Blog

The Travel Vaccines You’ll Need For Spring Break 2020

Spring Break is almost here, and we suspect traveling may be in your near future!  Between flying in a congested airplane and encountering a near-infinite number of foreign bacteria, traveling can become unhealthy if you’re not prepared. 

In order to ensure that your body is protected enough to combat the health risks often associated with international […]

By |February 19th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates, What We Treat|Comments Off on The Travel Vaccines You’ll Need For Spring Break 2020

Getting A Flu Shot To Protect The Elderly In 2020

Did you know that by getting your flu shot, you could be protecting the elderly in your community, and family? 

That’s right! It’s not only about you. Getting a flu shot is one of the many things you can do to help protect your community. Research has shown that adults over the age of 65 are […]

By |January 30th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates, What We Treat|Comments Off on Getting A Flu Shot To Protect The Elderly In 2020

How to prevent Norovirus 2020

The holidays are over, the flu has been infecting people within our community and we’re all wondering…. what’s next? Norovirus, aka “stomach flu” is rearing its ugly head this time of year. Norovirus is an acute gastrointestinal viral infection that can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and occasional stomach cramping. 

As we try to keep everyone safe […]

By |January 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates, What We Treat|Comments Off on How to prevent Norovirus 2020

Measles Outbreak: 7 Things You Need To Know

As we’re sure you’ve heard, the measles virus is back, and can be extremely dangerous. The virus can live for up to two hours in a space where the infected person coughed or sneezed. If other people breathe the contaminated air or touch the infected surface, then touch their eyes, noses, or mouths, they can […]

By |May 28th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Measles Outbreak: 7 Things You Need To Know

5 Steps to Treat Your Childs Flu

Children are actually common carriers of the flu virus and they spread it quickly and often. Because kids will be kids, hygiene practices (such as washing their hands, or coughing and sneezing on each other), are often back- burnered, and so the flu spreads rapidly among kids, especially in settings such as schools and after school activities. […]

By |January 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Steps to Treat Your Childs Flu

Don’t get an Injury on move-in day!

Move-in day for freshmen in college is a day all families remember forever. It is a very crazy hectic day that is the start of your child’s adult life. However, just like any move intype situation, the risk for getting hurt or injured is always a possibility; now add moving your child into a dorm room & those rates […]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t get an Injury on move-in day!

5 Things You Need To Know About College Vaccines

Your child is going off to college- a time of independence, a time of discovery, a time of realizing what the world has to offer.  Yet along with these wonderful opportunities, comes an abundance of risks. Your college bound young adult will soon be experiencing a whole new level of exposure to a flood of […]

By |August 13th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Things You Need To Know About College Vaccines

Lyme Disease: Have You Been Bitten by a Deer Tick?

Connecticut, as much of New England, is known as “Lyme Disease Corridor”.  This time of year especially,  deer ticks, the ticks that carries Lyme Disease, are very common in Connecticut and are often a real threat. Knowing what to do if you get bit by a deer tick is important. Most tick bites don’t expose people to Lyme disease, […]

By |July 10th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Lyme Disease: Have You Been Bitten by a Deer Tick?

Fireworks Safety Tips

With food on the grill, laughter in the air and children eagerly waiting for fireworks, it can only mean one thing- it’s  the fourth of July. A holiday dear to our hearts, everyone is excited to celebrate while watching fireworks. However, before beginning to celebrate, it is important that you’re informed on fireworks safety….because unfortunately, […]

By |July 1st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Spring Allergies: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Spring has sprung, and most likely, so have your spring allergies. Your spring allergies usually occur when your immune system overreacts to an outdoor allergen, such as pollen. An allergen is something that triggers an allergic response. The most common allergens are pollen’s from wind-pollinated plants, such as trees, grasses, and weeds. The pollen’s from insect-pollinated […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Spring Allergies: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Translate »