How Do Urgent Care Centers Treat Viruses?

Urgent care centers have grown in popularity in recent years and there’s a good reason for that! An urgent care is designed to address all of the common complaints that people have about emergency rooms and other types of hospital settings. Nearly any non life threatening condition can be treated at an urgent care. You …

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Who Needs a Flu Shot This Season?

Each year, the influenza virus spreads across several communities and infects nearly 40 million people annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control. However, the flu is one of the most preventable illnesses for a majority of patients. Effective flu prevention methods such as routine hand washing, personal hygiene, and avoiding public spaces with infected …

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Where am I most likely to get the flu? Where is the flu virus most common?

As we’ve mentioned before on our blog, the influenza virus can cause flu-related illnesses and other health consequences for millions of people annually. Proactive prevention of the disease and ensuring that you stay vaccinated, hygienic, and cautious can lower your chances of getting the virus. A big part of preventing the flu virus is knowing …

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What are some of the symptoms and early signs of the flu?

The flu season is starting to come into full swing as the weather changes and the virus begins to spread more rapidly in local communities. As more and more people stay close together indoors during gatherings, work, and school the flu has a greater chance of spreading from person to person. As mentioned in our …

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What are some of benefits of an early flu shot?

Patients every season will need an updated flu shot in order to protect against the influenza virus each season. Without the flu shot, patients are likely to experience a variety of debilitating symptoms including sneezing, coughing, congestion, fever, nausea, and significant fatigue. That is why every patients should get a flu shot at a walk-in …

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Early Flu Season Prevention Tips for the Family

Each year, the flu impacts millions of individuals causing hospitalizations, flu-related illnesses, and several days of missed commitments. Did you know that nearly 40 million people experience a flu infection each year and miss between 1-2 weeks of school, work, or vacation time? The flu virus quickly infects communities of all sizes, especially so during …

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