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Primary Health Networks set to provide Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance

At Primary Health Network, we understand the importance of accessibility when it comes to healthcare. In addition to having access to primary care and specialty services, having affordable health insurance coverage is a crucial component of healthcare in the United States. Those who are uninsured are less likely to seek care due to out-of-pocket costs,…

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Important COVID-19 Update from our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. George Garrow

As leaders in healthcare, the entire team at Primary Health Network is going above and beyond to do essential work to protect you and all of our communities during these uncertain times. Across the country, people are putting off receiving much needed healthcare services because of fear of potential exposure to COVID-19. While we understand…

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Dr. Corinne Brooks Provides Advice on Explaining COVID-19 to Children

Children are becoming more and more exposed to mainstream media and information surrounding COVID-19. This information may cause worry and fear in children. To ensure they are receiving the most reliable information, it is important for parents or guardians to sit down and discuss the current pandemic as a family. Primary Health Network Pediatrician, Dr….

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PHN’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. George Garrow, shares information on the ways to control high blood pressure during the pandemic

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a condition that makes the heart work extra hard to circulate the blood throughout the body. According to the CDC, nearly one-third of American adults, and two-thirds of Americans over the age of 60, have high blood pressure. Unfortunately, more than half of them have blood pressure…

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Telehealth Services allows for Primary Health Network to rapidly respond to patients during COVID-19 Pandemic

As the fight against COVID-19 continues to evolve, organizations such as Primary Health Network have had to make a significant operational shift in the way care is delivered. The Community Health Center announced on March 30th the expansion of their Telehealth Services Network wide. Through this tech-enabled service, Primary Health Network was able to quickly…

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The Facts About Drinking Alcohol while on Medication

After a long day at work, you may not think twice about reaching for a glass of wine or bottle of beer when you get home. You just have one drink, eat a healthy dinner, and make sure to stay hydrated with a big glass of water. But let’s say you took a few ibuprofen…

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Meal Planning Tips

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Go Further with Food” – what does that mean? The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging you to plan your meals and snacks ahead of time, which can help you stick to healthier foods along with reducing food waste. When it comes to meal…

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Coffee or Tea: Which is Better for You?

For many of us, first thing in the morning, there’s nothing better for a pick-me-up than a hot cup of coffee. Others enjoy a soothing cup of hot tea to ease into the day. Most have their preference, but is there really one that’s healthier than the other? It’s an old argument, and there’s a…

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Habits for a Healthy Heart

February is American Heart Month, and we all know the basic recommendations for heart health – reduce your salt intake, exercise more, drink less alcohol, and quit smoking. But are there other ways to protect your heart? Some healthy habits that may not seem linked to heart disease can actually reduce your risk. Flossing –…

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Kids and Their Teeth: Common Myths Debunked

When it comes to our kids, we try to make sure they have a fulfilling childhood. From playing games at home to packing healthy lunches, parents work to provide excellent care for their children. This also goes into healthcare, and one of the major changes kids will go through is losing their baby teeth. When…

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