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How Does Urgent Care Support Pediatric Health Needs?

Parents have a difficult job of protecting the health and safety of their child. Sometimes, even with the best prevention, accidents and illness still occur. Parents that have a sick or injured child are in for a scary experience. That fear leaves parents unsure of how to treat the child and in many cases, leads […]

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Vaccine Fast Facts 101: What You Should Know

Vaccines are incredibly important for developing young children’s immune system against infectious diseases and for improving immunity from dangerous viruses and bacteria.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) explain that vaccinations are necessary for children and young adults (13-18) to develop immunity from diseases including measles, rubella, mumps, tetanus, and hepatitis. Without these key vaccinations the spread […]

By |March 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Vaccine Fast Facts 101: What You Should Know

STD Testing Basics: When to Get Screened

Most adults will require an STD (sexually transmitted disease) test or screening throughout their life. In 2017, nearly 2.2 million adults reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis as more cases of these STD grew year-to-year.

Additionally, most adults that are sexually active already have a high risks of contracting at least one STD in their […]

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The Key Differences Between Retail Clinics and Urgent Care Centers

If you have ever been in a major retailer, pharmacy chain, or a similar store then you likely have seen a “retail clinic.”

For the most part, retail clinics aim to provide convenient and affordable healthcare services to shoppers while they’re already shopping or running an errand. A retail clinic may be good for an individual […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on The Key Differences Between Retail Clinics and Urgent Care Centers

Vaping Healthcare Risks for Teens and Youth:

As you may have heard, “vaping” or the consumption of e-cigarettes is growing immensely in popularity among teenagers and young adults.

Nearly 11 percent of high school seniors, 8 percent of 10th graders, and 3.5 percent of eighth-graders have tried e-cigarettes or frequently use e-cigarettes, according to data gathered by Yale School of Medicine. These […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Vaping Healthcare Risks for Teens and Youth:

A 2019 Chronic Care Checklist: Prevent and Screen Regularly!

2019 has just started, but it may be time to start thinking about the best ways to prevent or treat a chronic disease.

Nearly six out of ten Americans have at least one chronic condition, according to the CDC. This means that every person has a significant risk of developing a chronic condition.

Chronic diseases […]

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When should you use an Urgent Care over the Emergency Room?

Injuries, illnesses, and other unexpected medical events can derail your normal life. In most instances, you’ll want and need medical treatment ASAP for whatever your ailment is.

But most people may have trouble deciding when their medical situation is “urgent” or a full-on “medical emergency.” These terms confuse many patients requiring healthcare services since they […]

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Ease Your Flu-Symptoms With These Tips!

When the flu strikes, it can really take a toll on your body.  While there is no cure for the flu or a cold, there are many at-home remedies that can provide you with short-term relief, and a few of them might actually help you get better.  See which ones show the most promise!
Chicken Soup
Grandma […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Ease Your Flu-Symptoms With These Tips!

Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Practice Road Safety on Halloween

Halloween is filled with children in costumes walking and running down the sidewalks. While it’s lots of fun for them, it can also be extremely dangerous. All of those cute kids in even cuter costumes are just a few small steps from the road filled with passing cars. Teaching your child about road safety should […]

By |October 25th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Practice Road Safety on Halloween