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Burn Safety at HealthCARE Express

Close to half a million people go to the emergency department every year with burn injuries. Burns are damage to the skin caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, radiation, or the sun. Most burns happen accidentally. At HealthCARE Express, we can help determine the severity, or degree, of a burn based on the depth of the burn and the amount of affected skin. Burns can be painful and left untrea...

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Flu vs COVID-19!

Flu season is upon us. The best way to avoid the flu, and its possible complications, is to get the annual flu vaccine! The strain of flu that is prevalent each year can vary, and the body’s immunities deteriorate over time, so it is important to get the shot yearly.  Along with the problematic COVID-19 still running amok, this year’s flu season can prove to be potentially dangerous, especia...

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Get Your New Year Wellness Visit!

The New Year is almost here, so you should come to HealthCARE Express to get your wellness visits!       Early detection and prevention are the best way to overcome illness! You can schedule wellness visits for the whole family with your primary care provider, or you can all drop by HealthCARE Express— no appointment necessary!  Wellness visits are extremely important to make sure you are as ...

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Stomach Bug Season is Here!

While it is often referred to as “stomach flu,” viral gastroenteritis isn’t related to the flu at all. Gastroenteritis is often caused by rotavirus or norovirus. These viruses cause inflammation of the stomach and/or intestines, which can cause the symptoms normally associated with the stomach virus: Diarrhea Vomiting Nausea Stomach and abdominal pain Fever Headaches and body aches Th...

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Rockstar of the Week: Tonya Traylor

Many people born or thrust into adversity do not rise above it. But there are some who take the challenges life has presented to them and flourish. HealthCARE Express’ Tonya Traylor, is one of those people.   One of eight children, Tonya intimately knows struggle. “I think, more than anything, my parents wanted to provide the best for us,” Tonya remarked fondly. Her father worked at Red Rive...

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Some Things Can't Wait

What Can Happen if Minor Injuries or Health Issues are Left Untreated

  Don’t put off your essential care due to fear of COVID-19! Left untreated, many minor injuries or illnesses can develop into something much more serious. This is doubly true for chronic illnesses that are not being treated properly. Here is what could happen if common injuries or illnesses are left untreated:  Untreated Sprain: Untreated sprains can lead to chronic joint instability an...

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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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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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The Grown-Up's Chicken Pox

I’m sure you’ve all heard that once you get chicken pox 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 is 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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