Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

2018-12-04T14:13:35+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog|

As the holidays are fast approaching, it can become difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle during these busy days. The most important part when going through the holiday season is to maintain balance in your diet and lifestyle.  Portion control. Those buffets can be dangerous, especially when going up for a second or third serving. [...]

Tips for Fall Allergy Relief

2018-11-05T10:01:42+00:00November 24th, 2018|Blog|

Are the fall allergies getting you down? Well here are some helpful tips for dealing with those pesky allergies. As the weather changes pollen is released in the air. One of the main contributors to fall allergies is the ragweed plant and it produces pollen primarily from August to November.  Symptoms that people often have:  [...]

Reasons to Get the Flu Vaccine

2018-11-05T09:59:48+00:00November 14th, 2018|Blog|

According to the CDC, only approximately two of every five children and adults in the United States had received an influenza vaccine by early November 2017. While it may seem unnecessary to get your flu shot, you are actually putting yourself and others at risk for getting the flu.  Here are a few reasons why [...]

Meet Kendra Neeley, PA-C

2018-11-08T09:49:31+00:00November 1st, 2018|Blog|

      Kendra Neeley joined Hampton Roads Urgent Care in fall of 2018. Kendra Neeley is a board certified Physician Assistant. She has experience in the primary care setting and was the sole PA for an Acute Care Facility in Kentucky before moving to Hampton Roads.   Kendra earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree [...]

How to Avoid Illnesses at School and Work

2018-10-02T14:18:13+00:00October 29th, 2018|Blog|

The simple cold is the main reason that kids miss school and adults miss work.  Each year there are millions of cases of colds. But you also have to protect yourself from other respiratory illnesses and germs, in general. Offices and schools are a breeding ground for germs to spread. So, how do you protect [...]

Sports Injury: When to Come to Urgent Care

2018-10-02T14:14:19+00:00October 15th, 2018|Blog|

Taken a nasty fall on the basketball court or got tripped up on the football field? While most sports injuries aren’t too serious, it can often be difficult to decide when you should take your child or yourself to a doctor. Hopefully, these tips will help you make that important decision. If you are experience [...]

Health Literacy Month – tips on understanding health related information

2018-10-02T14:10:54+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Blog|

October is Health Literacy Month, a time to help individuals better understand their health information. Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services need to make appropriate health decisions.” 77 million adults have basic or below basic health literacy knowledge, [...]

Dr. Jennifer Dean Joins Hampton Roads Urgent Care

2018-09-21T10:29:35+00:00September 24th, 2018|Blog, Dean|

Hampton Roads Urgent Care (HRUC) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jennifer Dean to their clinic. After serving for 10 years as the Physician Lead for a high-volume and high-acuity urgent care, we are excited to welcome Dr. Dean’s expertise to HRUC. Beginning October 1st, Dr. Dean will be serving HRUC patients alongside [...]