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Our COVID-19 Stance

Don't Put Off Your Wellness. Your Health is Essential!

It is important to us that you know you are safe in our clinics and that visiting will not put you at risk of exposure. All patients with COVID-19 symptoms are tested outside of the clinic and remain in their vehicles to minimize the risk of infection for other patients and staff. Don’t put off your essential care due to fear of COVID-19. If you require refills of essential medicat...

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ER vs Urgent Care for COVID-19

  During this time of crisis, emergency rooms across the country are being flooded with patients displaying mild symptoms fearing they have been infected with COVID-19. To keep our local ERs from becoming overwhelmed, HealthCARE Express is trying to inform our communities that we have three ways we can help out.  First, we would like to let our communities know that our clinics are still op...

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Give Your Immune System a Boost!

It’s a sad fact of life: Everyone gets sick. Although, the frequency and severity of the sickness depend on the strength (or weakness) of your immune system. The immune system, more specifically known as the lymphatic system, is the system made up of the organs such as your lymph nodes, tonsils, spleen, and others. The system’s main purpose in the body is to store and distribute white blood ce...

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RICE for Sprains

You’re out for a jog and your foot catches in a crack in the sidewalk. You stumble and pain shoots up your leg as your ankle begins to throb and ache. Or maybe your child was running about on the playground having fun, but then falls because their foot got caught in a hole and they twisted their ankle. Sounds like you may both have a sprain. Sprains occur when the ligaments in your ankle tear o...

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Shingles

I’m sure you’ve all heard that once you get chickenpox you’ll never get it again, and while that’s true if you came down with chickenpox in the past it’s possible that you may eventually find yourself with a case of shingles. Shingles are most common in the elderly but can develop in children and young people if they have had chickenpox. The chickenpox virus stays dormant in your body even afte...

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HealthCARE Express Offers Molecular Flu Testing!

With the scare of the Coronavirus sweeping the nation, many people have forgotten about a more threatening virus for our country: influenza. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 8,200 people have died from the flu this season and over 140,000 have been hospitalized. An even more frightening estimation of 15 million people have been diagnosed with the flu so ...

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What a Pain! Sinus Headaches Vs. Migraines

Headaches come in all different horrible shapes and sizes, but it can be hard to tell them apart and determine their cause. Is it stress triggered? Is it too loud or too bright? Is it caused by sinus pressure? It’s easy to confuse one type of headache for another, one of the most common mix-ups being between sinus headaches and migraines. The symptoms between the two are quite similar, though t...

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It's Getting Hot in Here: The Fever's Magic Number

Is your child feeling sick? Well, don’t call the school office just yet! Normal body temperature is 98.6 °F, but everyone’s body temperature (adults and children) fluctuates throughout the day depending on age, activity level, and many other factors. The magic number for a fever in everyone though, no matter the age, is 100.4 °F. It’s important to know that a fever itself isn’t an illness but ...

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Maybe It's Not Just a Cold...

Watch Out for RSV!

The winter season brings with it many different illnesses. Illnesses such as the cold and flu become increasingly common as the weather gets colder, but along with them comes respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Just the name of that virus may send a shiver down the spines of many of you. Even though RSV usually just presents itself with the symptoms of a cold— if it shows any symptoms at all— it...

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