Essential Home Medical Items Needed During a Freeze

First-Aid Kit

Ensure your home first-aid kit is prepared for the next winter freeze with the right medical supplies. During times of extremely cold weather or a winter freeze, staying healthy and safe may present a challenge. Slippery roads, power outages, freezing temperatures, and so much more are what some people face once their area is under…

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Food That Boosts Mental Health

Mental Health Boosting Food

Implement food that boosts mental health into your daily life for a simple way to participate in National Self-Love Month this year. For many, a new year marks new beginnings – a time for a fresh start and alignment in day-to-day life. Many do this by setting goals and resolutions to implement into their life…

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Difference Between Outpatient and Inpatient Medical Services

Patient waits for outpatient service

Will your hospital procedure require you to stay overnight? In a hospital, the terms inpatient and outpatient are often used when referring to the type of procedure or services a patient receives. It is essential for you to know the difference between the two types of care to understand what to expect during and after…

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The Health and Wellness Checklist for 2023

Health & Wellness Yoga

New year, healthier you! Discover 10 essential tips for maintaining health and wellness in 2023. Over the next month, thousands will participate in the typical new year activities – buying a new planner with the new calendar year, creating a vision board that maps out the year ahead, and writing a list of resolutions to…

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Prevent Burn Injuries

Severe burn injury prevention

Avoid hazardous burn injuries with essential safety tips and learn the correct time to go to the ER based on burn severity.  We see it happen every year. Hundreds of thousands of patients of all ages are admitted to the hospital with burn injuries – ranging from minor to severe. With the right prevention, you…

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Emergency Room vs. Urgent care: Where should I go?

Physician provides emergency services

Determine if an ER or Urgent Care is the right choice for you in a sudden medical situation. When you’re suddenly feeling sick or have an unexpected injury, you have many options for “immediate” care – the emergency room, an urgent care facility, or a free-standing clinic. Do not let the challenge of choosing what…

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Winter Holiday Safety Tips to Avoid a Trip to the ER

Christmas decorations

Keep you and your loved ones out of the ER this holiday season with some prevention tips on some of the most common holiday accidents and injuries.   This time of year brings joy, cheer, and festivity for most of us. The weather grows colder, nights grow longer, and every time we turn around, it’s…

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What Are Emergency Room Laboratory Services

ER Laboratory

Explore the benefits of on-site laboratory services in micro-hospitals. Did you know you could visit your neighborhood emergency room for just laboratory services only?  There is no denying the vital component laboratory services play in an emergency room. Emergency rooms provide a wide range of medical services and treat various illnesses with different levels of…

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Elf on the Shelf Doctor’s Note

Elf on The Shelf

Parents, get your official Elf on the Shelf doctor’s note today and get 3 days off from all elf duties! Calling all Elf on The Shelf Parents!  It’s that time of year again. Hanging lights, preparing a gift list for Santa, hot chocolate, and of course, your child’s favorite – Elf on the Shelf. Over…

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Regional Thanksgiving Dishes Across America  

Thanksgiving turkey cutting

Explore the unique dishes each region of the United States makes to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday and add them to your recipe book. Depending on where you are in the United States, your Thanksgiving dinner table may look slightly different. From the deep South to the Midwest to New England, each region of America has…

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The Most Common Winter Respiratory Illnesses 

winter respiratory illness in lungs

Discover this year’s top respiratory illnesses and learn how to prevent them from affecting your life.  It is that time of year again. You know, the one where you cough once, and everyone in the room gives you a death stare. The winter months are known to bring cold weather and a long list of…

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Emergency Care for The Whole Family

Emergencies can happen without warning at any given time. That’s why we’re here to provide you with the care you need 24/7/365. Our facility offers comprehensive medical care, treating major and minor injuries. Whether you require imaging for a broken bone or testing for an infection, you can rely on our board-certified physicians and expert…

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Ways to Help a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and whether you are seeking to help someone with Alzheimer’s or are the individual that cares for a person that’s been diagnosed, we have some helpful tips on ways to lend a hand. In order to help, you first need to understand what the disease is and be aware of…

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We’re Here for Your Children

children

We know that kids can get sick or hurt at any given time. Not to worry though; we’re here for you and your family. Our physicians are board-certified and trained to treat pediatric ER cases, and with on-site imaging and laboratory, we are prepared to make your child’s visit quick and comfortable. Our location offers…

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Protect Yourself from UV Rays

UV Rays

Summer is in full swing, which means we are all spending more time outside. We strongly encourage everyone to be aware of the importance of protecting their skin from the sun and UV rays. As you may know, too much exposure to UV could cause skin cancer. According to The National Cancer Institute, skin cancer…

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How to Stay Safe This Fourth of July!

As the holiday weekend rolls in and the celebrations begin, we encourage you to take caution in the activities and stay safe this July 4th! We have some tips for you to stay safe this Independence Day. Firework Safety Tips Fireworks are an essential part of the Fourth of July, and although fireworks are tons…

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Recognizing A Stroke Can Save Your Life

stroke

Did you know that May is National Stroke Awareness Month? We’re sharing some facts and need to know information about what a stroke looks like, how to lower your chances of having one, and what the risks are. What is a stroke The American Stroke Association defines a stroke as “a disease that affects the…

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The Difference between COVID-19, the Flu, Allergies, RSV, and a Cold

sick girl

We’ve all been there; you wake up with a sore throat and your brain immediately starts rattling off the possible sicknesses you’ve caught. With cold and flu season colliding with COVID-19 spikes, it’s hard to tell what you’ve come down with. Cue the frantic Googling! To help settle some of the confusion, we’ve provided a…

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Emergency Room Services

Providing the care you deserve When thinking of a hospital, it may be hard to remember a time when anything other than COVID-19 came to mind. And although our healthcare workers on the frontlines continue to give this pandemic their all, hospital and emergency room care extend far beyond the coronavirus. Our incredible team of…

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Get Your Elf on the Shelf a Doctor’s Note

It’s that time of year again! Time to break out the hot chocolate, Christmas lights, and your child’s favorite—Elf on the Shelf! We understand that during the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it can be hard to keep up. That’s why we’re offering a unique way to give parents a break during the busy…

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Go with Your Gut and Improve Digestive Health

One of the most common reasons people land in the ER is abdominal pain. The exact cause of stomach pain can be difficult to pinpoint, but more often than not, these issues stem from digestion problems. We hear a lot about the digestive system, usually in broad terms, but what all goes into our digestive…

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