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Is It Too Early For a Flu Shot?

By / August 11, 2017 / , / 0 Comments

  I’m sure you’ve driven around and seen the signs for flu shots. But, wait, you haven’t even left for your summer vacation! So, why are we seeing adds for flu shots so early? There are two main reasons: The proliferation of drugstores offering retail medical clinics State laws that allow pharmacists to give vaccinations […]

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Oh No! It’s Back to School Time Already!

By / August 4, 2017 / / 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe, but back to school is coming soon! Does your child need a back to school physical? It’s about that time of year when parents are starting to get their children ready for the new school year, shopping for new school supplies and buying new outfits to get them ready for a […]

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Emergency One and Your Insurance

By / July 28, 2017 / / 0 Comments

Don’t forget! We accept most major insurance plans including, but not limited to: • Aetna • Blue Cross Blue Shield • MVP • The Empire Plan • Medicare • CDPHP • Tricare • Cigna • United Healthcare and many more. We also accept self-pay options starting at $100 for the visit. No appointments necessary, just […]

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Medicare and Urgent Care

By / July 21, 2017 / / 0 Comments

More than 44 million Americans over the age of 65 receive Medicare benefits. The good news is … we accept Medicare at Emergency One. How does Emergency One work with Medicare? If you have Medicare coverage, it’s important to know that both emergency care and urgent care fall under Part B – Outpatient Care. This […]

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Rising Healthcare Premiums and Deductibles

By / July 13, 2017 / , / 0 Comments

Are you feeling the impact of rising healthcare premiums and deductibles? From 2006 to 2015, the average deductible for covered workers increased 255%. As a healthcare consumer, you have options. When you are sick or injured, your choices are the emergency room or urgent care. At Emergency One, we strive to keep your healthcare costs […]

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Recognizing a Staph Infection

By / July 5, 2017 / / 0 Comments

Billions of people carry a form of Staphylococcus bacteria; however, it is typically harmless when it stays in the right place. People carry it in their mouths, on their skin or in their nasal cavities without any reaction.   If staph gets where it isn’t supposed to … such as eating contaminated food or entering […]

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Emergency One and Your Primary Care Physician

By / June 19, 2017 / / 0 Comments

Ahh, summer is almost here! But that doesn’t mean that those pesky colds and allergies don’t crop up. Unfortunately, it can take weeks to book an appointment with your primary care physician. At Emergency One, you can get the treatment that you deserve without an appointment. Just walk in and let us know you would […]

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Antibiotics – There is a Safe and Effective Way to Use Them

By / May 19, 2017 / / 0 Comments

    Many times, when visiting urgent care, you may be prescribed an antibiotic. While this may be very effective in your treatment, taking antibiotics incorrectly could render them useless. With this in mind, let’s review some helpful tips to get the most out of your prescription.     Complete the full course of treatment […]

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Allergy vs. Sinus Infection: This Time of the Year it’s Hard To Tell

By / May 9, 2017 / / 0 Comments

Sinus infection or Allergy? This time of the year it can be hard to tell the difference. To make matters worse, a sinus infection can intensify allergic reactions and vice versa. Both conditions have similar symptoms which might include a runny nose, fatigue and sinus pressure. Where’s the difference? Sinus infection is usually accompanied by […]

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Tick-Borne Disease

By / May 1, 2017 / / 0 Comments

Ticks are poised to more abundant this year than in several decades. The past couple of weeks, we’ve written about the explosion in the tick population set to take place this spring and summer and tips on how to prevent tick bites. This week, we will focus on the symptoms and treatment of tick bites. […]

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