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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 »

What You Need to Know About Strep Throat

Strep throat is a common illness. It is the result of an infection by a bacteria known as Streptococcus. There are several various forms of bacteria, but the two main types are group A Streptococcus and group B Streptococcus. Strep bacteria pass from one person to another when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or touches another person or… 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 »

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 »

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 »

It’s Nurse Practitioner Week!

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 »

Seasonal Allergies: 4 Routes to Relief

Seasonal Allergies Treated at MainStreet Family Urgent Care Seasonal allergies are a pain in the nose. Don’t suffer from pollen. Come see the friendly staff at MainStreet Family Urgent Care today! Ah, spring. The perfect time to get outside for long walks in the neighborhood, hikes in the hills, and springtime gardening. But that “ah” can… Read more »