Michigan Urgent Care to Headline Brighton Chamber Business Event

HR Series: Drug Testing – What Every Employer Needs to Know Michigan Urgent Care and Occupational Health is pleased to announced that it will both sponsor and headline the inaugural HR Series hosted by the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce. On September 12, 11:30-1 p.m., at Ciao Amici’s Italian Restaurant, Michigan Urgent Care Occupational […]

Michigan’s Only Venomous Snake Strikes Livingston County Woman

Eastern massasauga rattlesnake bites, while rare, require immediate medical attention. Eastern Massasauga Found in Wetland and Wooded Areas, Sightings Infrequent Michigan’s diverse wildlife provides enjoyment and recreation throughout all four seasons of the year. While deer and fish are some of the most common and recognizable animals, there’s one shy and rarely-sited reptile that has […]

Have a Safe and Healthy Labor Day Celebration

Don’t let safety slip while letting loose. The Labor Day holiday is the last hurrah of summer before Southeast Michigan kids return to school. The same vigilance to safety at the start of the summer should be maintained. We’ve got three top safety tips to end summer injury-free. Wear a Helmet: Protect the head. Protects […]

The Healing Gardener: Brian Ingram, PA-C, Cultivates Care for People and Plants

Michigan Urgent Care and Occupational Health – Brighton and Physician Assistant Brian Ingram are pleased to sponsor and support LACASA Garden Walk 2018 in Livingston County. The clinic is honored to be an event sponsor, and Brian Ingram’s private garden is one of only 10 gardens to be showcased in this year’s event. The Garden […]

National Drug Take Back Day Aims to Save Lives

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Clear out your unused prescription medications and bring to a Take Back collection site near you Organized by the Drug Enforcement Agency, today’s Take Back event provides an opportunity for Americans to clear out unused, unwanted, or expired prescription […]

A Sweet Start to Spring without the Sugar Overload

The average Easter basket will hold more than a month’s worth of added sugar. In fact, Easter is second highest in U.S. candy sales, with Halloween in first and Valentine’s Day rounding out the top three. While it’s a day to celebrate, it’s also an opportunity to have a conversation with children about  balancing their […]

Winter-Proof Walking

Ice is an ever-present danger during the winter months especially after a thaw-and-freeze period. Black ice, ice that can’t been seen, is known to be on roads and can also be found on sidewalks and other walkways. As you prepare to walk out the door, follow these quick tips to stay safe – and on […]

4 Simple Ways to Keep the Flu Away

Flu season has officially arrived in Michigan as fast and furious as the cold and snow. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting widespread flu activity for all of Michigan and much of the United States. Widespread means that more than 50% of a geographic region, such as counties, of a state […]

Hepatitis A Health Alert: Record Number of Cases in Metro Detroit, Spreading through Michigan

Michigan Renaissance Festival Attendees and Workers Exposed to Hepatitis A; Immediate Vaccination Urged Updated September 14, 2018 Hepatitis A White Paper for Employers_High Risk Industries and Vaccination Health officials are warning attendees and those who worked at the Michigan Renaissance Festival in Northern Oakland County on September 1-2, 2018, of hepatitis A exposure and are […]

Keeping Water Safe During A Boil Water Advisory

So a boil water advisory has been issued for your community. What exactly does this mean? Does it apply to all water used in the home? How long should water be boiled? And what are the risks if water is not boiled? Michigan Urgent Care has consulted the experts in water quality and water-borne illnesses […]