Urgent Care in Eagle River: What to Do When ATV Adventures Go Wrong

With spring arriving soon, it’s a perfect time to consider booking an ATV tour through leading agencies such as Alaska ATV Adventures and explore Eagle River, Alaska and nearby areas. Generally speaking, ATV tours are safe for the entire family due to the nature of the vehicles involved; however, it’s still important to take important safety precautions while riding on any type of all-terrain vehicle.

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Urgent Care Clinics: Tips to Help Fight Off the Flu And Stay Healthy

It is estimated that anywhere from five to twenty percent of people in America will get the flu. Although most people do recover from the flu within a few weeks, some people develop complications. In some cases, the flu can also cause death. The good news is that there are several things that can be done to prevent the flu. Continue reading Urgent Care Clinics: Tips to Help Fight Off the Flu And Stay Healthy

Eagle River Urgent Care: Treating Tularemia, an Alaskan Winter Woe

Winter has always been a mixed blessing in Alaska. On one hand, this season is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors; on the other hand, it is also marked by shorter days. Southcentral Alaska, in particular, can expect to receive fewer than 10 hours of sunlight every day during winter. Alaska Dispatch News offers some ideas on how to make the most out of the season, like skiing in Hatcher Pass and hunting snowshoe hares off the Glenn Highway.

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Anchorage Urgent Care Medical Clinic: When Pests Do More than Bug You

When your home is more affordable, does that mean it can have more health hazards, too? Does an economy home automatically imply low-cost and poor construction or maintenance? That shouldn’t be the case, but in Anchorage, low-income renters or owners of cheaper residences may be facing more health issues stemming from their home. Continue reading Anchorage Urgent Care Medical Clinic: When Pests Do More than Bug You

Urgent Care in Anchorage Arms You against Infections when Traveling

If you’re planning a special holiday next year (or even before the year ends), the staff member from one of the world’s renowned travel guides has a few ideal locations in mind. In an article for KTUU, CNN travel correspondent Katia Hetter features the list compiled by Lonely Planet: Continue reading Urgent Care in Anchorage Arms You against Infections when Traveling

Eagle River Urgent Care: Flu Season is Here, Time to Get Vaccinated

The so-called “season” for influenza, or the flu, typically spans October to May, but Alaska has experienced little reprieve from the infectious disease this year.

Flu infections spiked last winter and again in summer, according to Donna Fearey, a state nurse epidemiologist. As far as when cases will multiply this season and what strains of the disease will emerge as most prominent, Fearey said, “Time will tell.”

The influenza virus has sporadically infected some Alaskans this October, bringing with it congestion, fevers and muscle aches as the state Department of Health and Social Services issued its call for people to get vaccinated.

Gerri Yett, immunization program manager with DHSS, urged Alaskans to receive their flu vaccinces “as soon as possible.” Continue reading Eagle River Urgent Care: Flu Season is Here, Time to Get Vaccinated