Getting Employees Tested for COVID-19

Employers are researching how to get their employees tested and vaccinated for COVID-19. You may have already had an outbreak at your place of business. Maybe you have a only couple of employees that need to be tested or vaccinated. Either way, we know COVID-19 isn’t going away anytime soon and we can help your… Read more »

How Do I Get a Rapid COVID-19 Test?

How do you get a rapid COVID-19 test? We’ve developed a contactless registration system for MainStreet and KidsStreet clinics. It does require a wait, but please know that we’re trying to help you and your neighbors the best we can. Thank you in advance for your patience. This is not an appointment, but pre-registering can… Read more »

COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Questions and Answers

This post is about MainStreet’s COVID-19 rapid antigen test. All MainStreet clinics have a COVID-19 testing threshold based on the amount of staffing in each clinic. If you have further questions, please email info@mainstreetfamilycare.com. As testing evolves, so will our clinic policies. Please check here for updates before coming to the clinic. MainStreet Family Care… Read more »

Summertime Safety: Fireworks

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, swimming, and, when it comes to July 4th, fireworks! Along with the splashing and sparklers come plenty of visits to urgent care, especially during July. There’s no school and lots of families are gathering for cookouts and hangouts near the water. So what are some ways you can keep your… Read more »

What to Expect: COVID-19 Testing

We get a lot of questions about what to expect when you come into the clinic for COVID-19 testing. Here we’ll walk you through it and give you a few tips that might make testing and getting your results a little easier. Set Up a Patient Portal Account If you’d like, you can do this… Read more »

Should You Get Tested or Retested for COVID-19?

As summer begins and COVID-19 cases in Alabama increase, you may wonder, “When should I get tested? If I’ve been tested already, do I need to get retested?” The simple answer is this: anyone can walk-in to MainStreet Family Care to be tested at any time for the virus or for antibodies. MainStreet Family Care… Read more »

Summertime Safety: Preventing Dehydration

Anybody can be at risk for dehydration or heat-related illness. For preventing dehydration, check out our summer safety tips. These include taking extra breaks and drinking lots of water. Here’s our summer safety breakdown when it comes to heat and the potential for heat-related illness. Drink Water Water. It makes up to 60 percent of… Read more »

Summertime Safety: Bug Bites

Practicing sun safety during the hottest months of the year comes pretty naturally. However, some of us neglect to practice bug safety. “Bug safety” may sound silly, but it’s easy to forget how dangerous insect bites can be–especially during the summertime when we’re all enjoying the outdoors. Here are some things to keep in mind… Read more »