CDC reports slight increase in flu activity in southern states. Still low in most of the country. January/February are the traditional high flu months and this season seems likely to follow that trend.
Flu activity still low according to most recent data by the CDC. Cases starting to show up in the South from Georgia to Texas. Still time to get your 2016-17 vaccine.
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.
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
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…