Valley Blog

Family Spotlight: Nicole Groover, NP

This months spotlight is on our Nurse Practitioner, Nicole Groover! Nicole is a Birmingham native who moved to the Valley area in October 2017 when she started working at MainStreet. She studied Nursing at The University of Alabama, yet continues to be a strong Auburn football fan. Nicole has a fiance, Blake, who she will… Read more »

Allergies vs Colds: How to tell the difference, and how to get back to feeling better fast

It’s that time of year again. You know, the time of year when you get that tickle in your throat and you can’t tell if you’re getting sick or if it’s just the amount of pollen in the air. Or when your child’s nose suddenly is always running and you’re praying it’s just allergies and… Read more »

Family Spotlight: Amanda James

Family Spotlight: Amanda James, Community Educator This week we are getting to know the marketing and sales coordinator for our Valley clinic: Amanda James! A large part of Amanda’s position here at MainStreet is being the face in the community and acting as a liaison for the clinic. You will see her all over town at… Read more »

Family Spotlight: Carly Byrd, Community Educator

Family Spotlight: Carly Byrd, Community Educator This week we are getting to know the spokesperson/go-getter for our Valley clinic: Carly Byrd! In addition to events like back to school bashes, fall festivals, kids craft days, public speaking events, and school visits, Carly also coordinates all Occupational Medicine (pre-employment drug screening) and Workers Compensation (injured employees)… Read more »

Happy Nurse Practitioner Week!

Happy Nurse Practitioner Week to all our MainStreet & KidsStreet practitioners! At MainStreet Family, we encourage praise and increased recognition of the importance, education and care behind a certified Nurse Practitioner. Some naysayers can be overheard making ill-informed statements such as “I only want to see a Doctor”, “Nurse Practitioners don’t know anything”, “Seeing a Nurse Practitioner is… Read more »

Beulah High School Hallow-Homecoming 2017

The Valley MainStreet Family Urgent Care clinic was invited to participate in the Annual Hallow-Homecoming Festival at Beulah High School! Dr. Wags was happy to attend along with our spirited Community Educator, Carly Byrd!   The kids really went all out from princesses to pirates to Paw Patrol. All of the Beulah High football players… Read more »

Valley MainStreet named “Emerging Business of the Year”

Valley MainStreet named “Emerging Business of the Year” At the 54th annual meeting of the Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, our awesome Valley clinic was awarded “Emerging Business of the Year”! in attendance to accept the award from GVACC Executive Director Ashley Crane, are MainStreet employees (L to R): Carly Byrd, Community Educator for… Read more »

Family Spotlight: Jasmine Williams, MA

Family Spotlight: Jasmine Williams, MA Jasmine Williams is our wonderful MA at our Valley, AL clinic. She is typically the second person you see as a patient…you know, the one with all the questions about your medical history! 🙂  Jasmine has one beautiful little boy named Ja’veon with her boyfriend Trey. Jasmine enjoys Alabama football… Read more »

Family Spotlight: Kendra Tyner, MA

Our Family Spotlight this month is Kendra Tyner. Kendra  is a Front Desk MA at our Valley, AL clinic. Kendra is from Valley and graduated from  VHS in 2005. She knows nearly every face by name that enters our front door! Kendra has many friends but her favorite pasttime is spoiling all of her nieces… Read more »

Family Spotlight: Katie Gamper, CRNP

For this edition of MainStreet Family Spotlight, we sat down with our awesome provider at our Valley Clinic, Katie Gamper! Katie Gamper, CRNP graduated from the University of Alabama School of Family Nurse Practitioner Program in 2014 and has been with MainStreet Family Urgent Care since 2016. Currently, she is a staple provider at our… Read more »