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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Portrait of beautiful young girl on the playground.

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 »

Arab Community Fair

Arab Community Fair

One of our favorite things to do is getting out of the clinic and getting into the community. The Arab Community Fair is an annual event that is coordinated by the Arab Historical Society and held in the Arab City Park. Each year the Arab City Park is full of vendors. From snow cones slurping… Read more »

Dr. Wags Visits Childersburg Elementary

Childersburg Elementary

Dr. Wags paid a visit to Childersburg Elementary in September. Dr. Wags spent time with lots of students and taught them about germs, how they’re spread, and the right way to sneeze and cough! Our Friends at Childersburg Elementary Dr. Wags stays busy around town, but one of his favorite things to do is teach… Read more »

Flu Shot Friday at MainStreet

We’re hosting $5.00 Flu Shot Friday at MainStreet. Flu season is here. There are now over 100 confirmed positive flu cases throughout Alabama. According to the CDC, the 2017-2018 flu season reached a record-breaking high of hospitalization rates and positive flu tests. Also, the CDC reported 30,429 laboratory-confirmed flu-associated hospitalizations from Oct. 1, 2017, through… 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 the 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 »

MainStreet Family Urgent Care attends 2nd Marion Made Challenge September 2018

MainStreet Family Urgent Care sponsors 2nd Annual Marion Made Challenge!  MainStreet Family Urgent Care was a GOLD sponsor for Marion Military Institute’s 2nd Marion Made Challenge. Our contribution helps extend MMI’s mission to develop the future leaders of America. The Marion Made Challenge started to expand fundraising efforts cadets clubs, test out their brand new obstacle… Read more »

An Amazing August at MainStreet

Dr. Wags goes back to school August

We had an amazing August this month at MainStreet Family Urgent Care in Eufaula! August brought lots of last-minute summer fun and a perfect start to back-to-school adventures that will continue throughout the year! We loved every minute that this month had to offer, and we are recapping it all for you in this article,… 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 »