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3 Reasons to Visit MainStreet Monroeville

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There’s nothing fun about getting sick, spraining an ankle or getting a flu shot. However, when you do need medical attention, our main objective is to make your patient experience a great one. Here are 3 reasons to visit MainStreet Monroeville for life’s little bumps and bruises! We’re Open Late Nights & Weekends It’s frustrating… Read more »

4 Things You Should Know About Your Medicaid Plan

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MainStreet Family Care and KidsStreet Urgent Care clinics are proud to accept Medicaid patients! As the largest program providing medical and health-related services to children, family, and individuals in need, Medicaid can be difficult to navigate. We’re here to tell you that navigating Medicaid is about to get easier. Here are 4 things you should… Read more »

Get a check up & a gift card!

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When you become a primary care patient with MainStreet Family Care in the month of February, you are illegible to receive a free $20 gift card! It only takes four east steps! 1: Schedule your appointment online here: http://ow.ly/VWS430ne1m3 2: Get your initial physical at your local MainStreet Family Care clinic 3: Take a short… Read more »

Family Spotlight – Mandy Wiggins, CRNP – Andalusia

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Today’s Family Spotlight is on Mandy Wiggins! This amazing MainStreet Family staff member is a CRNP at our Andalusia clinic, has been with MainStreet since September 2017. She has two children, ages 5 and 4 months, with her husband of 13 years, Brent.  What’s something that no one else knows about you? I enjoy competing… Read more »

#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 »

Ways to Reduce a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, but do you know how to prevent you and your family from getting the disease? Five Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Lose excess body fat Being overweight is a big risk factor of diabetes Excercise Research shows that aerobic exercise and resistance training can help control diabetes. The greatest… Read more »

FIVE Risk Factors of Lung Cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, so what are the risk factors of the cancer? Five Lung Cancer Risk Factors Smoking  About 80% of lung cancer deaths are thought to result from smoking. The risk for lung cancer among smokers is many times higher than among non-smokers. The longer you smoke and the more packs… Read more »

What are the risk factors of COPD?

November is COPD Awareness Month, so what exactly is it and are you at risk of the diagnosis? First, what is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and non-reversible asthma. This disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness. What are the risk… Read more »

Are you experiencing cold and flu symptoms?

Are you experiencing cold and flu symptoms? #TisTheSeasonToBeSneezin’ Some cold and flu symptoms are well-known while others are not, and how do you tell the difference between whether you are experiencing cold symptoms or flu symptoms? Cold Symptoms Runny or stuffy nose Sore throat Sneezing Cough Headache or body aches Mild tiredness Colds come on… Read more »

Are you prepared for cold and flu season?

Are you prepared for cold and flu season? #TisTheSeasonToBeSneezin’ MainStreet Family Care and KidsStreet Urgent Care are already experiencing an influx of patients with cold and flu symptoms. With these rising numbers, it’s important to remain educated on how to prevent sickness for you and your family! Tips to Prevent Cold and Flu Sickness Wash… Read more »