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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »