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TeleVisit Questions and Answers

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We know that TeleVisits are a relatively new concept to most people. Even if it isn’t, most patients haven’t had the opportunity to utilize this amazing tool. So we decided to put together a list of some of the most commonly asked TeleVisit questions and answers. You can submit a TeleVisit request at any time.… Read more »

To Our Patients: We Know Times Are Tough

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We know times are tough…and getting tougher for many. Our mission at MainStreet Family Care and KidsUrgent Care is to provide affordable, quality healthcare throughout Alabama. While thousands of Alabamians are experiencing job-loss, financial hardships, and healthcare concerns, your opportunity for quality healthcare is still available. With us. Here are a couple ways we can… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

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This article was last edited 11:02 am on March 23, 2020. This post is for the many people in our community who are wondering about the coronavirus and what it means for Alabama. We want to make the current information readily available to you. Here’s what you need to know about coronavirus. What is coronavirus?… Read more »

Spring Break Travel

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Spring break is traditionally filled with trips to beaches and theme parks. We’re all ready to pack up and head to someplace warm and tropical. After all, spring break travel is about escaping the rain and the cold to enjoy the new spring sunshine. Unfortunately, spring break 2020 collides with a coronavirus outbreak and the… Read more »

Five Things to Do for Healthy Kidneys

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March is National Kidney Month. Here are five things you can do to promote good kidney health. Our kidneys are chemical factories. They filter waste and perform vital functions that control things like red blood cell production and blood pressure. However, over time, kidneys can become damaged with little or no physical symptoms to warn… Read more »

Good Sleep is Good for Your Health

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We know that good sleep is good for your health. However, a missed night of sleep is all too common. It might be a typical experience for young people, new parents, and busy adults. While sometime’s it’s because we’re out having fun (New Year’s Eve!) and other times it’s because you must (an infant in… Read more »

Let’s Get Physicals

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Physicals are an important part staying healthy. Even if you’re feeling great, there’s still a reason to visit with your primary care provider at least once a year. Having annual physicals helps create a healthy baseline. It also helps you maintain a good relationship with your provider and keep your wellness in check. One day,… Read more »

Getting Your Health in Check

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The new year is a time for new beginnings, fresh starts, and healthy habits. So how do you begin charting a path to a healthier you in 2020? Any rigorous diet or exercise program is going to suggest that you meet with your provider before making any drastic changes to your wellness routine. To make… Read more »

What’s New with the Flu?

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We all see the headlines when flu season begins and hear the buzz about influenza outbreaks throughout the season. But did you know that you can get regular updates on how influenza is spreading throughout your community as well as the state of Alabama? Here we will link to some resources that you can check… Read more »

Family Spotlight Monroeville: Sallyanna Silveria, FNP-C

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Today’s Family Spotlight is on Sallyanna Silveria, FNP-C! Sallyanna is a Family Nurse Practitioner and a vital member of our Monroeville MainStreet Family. We asked Sallyanna a few questions about Monroeville and working at MainStreet Family Care so you could get to know her a little better! What are some of your favorite things about… Read more »