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Sudden Cardiac Arrest vs Heart Attack

What’s the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack? What causes these conditions? And what’s the best way to prevent them? It’s time we get familiar with the facts. According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. In addition, it is the leading cause of… 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 »

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 »

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 Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

On Wednesday, January 31st, MainStreet Family Urgent Care will celebrate two years of serving the Blount County community. MainStreet, located in Oneonta one block south of WalMart on Hwy 75, was the first of its kind for the area and introduced consistent after-hours care to the community. Open 7 days a week with extended hours, Monday… 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 »

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 »