American Heart Month

February marks American Heart Month, which provides an opportunity for awareness and education on the number one killer of both men and women in the United States.  In fact, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease, and every year our urgent care clinics see transfers to the emergency departments for individuals experiencing heart […]

Lead: The heavy metal not being taken lightly in Michigan

The Flint Water Crisis has been and continues to be the main story in Michigan and across the United States. Lead, and its heavy metal counterparts mercury, cadmium, and arsenic, appears on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) list of 10 chemicals of major public health concerns. While Michigan Urgent Care clinics do not test for […]

Giving the Gift of a Medication Record

Keeping a current medication record is the best gift you can give your provider – and yourself. Cookies: check. Presents: check. Personal Medication Record: What? As millions of Americans prepare to travel near and far to celebrate the holidays with loved ones, there’s one vital item that many people overlook – a current personal medical […]

National Influenza Vaccination Week

National Influenza Vaccination Week An annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect against the flu. December 7-11 is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). If you have yet to get your flu vaccine now is the time! It’s the single best way to prevent this serious illness and it’s 100% necessary if […]

Black Friday Family Fun

The days following Thanksgiving are more than just shopping and finding great deals. Family fun activities to enjoy the great outdoors, and community celebrations to get in the holiday spirit are abundant this time of year. Here are a few of our favorites in the communities we serve. Start a new tradition this year by […]

Recipe For a Safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can be a wonderfully busy time when friends and family gather to celebrate the season and show gratitude. Yet, the holiday rush that comes along with this festive time of year can also be a recipe for an unexpected trip to urgent care. Burns and cuts are the most common reasons Michigan Urgent Care […]

Let’s Celebrate The Great American Smokeout

Prepare to finally kick your smoking habit once and for all. Every third Thursday of November The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event encourages smokers to go the distance, and finally give up smoking. This annual event paves the way for smokers across the country to triumph over their addiction and get one step […]

Putting Safety At The Top of Your Holiday Shopping List

Putting Safety At The Top of Your Holiday Shopping List With the holiday season quickly approaching, many parents are eager to start shopping for the toys on their kids’ wishlists. But before rushing to the nearest toy store, it’s important to put safety at the top of the list.   According to the Consumer Product […]

An All-Treat and No-Trick Halloween

An All-Treat and No-Trick Halloween Halloween is upon us, and that means princesses, minions, ninja turtles, and superheroes will be roaming the streets on the hunt for one thing, sweet treats. Trick-or-Treating is a right of passage and easily the most exciting part of Halloween, but lurking dangers threaten safety. On Halloween night, kids run […]