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How is Acid Reflux (GERD) Affecting You?

GERD is the abbreviation of gastroesophageal reflux disease, and affects people of all ages for a variety of reasons. If you often taste stomach acid in your mouth after a meal, or experience excessive burping, you may have GERD. When is it time to see a professional about it?

Avoiding Injury While Pursuing New Year’s Resolutions

Did you make a pact with yourself to hit the gym more this year? Don’t fall victim to exercise-induced injuries, like 3.2 million Americans did in 2021. Our urgent care would like to share some tips with our valued patients on how to stay injury-free in your pursuits to a healthier life. Sleep We simply […]

Slips & Falls: Prevention is Key

Don’t Let Slippery Conditions Get You Down! This winter has already proved to be an icy one. Every year, 1 million Americans are injured from falling on ice and snow according to the CDC. With proper preparation, you can keep your family safe from these preventable injuries by wearing the right clothing, shoes, and moving […]

Know Your 2022 Flu Season Facts

Flu season is starting, and we would like to share information courtesy of the CDC in order to keep you and your family members safe this season. This fall and winter, the flu virus and the virus that causes COVID-19 may both be spreading. Vaccination is the best defense against both COVID-19 and the flu. […]

Why Asthma May Be Worse During Colder Months

You may notice your asthma becomes less easily controlled during the winter months. Here are some explanations why this happens – Air temperature changes The colder temperature along with the air being drier can irritate the airways leading to more mucous production. This can cause bronchial constriction and wheezing. Respiratory illnesses During the winter months, respiratory […]

Monkeypox: What You Should Know

Monkeypox is a viral disease with symptoms in humans similar to smallpox, including fever and rash. Anyone can get and spread Monkeypox regardless of sexual orientation. Person to person transmission of the virus can be spread by direct contact with lesions, body fluids of an infected person or with virus-contaminated objects, such as bedding or clothing.  […]

Tick Bites: Know How to Protect Yourself

In the northeast we see ticks and tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease, all year round, but during the warmer weather tick bites are more prevalent. It’s important to be aware of how to prevent these bites and what do if one happens. Prevention The first step in prevention is to dress appropriately in tick infested […]

Important Facts on Hot Tub Rash

Happy Summer!  With vacations and summer gatherings starting, we would like to share with you a few safety tips from the CDC: – Do not submerge your head in a hot tub– Remove your swimsuit and shower with soap after after getting out of the water– Wash your swimsuit after using it –  Do not get […]

The Journey Back: Returning to Normality

It has been over a year since COVID-19 became the focus of most of our lives, our families, work, school and other activities. Our ways of living were greatly changed, and quarantine became one of the best ways to prevent the spread of the virus. With the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine, there has been […]

Slip & Fall Injuries: What You Need to Know

Cold Weather Injury Treatment and Prevention During the Winter months we all get excited to ski, snowboard and go sledding. Along with the fun activities Winter brings comes cleaning up snow, shoveling, snow blowing and exposure to unsteady walkways. Injuries occur often and a lot require medical treatment or diagnosis. Making sure you and your […]

Rapid COVID-19 NP Swab & Antibody Testing

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic businesses, government and healthcare centers have relied on PCR-based testing to identify the virus in infected individuals, and determine antigens in those who have had the disease. The tests have been extremely accurate in determining a positive or negative result, however; they can take days to return due […]

Your COVID Testing FAQ Answered

We want to answer all your questions about COVID testing at our urgent care center. Our goal is to help each and every patient who needs testing. What type of tests do you offer?Our urgent care provides the PCR COVID-19 testing to identify the virus in people with and without symptoms. Our clinicians reserve the right to […]

Why This Year’s Flu Shot is More Important Than Ever

2020-2021 Flu Season This year has been a very important year with how we practice health care, and taking care of our body. COVID-19 has captured everyone’s attention and been in the news daily for the greater portion of this year, and will likely continue until things quiet down. The flu season, which peaks from […]

Facts About the Flu Shot

Why is it Important to Get Vaccinated Against the Flu?The Flu is a potentially serious disease and can lead to hospitalization, infections and sometimes death. Each year we experience different types of strains of the flu virus so it is important to get vaccinated each year to help prevent getting sick. Not only does the […]

Safely Returning to Work

The Journey Back: Safely Returning to Work Our organization is here to provide all your COVID-19 testing needs for those currently working and employees returning to the workforce. Our organizations understand the difficulty returning to work during this pandemic. That is why we are here to help support individuals and company needs. Our team will […]

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