Influenza, or “Flu” as it’s referred to, is a contagious respiratory illness affecting your respiratory system that is caused by Influenza viruses. It is typically spread through interactions with others who are infected. This includes coughing, sneezing, or even talking. You can pick up the virus by simply touching an object that an infected person has previously touched, or by inhaling the flu virus directly.
Naloxone helped save my husband’s life!
Being around the medical field for most of my adult life, I have seen the effects that opioids and other drugs can have on people. More and more stories are being shared in the media recently, like the recent overdose of pop star Demi Lovato. I’ve seen my share of overdoses as well, but I never thought it would hit so close to home as it did recently.
This past week, the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) paid a 3-day on-site visit to Caswell Family Medical Center.
The purpose of the HRSA Operational Site Visit is to perform an overall assessment in every operational area of our medical center. This means every aspect of Caswell Family Medical Center is gone over with a fine-tooth comb, including fiscal, clinical, administration and governance to look at clinical quality, financial performance, community engagement, and overall regulatory compliance.
Seniors Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep with These Helpful Tips
Contributed by Karen Weeks of Elder Wellness
If you’re a senior who is having trouble getting to sleep at night, you’re not alone. However, you could be harming your health. Sleep is essential in preserving healthy processes in your brain and body, so getting enough needs to be among your top priorities. When getting rest seems to be a problem, try these solutions to get a better night’s sleep.
Nexplanon birth control in Caswell County, NC.
Birth control implants, also called contraceptive implants, are birth control devices that are placed by your primary care provider under the skin. Previously known as Implanon, Nexplanon is the brand name of the birth control implant commonly used today.
Worker’s Comp in Caswell County
CFMC opened Urgent Care in late August 2017. In the short time since its genesis, over 365 people have found access to quality care to address acute healthcare issues. For more than 80% of the visits provided by CFMC Urgent Care, patients wait less than 10 minutes between checking in and being seen by a member of the medical staff.
Caswell Family Medical Center offers a “Sliding Fee Scale” for those who qualify.
WHAT IS CFMC’S SLIDING FEE?
Our Sliding Fee is a program designed to help lower your costs for medical visits at CFMC. Patients that have insurance may apply for the Sliding Fee Discount to help lower costs for non-covered services.
CFMC establishes a referral agreement with Gunn Memorial Library
CFMC’s Pediatrician, Dr. Margaret Martin, in conjunction with the Caswell County Partnership for Children (CCPC) has been involved in the “Reach Out & Read” program, which is a national literacy program whereby she demonstrates the process of how parents can interactively read to their children from age-appropriate books.
CFMC Commits to Chronic Disease Management
Caswell Family Medical Center (CFMC) has been committed to providing access to health care for over 38 years. CFMC has been recognized as a state and national leader in terms of helping patients manage the effects of Diabetes.