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Respiratory Care Week

Please take a deep breath because it is Respiratory Care Week. This week is a time to make sure your respiratory system is in tip-top shape; whether that is going to the doctor to get a health screening, refilling an inhaler prescription, or maybe re-evaluating

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is on October 10th, and at First Care Clinics, we prioritize mental health as much as our physical health. In 1992, the World Federation of Mental Health led by deputy secretary-general at the time, Richard Hunter, created World Mental Health Day.

National Eczema Week

Eczema is a skin disease that stems from inflammation of the skin. Also known as dermatitis, eczema is characterized by red patches, flaky skin, and intense itch, most commonly seen in children. During National Eczema Week, starting on September 13 and going through September 19,

World Suicide Prevention Day

Every year on September 10, global citizens observe World Suicide Prevention Day. This growing problem and the numbers tell a terrible story. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), every 40 seconds, someone takes their own life. Suicide is the leading cause of death for

National Immunization Awareness Month

With the school year kicking off, it only makes sense that National Immunization Awareness Month is August. This month raises awareness and encourages everyone to make sure they are current on the necessary vaccinations for potentially harmful diseases. Many diseases can be easily prevented by

How to Stay Healthy Going Back to School

This year, with the ongoing coronavirus, many parents ask themselves what to expect from this school year. Remote learning? In-person with masks? Maybe a hybrid of both? Whatever your child’s school decides, you and your child must take extra precautions to stay safe and healthy

World Hepatitis Day – July 28th

World Hepatitis Day is a public health holiday each year to raise awareness about Hepatitis. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. Viruses cause most cases of Hepatitis. The type of Hepatitis is named for the virus that causes it. You can get it through

Why You Need To Wear a Mask

The coronavirus pandemic has reached a record amount of cases in the United States, and more and more people are wondering if it will ever end. The best way to end the pandemic is by doing your part by protecting yourself and others. The best

Tips to Re-enter Society During a Pandemic

Now that it is June, society in America has changed drastically since the coronavirus pandemic broke out. Life is returning a little bit to normal, but it is essential to know that this virus is nowhere close to being over. States are re-opening, and it

National Men's Health Month

National Men’s Health Month is every June, falling in the same month as Father’s Day. National Men’s Health Week is the week that leads up to Father’s Day. At First Care Clinics, we are advocates for men’s health and encourage everyone to celebrate the men