Nashville’s Winter 2020 Flu Season Update While flu has been active in Nashville since the beginning of November, the holidays brought a big increase of cases into our West Nashville urgent care clinic. Holiday travel coupled with two active strains of the flu has made for a busy flu season in Nashville and nation-wide. Read on to learn more about this year’s unique flu season and what you can do to protect your family!
Dr. Babcock’s Flu Interview on WKRN Nashville Channel 2 The day after Christmas is always one of our busiest days of the year at Complete Urgent Care, and this year was no different. With flu, strep and a variety of respiratory illnesses circulating, we had our busiest day on record. One of our local news outlets came out to interview Dr. Babcock about our high patient volumes and this year’s flu season. You can watch the full interview at the WKRN website or read the text below. As Nashville’s local, physician-owned urgent care clinic, our goal is to get you the care you need, when you need it and help avoid unnecessary trips to the ER.
What This ER Doc Keeps in His Medicine Cabinet Ever wonder if your medicine cabinet is properly stocked? Do you have everything you need for most everyday injuries and illnesses? Wish you could take a peak inside the medicine cabinet of a physician to see what they have? This month one of our favorite Nashville urgent care physicians, Dr. Marc Mickiewicz – a board certified emergency medicine physician, discusses what he keeps in his medicine cabinet for himself and his family. Read on to take a peak inside his medicine cabinet!
Complete Health Partners Celebrate One Year in Business Nashville, Tenn. — On October 18th, 2019, Complete Health Partners celebrated one year caring for their Nashville neighbors. The West Nashville medical clinic, which is locally-owned and operated by emergency room physicians, provides urgent care, primary care and sports medicine services.
Back-to-school season means new classrooms, new teachers and new friends, however when everyone returns indoors, we see a resurgence of germs and back-to-school illnesses. In this month’s blog, Dr. Hadley covers the most common contagious illnesses we see in our Nashville urgent care clinic when school goes back in session. Read on to learn their symptoms, how to prevent them and when to seek care from your pediatric provider or at a walk in clinic or urgent care for kids.
Summer is in full swing, and with that comes heat, humidity, and hopefully, lots of time outside. Nashville is full of great parks and hiking trails – from Percy Warner Park in Belle Meade to Bells Bend State Park near Ashland City and Radnor Lake State Park in South Nashville. Last month we discussed one common nuisance for outdoor explorers, ticks and tick-borne illnesses. This month we are tackling another common summer issue seen in our West Nashville walk in clinic: contact dermatitis from plants.
June is Men’s Health Month, and while most people can easily name some of the annual screenings required for women, the screenings men need often go forgotten. This month’s blog focuses on all of our male patients and the important annual screenings they should have with their primary care provider.