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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 […]

COVID-19 Antibody Test (IgG) Now Available to All Individuals and Employers

What is COVID-19?COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The virus can cause mild to severe respiratory illness. Most experts also believe the virus sometimes causes very few or even no symptoms in some people. There is limited information available to characterize clinical illnesses associated with COVID-19, but it likely spreads to others when a […]

Telemedicine & Curbside Medical Care

We are now providing telemedicine and curbside COVID-19 evaluations and testing at some of our Urgent Care Centers! We understand the current COVID-19 pandemic crisis has changed everyone’s way of life. Excel Urgent Care & Affiliates are doing everything we can to help our community during this time. Some of our efforts to help slow […]

Coronavirus Safety of Our Patients

During this time of year we understand you are concerned about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). As your healthcare partner, we would like our patients to know that the safety of our patients is our top priority.  We also want to reassure you that while Coronavirus has been concerning, the overall risk to the general public remains […]

Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions for the 2019-2020 Season

What are the Symptoms of Flu? The symptoms of flu can include fever, feeling a cough, sore throat, runny nose, body aches, fatigue with a headache that usually starts abruptly. The symptoms of a cold and flu are similar, and it is important to see a doctor within the first few days of illness to […]

Coronavirus Public Health Alert

U.S. health officials are closely monitoring for any cases in the United States as the coronavirus spreads through China. Of 114 patients tested only 6 have come back positive. As of January 31, 2020, there were 6 cases found in the United States: one each in Arizona and Washington state, and two in California and Illinois.

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