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Time for Your Flu Shot!

Flu season is back. And just because COVID is still here doesn’t mean we can sleep on the flu. Many people thought that the flu went away last year. That was NOT the case. While we did see less flu cases last year, that was due to widespread mask wearing, as well as social distancing. This year, many places have…

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LGBTQ+ Health

June 7th, 2021 By: Mya Davidson People who are in the LGBTQ+ Community are members of every community. They are diverse and come from all walks of life, all races and ethnicities, all ages, and all socioeconomic statuses. Therefore, the needs of this community should be considered in public health efforts to improve the overall health of every person and…

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June is Men’s Health Month!

May 26, 2021 By: Mya Davidson Studies Find Men are Statistically Less Healthy and Die Younger According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men in the United States on average die 5 years earlier than women and die at higher rates from the three leading causes of death: heart disease cancer unintentional injuries Recent studies have shown that women…

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COVID-19 Update

May 18, 2021 by Mya Davidson The world took a major turn last year as COVID-19 struck the world causing a huge panic for people around the world. Everyone rushed to get more information and protect themselves against the unknown. In a panic, Americans began to stock up on toilet paper and disinfectant supplies causing a shortage. Social distancing and…

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COVID Vaccine: The Facts

There are lots of questions about the COVID vaccine and whether it is safe. Here are the facts about the COVID-19 vaccine from the Center for Disease Control, and the current phased rollout in Kentucky. Kentucky is currently in Phase 1C of the rollout. The following people are eligible to receive the vaccine: Front line essential worker Other essential workers…

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Protect yourself against COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Protect yourself against COVID-19 (coronavirus) by covering your nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze and wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as a cough or difficulty breathing, call your primary care provider.

To protect Patients and Staff we are asking:

  • All patients call before walking into the health center
  • Patients 60 years and older accept a telephone visit rather than walking into the health center for an appointment
  • Do NOT bring anyone with you to your appointment unless medically necessary

 

Do NOT come to the health center within your 14 day isolation/quarantine period