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General Flu Information

Do I Have the Flu? Acute Respiratory Illness Advice Adapted from American Family Physician 5/09 & CDC Web Site ABOUT THE FLU Most people who have become sick with H1N1 virus have recovered at home without medication. Unless a patient is severely ill with influenza or suffering an exacerbation of a chronic illness, home care [...]

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H1N1 Flu Information

H1N1 Intranasal Vaccine is now available in a very limited supply. Per CDC guidelines, ONLY our patients from the following list are being vaccinated at this time. If more vaccine becomes available, then we will extend this to all children, and then extend it to those age 18-49 with a medical condition, like asthma or [...]

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Blood Draws

You may come in for bloodwork any day of the week, Monday through Friday!  We “open the doors” at 8:30am. Previously, we have said anyone can come in without an appointment. Unfortunately, it seems as though everyone decides to come in the same day! We have had some mornings with long waits. In order to [...]

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Flu Shots

It is recommended that EVERYONE 6 months of age and older get a flu shot.  Right now we have the injectable for ages 4 and up.  You don’t have to have an appointment – please come in anytime during office hours, or get it at your regularly scheduled appointments. Cost: Insurance copay or $25, whichever [...]

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Checking Your Lab Results

At first glance you will see the initial result-which is simply the doctor’s shorthand version of your results. Simply click onto/into the lab name and it will pop open with more detailed results and a message from your doctor about the particular test. We often give instructions here, so please check each lab, even if [...]

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