You Should Know About the Flu Shot

The beginning of flu season brings along with it many questions about flu shots: when to get them, how long are they good for, is the shot from last year still effective. Flu season lasts from the beginning of fall through the late spring, peaking around mid-winter. The flu shot is the most effective way […]

By |September 30th, 2019|News & Updates|Comments Off on What You Should Know About the Flu Shot