Author: MainStreet Family Care

What is a DOT Physical and Who Needs One?

The Department of Transportation (DOT) oversees regulations involving commercial drivers, logistics operators, and other related occupations. Their goal is to ensure a safe operating environment for drivers and carriers and the general public with which they share the road. To maintain these high standards, the DOT—specifically, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)— requires that… Read more »

Occupational Health: Drug and Alcohol Testing

Keeping a workforce healthy and legally compliant is essential for a business’s productivity. But without regular testing and screening, it’ll be difficult to keep up a safe, healthy, and productive working environment. Occupational health resources in the form of drug screens, an alcohol testing program, workers’ compensation claim evaluations, and other tools can help an… Read more »

All About the Flu Vaccine

Curious about the flu vaccine? MainStreet Family Care is here to tell you all you need to know about receiving your annual flu shot! What Is The Flu? Influenza viruses A, B, C, and D are most contagious during flu season, which runs from November through March. The symptoms of the flu come on suddenly… Read more »

How Occupational Health Provides a Safer Workplace

Occupational health is proven to help employers create a safer workplace by educating employees, mitigating risks, boosting morale, reducing costs and insurance premiums, and improving efficiency. MainStreet Family Care proudly offers occupational health care services at our urgent care clinics! Educating Employees to Mitigate Risks Employee education is a cornerstone to avoiding workplace accidents. Every… Read more »

What are Flu Symptoms?

Influenza infection and flu symptoms can be difficult to understand and manage. MainStreet Family Care is here to educate you on the causes, symptoms, complications, and how you can reduce the spread of the flu.  What Is The Flu? The flu is a respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses and is extremely contagious. Millions of… Read more »

What are Strep Throat Symptoms?

Strep throat symptoms can be extremely painful and uncomfortable. Although this condition is more common in children, it can be contracted at any age. MainStreet Family Care is here to educate you on all of the symptoms, as well as ways to treat and prevent strep throat.  Strep Throat Symptoms Common symptoms of strep include… Read more »