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Influenza activity has increased significantly this week

Influenza activity has increased significantly this week nationwide and also in El Paso. We are seeing many cases of both Type A and Type B influenza. The CDC recently commented this year’s vaccine was 48% effective. That means it prevents about half the cases we would have if there were no vaccine. The best protection remains prevention and the best prevention is an annual flu vaccine.

Summit UC finishing final phase of expansion

It’s that time! Get your annual flu vaccine now. The CDC recommends everyone over 6 months of age receive an annual flu vaccine. We have this year’s vaccine in stock. Don’t wait. Get it now. We are finishing our third and final phase of expansion this month. We have moved our entrance back to our north side while we add a covered area for our new waiting room. The project is underway and should wrap up around the middle of October.

Summit Urgent Care El Paso, TX – Urgent Care Cost

Urgent care centers provide a bridge between primary care physicians and hospital emergency rooms. The staff in urgent care centers consists of family care and emergency room physicians who can handle all the services provided at a traditional doctor’s office or the emergency room with the exception of keeping medical records and treating life-threatening conditions. This makes them convenient for patients with injuries or illnesses that are not life-threatening and who cannot wait to book an appointment with their primary care

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El Paso Urgent Care: Strep Throat – Symptoms and Treatment

Strep throat is a contagious disease caused by a bacteria known as streptococcus. The disease causes inflammation and swelling of the mucous membranes lining the back of the throat and tonsils. It mainly affects school-aged children and teenagers. Strep throat is common in children aged between 5 to 15 years. Statistics show that Streptococcus bacteria causes about 15% to 40% of sore throat cases in this age group. Read More…

Urgent Care in El Paso Tx: Pink Eye

Inflammation of the eye, is commonly referred to as pink eye or conjunctivitis. This is a very common infection that is caused by a number of factors. As common as it is, not all forms are contagious. However, it is important to understand the signs and symptoms of what the cause could be in order to treat it properly.