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What is a Rapid COVID-19 Test?

As scientists and medical researchers continue to study the COVID-19 virus, they’ve been able to make significant progress in testing and detection. Recently, a rapid COVID test has been developed to increase efficiency in diagnosing and controlling the spread of the illness. Here’s everything you need to know about rapid COVID-19 testing.
Why Is There a […]

By |November 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What is a Rapid COVID-19 Test?

Flu Shot FAQs for Patients

Getting a flu shot is incredibly important, especially this year with COVID-19 in addition to the regular influenza virus present. The flu vaccine can help patients get immunity to the current versions of the virus and help rule out flu symptoms. Think you’re ready for flu season? Here’s everything you need to know about the […]

By |November 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Flu Shot FAQs for Patients

Is it Possible to Have Safe Holiday Celebrations During COVID-19?

COVID-19 has had a big impact on how we live our daily lives. While we all probably hoped it would be gone by now, that isn’t the case. Heath experts are working to formulate a vaccine to manage the spread of COVID-19, but until that happens, taking extra precautions is necessary.

Are Holiday Gatherings Safe?
The […]

By |October 30th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Is it Possible to Have Safe Holiday Celebrations During COVID-19?

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

It’s better to prepare for the flu season than not. A flu infection can cause severe illness and complications. The seasonal flu sweeps through the country each year and infects thousands of people along the way. You should do what’s necessary to prevent catching the flu especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. This time around you […]

By |August 25th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on How Should I Prepare for Flu Season During COVID-19?

How to Prepare Your Student for Back to School

Schools are starting to begin their academic year with virtual, in-person or hybrid learning for students. Whether your student is preparing to return to school this fall or are going to be learning at home for the time being, you should take some time to discuss safety measures with your children for when they are […]

By |August 20th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Prepare Your Student for Back to School

How to Tell if Your Cut Needs Stitches

Injuries can occur at any time, from bumping into something to accidentally missing when slicing up your dinner to tripping on a crack in the sidewalk while walking or going for a jog. Among the most common of injuries are cuts and lacerations, which can be misleading by appearance. Cuts can initially appear superficial while […]

By |July 8th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Tell if Your Cut Needs Stitches

American Heart Month: Tips to Improve Your Heart Health

Did you know that February is American heart month? With heart attack remaining the leading cause of death in the US, it’s no surprise there’s a month dedicated to helping to educate people about their heart and heart health. There’s always room for improvement when it comes to your heart health, and these tips are […]

By |February 26th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on American Heart Month: Tips to Improve Your Heart Health

What is a Normal Cholesterol Level?

Cholesterol’s a tough subject, but it doesn’t have to be. Knowing your average cholesterol level is essential to your well-being now and in the future. What exactly is cholesterol, you ask? Well, it’s a fat-like, waxy substance found in your body’s cells. Your liver makes cholesterol, and it’s located in some foods such as dairy and […]

By |November 15th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What is a Normal Cholesterol Level?

When to Visit an Urgent Care for the Flu!

For most people, it’s the joy of the holidays that they know of when it’s fall or winter. For some, it’s flu season! The influenza virus, also known as the flu, tends to ruin the fun for millions ever year.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states the influenza virus is circulating. Unfortunately, the […]

By |November 12th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on When to Visit an Urgent Care for the Flu!

How Much Candy Is Too Much On Halloween?

Halloween is the time of year where candy is displayed everywhere. Whether there are mini snickers, skittle, or tootsie rolls, almost every establishment and every house will have it available wherever you go. But how much is too much? It is fine to allow yourself to try a few pieces of your favorite candy throughout […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Much Candy Is Too Much On Halloween?