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Archive 2021

June
female child scratching a bug bite before visiting medhelp urgent care
Jun 01, 2021

Summer skin woes (and how your urgent care doctor can help)

Bug bites, sun poisoning, and poison ivy can all take some of the fun out of your summertime. But these can be more than just annoying if they’re left untreated.
April
little boy wearing stethoscope and lab coat pretending to be a primary care doctor
Apr 27, 2021

It's time for a check-up with your primary care doctor

Don’t get behind on your health! Many put off check-ups and wellness exams due to COVID-19. Now’s the time to schedule a check-up with your primary care doctor.
woman sitting on the couch feeling stressed and sick and needs to see primary care doctor
Apr 16, 2021

Not feeling like yourself? The surprising impact of the pandemic on your health.

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone. We’re taking a closer look at the surprising impacts of the pandemic on your health -- and what you can do about it.
March
birmingham female primary care doctor coaching and treating a new patient
Mar 29, 2021

A closer look at primary care at MedHelp

Most people know that MedHelp is an urgent care clinic, but did you know we also offer primary care medicine at all five of our Birmingham clinics? Take a closer look.
woman wearing sunglasses at the beach and sunscreen following dermatologist advice
Mar 16, 2021

Simple skincare tips for Spring Break

MedHelp’s Kay Ellen Willoughby, MD, shares spring break skincare tips, whether you’re going to the beach or just spending time enjoying spring in Birmingham.
Woman in lab using a microscope to research coronavirus variants
Mar 01, 2021

More COVID-19 questions: What about mutations and asymptomatic spread?

You’ve probably heard about the new coronavirus variants and the threat of the asymptomatic spread of COVID-19. How concerned do you need to be?
February
woman with glasses looking up answers to covid questions on the internet
Feb 22, 2021

COVID-19 FAQ: Testing, Follow-up, and Quarantine

Although COVID has been around for a year now, many still have questions about COVID-19. We’re answering your questions about testing, follow-up, & quarantine.
exterior drop off at medhelp urgent care clinic lakeshore homewood
Feb 08, 2021

Reasons to Visit Urgent Care

You might be surprised at all of the things your urgent care clinic can treat. Our urgent care clinics are prepared to treat your non-emergency medical issues.
female patient wearing a blue shirt sitting a safe exam room at medhelp urgent care
Feb 01, 2021

Keeping You Safe at MedHelp

We’re working hard to keep all of our patients safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more about the safety measures we’re implementing at all MedHelp clinics.
January
man reclining on couch with green cast on broken foot after going to urgent care
Jan 26, 2021

Urgent Care or ER?

Do you know when you should go to the ER and when you can go to an urgent care clinic instead? We're here to help you find the right care at the right time.
woman thinking about different healthy resolutions to make in 2021
Jan 11, 2021

The Healthy Resolution You Need This Year: Get a Primary Care Doctor

Need a resolution you can actually keep to improve your health in 2021? Resolve to get a primary care doctor this year and see surprising health benefits.
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