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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 »

What Families are Missing Most

One thing many families are missing the most during the COVID-19 pandemic is EACH OTHER. Now that restrictions have been lifted and businesses are reopening, many families are coming together again and visiting with grandparents. Complete self-isolation is the only way to currently avoid getting ill. But many of us desperately need to connect with… Read more »

When to Visit MainStreet Family Care

Staying at home to avoid the risk of infection is part of our new normal. So when do you stay home and when do you make a visit to MainStreet Family Care? Many of us are staying at home to protect others, to protect ourselves, and to maintain our overall health. However, studies are showing… Read more »

What are the risk factors of COPD?

What are the risk factors of COPD? We’ve all heard of it. So what exactly is it and are you at risk? How do you get a diagnosis? We’re here to walk you through the most important information and what your next steps might be. First, what is COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is… Read more »

Ten Tips for Healthy Teeth

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, so how can you maintain healthy teeth? We’ve put together ten tips for healthy teeth that can help you keep good oral hygiene and keep the cavities away! Ten Tips for Healthy Teeth Have the proper brushing technique. Place your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle to the gums. Gently… Read more »

World Mental Health Day is October 10th

On October 10th, people and organizations recognize World Mental Health Day to promote awareness of mental health issues. Young or old, anyone can be at risk for mental illness. According to the World Health Organization, half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14. However, most cases go undetected and untreated. Therefore, the… Read more »

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Join us in celebration of people with Down Syndrome and help us educate others on what the syndrome is. Essentially, this means a person was born with an extra chromosome 21. Chromosomes are small “packages” of genes in the body. They determine how a baby’s body forms during pregnancy.… Read more »

How to Handle Your Spring Allergies

Spring is beautiful, but it’s also a key time of year for seasonal allergies. As plants release pollen, millions of people with hay fever start to sniffle and sneeze. There’s no cure but you can take steps to curb springtime allergies, from medication to household habits. Causes The biggest spring allergy trigger is pollen. Trees,… Read more »

MainStreet Family Urgent Care in Eufaula’s One Year Anniversary!

MainStreet Family Urgent Care in Eufaula’s One Year Anniversary! It’s MainStreet Family Urgent Care in Eufaula’s one year anniversary today, January 19th, 2018, and you can see the excitement in the clinic. Although it is peak flu season, clinic staff members are excitingly buzzing, chatting about the small party arranged for the one-year anniversary celebration. … Read more »

Dr. Wags Donates to the Cherokee County Crisis Center

Donating to the Cherokee County Crisis Center This year, Dr. Wags wanted to share the Christmas spirit by giving. After all, Christmas is all about giving to others. We thought about Cherokee County and what organizations need the donations. There are so many great organizations around our area, but one stood out – Cherokee County… Read more »