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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Routine maintenance exams are necessary, especially during COVID

September 18, 2021

Today I saw several patients that I had not seen in a year. When asked why they had not come in for a check-up sooner, their answer was they were afraid to because of COVID-19. This saddens me and other healthcare providers as we believe we can provide safe care for you even in the […]

Back to school recommendations during COVID

September 10, 2021

Well, they tell me summer is now over and we are on our way to enjoying cooler weather and preparing for the winter months. I certainly welcome the anticipated more comfortable weather that is to come but my heart sinks as I also consider what I fear will return. With still so many people still […]

Be prepared for hurricane season

September 3, 2021

What a year it has been. COVID-19 has worn us down to a frazzle as we battle the fourth wave of this virus. Now Hurricane Ida has made us aware that hurricane season is upon us. The strength of Ida’s winds and the force of the rains she rendered upon the gulf coast states of […]

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19 gains FDA approval

August 28, 2021

It is now official. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19 has gained FDA approval. This vaccine will now be known commercially as Comirnaty; a strange name if you ask me. Now vaccine hesitant people who said they were not going to get vaccinated because the medication was not FDA approved, have lost their primary reason for […]

COVID booster shots formally announced

August 20, 2021

Top health officials and medical experts joined on Wednesday, August 18, to announce that booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine will be available beginning on September 20. The officials said the boosters are still pending authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, National […]

Self-care is vital as COVID-19 Delta resurges

August 13, 2021

Here we go again. Can you really believe it? The COVID-19 Delta variant is nowhere near being finished with us. Everyone must continue to mask up, socially distance and wash hands. Some people never allowed their guards to fall and have remained poised and ready to go to war on the virus. Others tasted the […]

Take the shot for society and the world

August 6, 2021

The pandemic is living up to its name. A pandemic is an epidemic of an infectious disease that has spread across a large region of multiple continents or worldwide affecting a substantial number of people. There have been more than 600,000 deaths in this country and millions worldwide. Millions of lives have been forever altered […]

Black and Latinx adults face greatest financial challenges from chronic lack of affordable health care

July 23, 2021

According to results from a new Commonwealth Fund survey, Americans who have suffered the most during the COVID-19 pandemic are also the most likely saddled with medical bill problems and debt. The Commonwealth Fund, a foundation that promotes a high-performing health care system that achieves better access and improved quality, noted that adults ages 19 […]

Beware of tick season

July 16, 2021

The foggy glass of COVID-19 occupies so much of our lives. It takes up all the air in the room. We saw less cases of flu during the fall and winter due to the wearing of masks. We are now in the midst of summer in the south and little to no attention has been […]

The Guilford County Division of Public Health’s COVID-19 vaccination community clinic schedule

July 9, 2021

High Point, N.C.: Upcoming community clinics will take place on the following dates and locations: Saturday, July 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Turner’s Chapel AME Church (7615 Florence Drive. High Point, N.C. 27265) Saturday, July 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gethsemane Baptist Church (401 Wise Avenue High Point, N.C. 27260) Greensboro, N.C.: Thursday, […]


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