COVID-19 spread rapidly in the initial stages and forced school leaders to implement school closures to protect students, teachers, and staff and prevent the spread of the virus. School closures occured before the end of the 2019-2020 school year and COVID-19 is still around. District and school leaders, along with local health departments are forced […]
The novel coronavirus has impacted healthcare systems and medical care in incredible ways. Of late, chronic disease management and treatment adherence have been significantly affected by COVID-19. Many patients with a chronic disease have avoided visiting their doctors due to fear of the spread of the coronavirus, which makes maintaining their health during this pandemic […]
Telemedicine urgent care services are just one way in which healthcare providers are able to make sure patients are taken care of during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, patients are likely to value the continued use of telemedicine moving forward.
This is because telemedicine is extremely convenient and accessible for a majority of urgent care patients. […]
Athletes are more prone to injury than the average person. They know that when they enter the sport, but that doesn’t mean anyone ever wants to be injured. When an injury occurs during a game or practice, it’s important to stop everything and take it seriously, even if it seems minor. Continuing to play on […]
During the winter and springtime, many patients are likely to suffer from a common cold. As mentioned on our previous urgent care blog, common colds effect the majority of patients in all age groups. Even when patients try their best to prevent a cold, it is more likely than naught the disease will cause a […]
Common colds are some of the most infectious diseases known in the U.S. In fact, patients of all ages are likely to have at least one common cold which means you’ll need to manage a cold and find treatment options quickly.
In fact, the CDC explains that most people get at least one common cold […]
Having a cough is annoying, uncomfortable, and something that no one wants to deal with any longer than they have to. As annoying as a cough is, a lot of people think there’s nothing that can be done other than waiting for it to go away. That misconception leads to days spent feeling uncomfortable instead […]
Bronchitis is a type of upper respiratory infection that’s especially common during the wintertime. Bronchitis often rises in the number of cases along with the cold, flu, pneumonia, and sinus infections. If bronchitis goes untreated it will get worse and can even require hospitalization. When you’re battling a case of bronchitis, getting the treatment you […]
Urgent care is an excellent alternative to the emergency room if you require treatment for an urgent but non-life-threatening injury or illness. Even though there are urgent care centers in nearly every town now, it can still take a while to get from where you are to the urgent care for treatment.
When that happens, […]
Suffering from a chronic disease is something that impacts every aspect of a patient’s life. Each decision they make will somehow connect back to their disease, and this can become a suffocating feeling.
To avoid being buried under depression because of your chronic illness, use a care checklist to keep everything on track. Additionally, make sure […]