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Ten Tips for Healthy Teeth

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, so how can you maintain healthy teeth? Ten Tips for Healthy Teeth Have the proper brushing technique Place your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle to the gums. Gently move the brush back and forth in short (tooth-wide) strokes. Brush the outer surfaces, the inner surfaces and the chewing surfaces… Read more »

Flu Season is HERE!

September 13th, 2018 (Birmingham, Ala.) – Flu season has hit with over 100 confirmed positive flu cases throughout the state of Alabama. According to the Center of Disease Control (CDC), the 2017-2018 flu season reached a record-breaking high of hospitalization rates and positive flu test. The CDC reported 30,429 laboratory-confirmed flu-associated hospitalizations from Oct. 1,… Read more »

Fun Times During Family Appreciation Week!

Family Appreciation Week – A week packed full of fun-filled events, dress up days, goodies, and lots of yummy treats. For the past two years, MainStreet has dedicated one full week to celebrate and show our appreciation to all of our MainStreet family members. At MainStreet, we are forever thankful for each one of our family… Read more »

July Fun at MainStreet Family Urgent Care-Eufaula

July MainStreet Staff photo booth pictures

MainStreet Family Urgent Care in Eufaula had a very full and eventful July this year! Dr. Wags was seen all over the community participating in fun events from the beginning of the month all the way to the end! Read more below for a recap of all the great things MainStreet Family Urgent Care and… Read more »

Urgent Care’s Role in Treating Seasonal Allergies

Each year 50 million people go to war. The enemy? ALLERGENS. The human body is constantly defending itself from these attacks. Dust, mold, and pollen wage war by eliciting very unpleasant reactions within the body. Allergy victims suffer through watery eyes, sneezing, headaches,  congestion and much more. What is an allergy? One of the marvels… Read more »

MainStreet Family Urgent Care recognizes Heart Health Month

MainStreet Family Urgent Care is going RED to celebrate American Heart Month. The second largest urgent care company in Alabama is encouraging patients and surrounding communities to get informed on heart disease and how to maintain a healthy heart through diet and exercise. “As an urgent care, we don’t typically care for patients with heart disease… 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 »

Dr. Wags steals the show in the Cherokee County

Cherokee County Christmas Parade November 30, 2017 Dr. Wags had the pleasure of being involved in the Cherokee County Christmas Parade conducted by the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce. The Christmas parade was a huge success. There were floats coordinated by sports teams, politicians, churches, school groups, restaurants, medical groups, and more. We were so… Read more »

Thankful for Community Thanksgiving Lunch

On Thanksgiving, the MainStreet Family Urgent Care family was blessed to volunteer during Lester Memorial United Methodist Church’s Community Thanksgiving Lunch. More than 140 plates of delicious Thanksgiving food was given away during the event or delivered to different families or organizations including the Oneonta Police Department and Oneonta Fire Department.   MainStreet is so… Read more »

It’s Nurse Practitioner Week!

checkup little girl and provider

Happy Nurse Practitioner Week to all our MainStreet & KidsStreet practitioners! At MainStreet Family Care, we encourage praise and increased recognition of the importance, education and care behind a certified Nurse Practitioner. What exactly is a Nurse Practitioner? A Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) with advanced training in diagnosing and treating illness. They have the knowledge and training to… Read more »