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#TistheSeasontoBeSneezin’: How we can help during cold and flu season!

With the arrival of the holidays, how can an urgent care help you as the cold and flu season arrives with it? MainStreet Family Care and KidsStreet Urgent Care can help you feel better, FAST! How can we help? We’re open seven days a week No matter what day of the week during cold and… Read more »

Arab Community Fair

The Arab Community Fair is an annual event that is coordinated by the Arab Historical Society. Each year the Arab City Park is full of vendors from snow cones to artists. Dr. Richard Wags and MainStreet Family Care have been involved in the community fair since the clinic opened.     Dr. Wags loves to… Read more »

Family Spotlight: Dr. Wags, Mascot

Dr. Richard Wags is MainStreet Family Urgent Care’s favorite canine companion and company mascot! This month we are focusing our Family Spotlight on our company mascot, Dr. Wags. Born in Dogtown, Alabama, our  MainStreet Family found Dr. Wags as a young pup with a talent for making kids smile! We took him into our Family… Read more »

Family Spotlight – Angie Broome, Medical Assistant

For this month’s Family Spotlight, we sat down with Angie Broome!   Where is your hometown? Arab, AL Tell us about your family. I have four children – Corey, Cody, Tenley, and Taylor When were you hired at MainStreet? October 2017 How did you get involved with MainStreet? I had the desire to pursue my… Read more »

Dr. Wags Celebrates 100 Days of School

Dr. Wags Celebrates 100 Days of School with Arab Primary School On January 25, Arab Primary School celebrated being in school for one hundred days. Each student dressed up as a 100-year-old person to celebrate the day with some fun! The school was filled with walking canes, hair rollers, and grey hair. Our mascot, Dr.… Read more »

Family Spotlight: Erin Percy, Nurse Practitioner

This month we spent time with Erin Percy, our Nurse Practitioner, to find out more about her. Hometown? Now my hometown is  in Madison; however, I grew up right outside of New York City. Tell us about your family. My husband, Dr. Tom Percy, is a NASA engineer. I also have three children: Abby Rose… Read more »

Judy Upton Memorial 5K & JuJu Fun Run

Judy Upton Memorial 5K & JuJu Fun Run   August 12, 2017 MainStreet Family Urgent Care – Arab was approached about being involved in the Judy Upton 5K and Juju Fun Run, and we could not resist this amazing opportunity to get out and support this awesome cause. All proceeds from this event went to… Read more »

Family Spotlight: Crystal Warren, Medical Assistant

For this month’s Family Spotlight, we sat down with Crystal Warren.   Tell us about your family! I have been married to my wonderful husband Michael for almost thirty years. I have three children – Amanda, Hannah, and Timothy, plus I will be adding a son-in-law in October!   What is your favorite thing about… Read more »


For this edition of MainStreet’s Family Spotlight, we sat down with our Community Educator, Hope Shirley!   Hope Shirley is a graduate from The University of West Alabama with a bachelors in Business Management. She moved back to her hometown, Arab, after graduating in December of 2015. Hope has taken on the role of Community… Read more »