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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.
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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.
man with symptoms of covid-19 talking with a medhelp telehealth virtual doctor
Dec 21, 2020

Everything you ever wanted to know about telehealth (but were too afraid to ask)

Telehealth appointments are required for a COVID-19 test at MedHelp, but did you know telehealth is helpful for other types of medical care too?
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Dec 10, 2020

Christmas Q&A

Wondering if Santa’s at risk of getting COVID-19 as he delivers presents this year? We’ve got answers to some of your most pressing questions about celebrating…
woman confused about the difference between flu and covid19
Nov 23, 2020

COVID-19 vs. Flu: What's the difference?

Flu season is coming and COVID-19 is already here. Do you know how to tell the difference between the two illnesses if you get sick?
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Nov 19, 2020

This Year's Flu Data is a Head Scratcher

Dr. Jordan Vaughn spoke with ABC 33/40 news reporter Andrew Donley about this year’s flu season. The data may surprise you.
child in orange shirt wearing turkey hat craft at thanksgiving in covid
Nov 16, 2020

Don't Invite COVID to Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Making plans for Thanksgiving this year? You might be surprised to learn that you can still enjoy many of the things you love most about Thanksgiving, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
children playing with a ball outside on a sunny day back to school after covid-19
Nov 02, 2020

4 COVID-19 Questions: What should we do about children and schools?

How does COVID-19 affect our kids? Is it dangerous to send them back to school? In this week's COVID-19 question, we're looking at what the data says about children and schools.
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Oct 28, 2020

4 COVID-19 Questions: What about herd immunity? Can cross-reactive immunity help?

How can we get to herd immunity with COVID-19? In this week's COVID-19 question, we're taking a look at herd immunity and cross-reactive immunity.
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