Winter means extra family time, holidays, and beautiful snow falling, but it also means an increased chance of illness. The common cold affects people roughly 2-3 times each year, so it’s important to be prepared. Rather you’re taking care of yourself or a loved one, utilize these tips to treat the common cold the best […]
Staying healthy may not be at the top of your priority list during the Thanksgiving season, but it should be! The holidays should never be an excuse to put your health on the back burner. In fact, it’s the perfect time of year to remember why your health is so important. We’ve put together a […]
Urgent care centers and walk-in clinics are rising in popularity and vaccinations are no exception. The non-traditional approach to care that you’re able to find at an urgent care or walk-in clinic is something that has attracted patients of all ages for all different medical needs! If you’ve been looking for a way to get […]
The flu affects millions of individuals each year, but did you know that some people are more at risk than others? All patients should do their part to avoid the flu this flu season, but it’s important to know who’s at a higher risk. According to the CDC, these are the facts you need to […]
The flu season is pretty much kicking off at this moment. As more people stay close together indoors during gatherings, work, and school the flu has a greater chance of spreading from person to person.
The best way to protect against the flu virus is with an updated flu vaccine known as a “flu shot.” Without […]
The influenza virus can cause flu-related illnesses and other health consequences for millions of people annually. By protecting yourself against the disease, families can ensure they are vaccinated, hygienic, and less likely to get the disease.
A big part of preventing the flu virus is knowing how, and where, the flu virus is likely to spread. […]
Seasonal health updates are always important to follow as a parent. As summer becomes the fall, children are likely to experience a variety of unique health risks as the common cold and flu spreads quickier in schools and on playgrounds. Follow some of these seasonal health issues and make sure you get your child a […]
The flu shot is one of the best ways to protect against the latest influenza virus each year, which means patients should stay at the ready to get a flu shot ASAP.
Once a patient receives a flu shot, their body’s immune begins to develop protection against the virus and the various symptoms; sneezing, headache, fever, […]
If your child is thinking about attending a summer camp or playing a sport while school’s out, you’ve probably been told they need to get a physical. Getting a physical for your child is an added step to your busy schedule, we get it, but it’s important not to skip past it! Sports physicals will […]
Planning for a trip outside of the country is no small task. Booking the flights, packing your bags, and planning an itinerary is all on your never-ending to-do list. However, one of the most crucial needs on that list should be getting your travel vaccinations! Outbreaks of Zika and Ebola in recent years have made […]