Main Street Family Care Blog

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 »

Family Spotlight Monroeville: Ola Olurode, FNP-C

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Today’s Family Spotlight is on Ola Olurode, FNP-C! This amazing MainStreet staff member is a Family Nurse Practitioner at our Monroeville clinic. Ola is extremely dedicated and focused on the experience of our patients. She leads our team on the daily and ensures patients get the care that they need. We asked Ola a few… Read more »

3 Reasons to Visit MainStreet Monroeville

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There’s nothing fun about getting sick, spraining an ankle or getting a flu shot. However, when you do need medical attention, our main objective is to make your patient experience a great one. Here are 3 reasons to visit MainStreet Monroeville for life’s little bumps and bruises! We’re Open Late Nights & Weekends It’s frustrating… Read more »

Paying Too Much Out-Of-Pocket For Healthcare?

Patients can end up paying close to $1,500 out-of-pocket each year with traditional insurance, whereas with Doctor Wellington, everything you need is covered at just $600 per year.

You can offer Doctor Wellington as a benefit for your employees or employees and their families. We’re here to share more about how you can save more on out-of-pocket costs, how Doctor Wellington works and how you can do it all for $49/month. Health insurance premiums are sky-high. Over the last five years, family health… Read more »

Travel Well and Stay Healthy

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It’s that time of year again… Time to pack the suitcases and hop in the car with the whole family and travel to your Aunt’s, Mom’s or Grandma’s house. Unfortunately, holiday season collides with cold and flu season. So here are a few tips for staying healthy while you travel. After all, we want you… Read more »

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is Not a Heart Attack

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October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) awareness month. More than 350,000 deaths occur each year as a result of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). In fact, SCA claims one life every two minutes, taking more lives each year than breast cancer, lung cancer, or AIDS. We wanted to take this opportunity to share what the warning… Read more »

4 Things You Should Know About Your Medicaid Plan

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MainStreet Family Care and KidsStreet Urgent Care clinics are proud to accept Medicaid patients! As the largest program providing medical and health-related services to children, family, and individuals in need, Medicaid can be difficult to navigate. We’re here to tell you that navigating Medicaid is about to get easier. Here are 4 things you should… Read more »

We Know the Parenting Struggle is Real

A boy blows his nose into a tissue, his mother comforting him during his illness.

Being a parent is hard. At the end of the day, we’re all doing the best we can, right? When we created MainStreet Family Care, we designed it with you in mind. Because when life throws you a curve-ball, it’s hard to catch up. It’s worrisome when your child is sick. Then it’s challenging when… Read more »