Celebrate National Medical Assistant Recognition Week With Us!

Celebrate National Medical Assistant Recognition Week With Us! Michigan Urgent Care is celebrating National Medical Assistant Week October 19-23, and National Medical Assistant Day on October 21. This is a special time of year when we show gratitude and appreciation for the outstanding work medical assistants perform daily to support our medical providers and care […]

Protect Yourself From Common Eye Injuries

Protect Yourself From Common Eye Injuries Home is our safe haven. It’s where we go to relax and do the hobbies we enjoy like gardening, woodworking, and DIY home improvement. Yet these activities, while done in the comfort of our homes, are full of dangers that are a major threat to eye safety. The American […]

International Walk to School Day Promotes Health Environment, Safety, and Fun.

International Walk to School Day Promotes Health Environment, Safety, and Fun. On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, school children from across Southeast Michigan will participate in International Walk to School Day. International Walk to School Day Lace up your sneakers kids, parents, and teachers–October 7th is International Walk to School Day! On this day communities from […]

Debugging The Myths of Lice

Head lice are tiny wingless insects that feed on blood from the human scalp.  An infestation of head lice, called pediculosis capitis, most often affects people ages 5-15 years old and usually results from the direct transfer of lice from the hair of one person to the hair of another. They’re easily spread by head-to-head […]

Spread Cheer, Not The Flu

    Spread Cheer, Not The Flu While the days are still warm, daylight is growing shorter and temperatures cooler. Soon, the holiday season will be upon us, sooner than we are prepared for it. Same with the flu season. The first cases of the flu can seen as early as October, and influenza activity […]

SUPPORT FRUITS AND VEGGIE- MORE MATTERS MONTH

Fall is the harvest season and farmers’ markets and stores are bringing in the bounty from nearby fields and orchards. Colorful apples, pears, and squash offer distinctive flavors of the season, which marks the perfect time to incorporate these flavorful and fiber-rich fruits and vegetables into meals and snacks. Appropriately, the month of September is […]

OVERLOADED BACKPACKS RECEIVE A FAILING GRADE

The school year is finally here, and children across Michigan are excitingly packing up their new backpacks preparing for another academic year. On Sept 16th National Backpack Awareness Day will take place. This day is recognized  every third Wednesday of September to educate parents, students, educators, and school administrators on the potential health risks overloaded […]

What immunizations does your child need for school?

The school season is right around the corner, is your child vaccinated? According to the Center for Disease Control, school-aged children from preschoolers to college students need vaccines. Making sure that children receive their vaccinations on time is crucial to ensure your children’s long-term health—as well as the health of those in your community. What […]

Back to Basics to Prevent Back-to-School Colds

No one likes being sick, especially at the start of a new school year. With all the activities of a new packed schedule, there’s no time to waste time laid up in bed with a cold or fever. Unfortunately, sickness is inevitable at times, especially when around large groups of people sharing common areas such […]

Sun Smarts this Summer

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Protecting yourself from painful sunburn may not just save your skin, it may save your life. Summer is the time of year to lay by the pool, spend time outdoors and unfortunately, deal with sunburn. Though sunburn is irritating, it is generally harmless and […]