Stomach Aches, Pains, or Nausea?

2018-02-01T08:30:39+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog|

Stomach aches, pains, or nausea? When experiencing such symptoms of discomfort you may ask yourself… could it of been something I ate? Did I catch something from someone at work or at school? Am I contagious? The questions and thoughts racing through your head are endless. If you are experiencing these symptoms, you could be [...]

Patient Appreciation Week at HRUC

2018-02-01T11:19:07+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Blog|

In appreciation for all of the support that you, as patients, have given to us at HRUC, we are truly honored and blessed to call you not only patients, but also friends and family! We are celebrating National Patient Appreciation Week beginning Thursday, February 1st through Wednesday, February 7th, at our clinic. Every year we [...]

Hampton Roads Urgent Care is Proud to Support the American Heart Association during American Heart Month

2018-02-02T11:21:05+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Blog|

Did you know that each year, 1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke? Did you know that is can also be prevented? That’s why during the month of February, HRUC is proud to support the American Heart Association during American Heart Month! The purpose of American Heart Month is to raise awareness [...]

35 Degrees and Feeling Dehydrated?

2018-01-03T13:19:36+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Blog|

Even though you may not feel the urge to chug water in January like you do when it’s 90 degrees in the summer, hydration is still important. When you do not consume enough water, you risk becoming dehydrated. Dehydration can cause hazy thinking, mood changes, and cause the body to overheat.  On average in a [...]

Flu Season is HERE

2018-01-15T13:02:36+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Blog|

Getting the flu isn’t fun, so taking any precautions to avoid catching a case of the flu is important. How can YOU prevent the flu? The number one preventative measure against the flu is the flu vaccine. Other preventative measures include decreasing the spread of germs and developing healthy behaviors. For example, washing your hands [...]

Painful Achy Joints During the Winter… But Why?

2018-01-03T18:25:25+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Blog|

Have you started to feel aches and pains in your joints since the temperatures have gotten cooler? If you answered yes, then you’re not the only one. Aches and pains in the joints are common to experience during the winter. If joint pain is something you’re experiencing since the weather has changed, keep reading to [...]

New Year, Healthier YOU!

2018-01-03T13:04:04+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Blog|

New Year, new resolutions! What better time to start fresh? Having a resolution to better your health can make positive improvements in your daily life both physically and mentally. Here are a few New Year’s resolutions that you can incorporate to better your health in 2018! Get Moving One of the most popular New Year’s [...]

Staying Safe at Work During the Winter Months

2017-11-30T08:40:21+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Blog|

When living in Virginia, predicting the weather can be well… unpredictable. One can never be too prepared for the potential of cold, snowy weather and the impact it can have on working conditions. For those who work outside, low temperatures, icy roads, and slippery surfaces are some environmental factors that could lead to work related [...]

Do I have a Viral or Bacterial Infection?

2017-11-30T08:34:52+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Blog|

In preparing for the upcoming winter, we begin to hang lights instead of pumpkins, switch out fall jackets for fuzzy coats, and take out our beanies with matching gloves. During this time, it’s important to remember that catching an infection is also common. Infections can vary, ranging anywhere from stomach bugs, sore throats, bad coughs, [...]