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How to Safely Celebrate the Holidays During the COVID-19 Pandemic

For the second year in a row, it appears the COVID-19 pandemic may affect how we gather and celebrate during the holiday season. While cases have reportedly dropped since early September, exercising caution will still keep us healthiest.  Fortunately, there are ways you can enjoy the holidays while keeping your risk of COVID-19 low. Get … Continue reading “How to Safely Celebrate the Holidays During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Ways You Can Prevent Diabetes

Diabetes is common and affects more than 10% of the U.S. population. While type 1 diabetes is diagnosed during childhood and can’t be prevented, type 2 diabetes often can. Even if you have risk factors such as a family history, here’s what you can do to identify and control your risk of developing type 2 … Continue reading “Ways You Can Prevent Diabetes”

Celebrities Who Have Received the COVID-19 Vaccine

Hearing reassuring stories from people you trust and admire can help ease your anxiety about almost everything. When you see familiar faces who have gotten through the other side of trouble, your own fears may subside. Especially when it comes to getting vaccinated.  We at YourTown Health are caring members of your community — not … Continue reading “Celebrities Who Have Received the COVID-19 Vaccine”

Preventing COVID-19 This Fall: What You Can Do to Help Stop the Spread in Our Community

We’ve been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year now. And during that time, we’ve learned plenty about the spread of disease, plus what it’s like to live life in unexpected times. We’ve also been hit with new information about the virus, and safety steps to take, almost every single day.  All of … Continue reading “Preventing COVID-19 This Fall: What You Can Do to Help Stop the Spread in Our Community”

Tips on How to Safely Celebrate Halloween During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It’s officially fall, which means it’s time to start thinking about Halloween! But because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, admittedly this year (much like last year) still might look a bit different than you dreamed. We know that many are tired of factoring COVID-19 protocols into the holidays. Halloween is supposed to be a night … Continue reading “Tips on How to Safely Celebrate Halloween During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

How Safe are COVID-19 Vaccines?

Though millions of Americans have now successfully received a COVID-19 vaccine, many are still worried about its safety.  In our last blog, we shared the benefits of being vaccinated. And ever since, we have uncovered new information that highlights the positive aspects. But we take your concerns seriously and want to address a couple of … Continue reading “How Safe are COVID-19 Vaccines?”

What Being Vaccinated for COVID-19 Can Do For You

The information around COVID-19 vaccinations can be difficult to keep up with. At YourTown Health, we want to help you cut through the noise.  Though myths about the vaccine, and potential side effects may give you pause, there’s plenty of silver in this cloudy lining. We are passionate partners in protecting your family and your … Continue reading “What Being Vaccinated for COVID-19 Can Do For You”

YourTown Health Opens Community Pharmacy in Palmetto

YourTown Health, a non-profit network of seven Community Health Centers, is opening the YourTown Health Pharmacy, officially known as the Pharmacy of Palmetto Health Council, at its flagship office in Palmetto on September 1, 2021. This fills a need after the recent closure of an area pharmacy. Patients will now be able to conveniently pick … Continue reading “YourTown Health Opens Community Pharmacy in Palmetto”

Dr. George W. Brown Receives Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors Honors

YourTown Health would like to congratulate Dr. George W. Brown for being recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor and appearing on Atlanta’s Top Doctors list in Atlanta magazine’s July issue. Dr. Brown, who is affiliated with Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center, is being honored in the Family Medicine category. Additionally, he serves as a contractor … Continue reading “Dr. George W. Brown Receives Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors Honors”

Common COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

There’s a lot of talk out there these days regarding COVID-19 vaccinations. We know it can be challenging to keep up. Vaccinations are essential tools for preventative care. They protect against tetanus, measles, polio, and other communicable diseases. But they are particularly important when it comes to stopping the coronavirus pandemic. At YourTown Health, we … Continue reading “Common COVID-19 Vaccine Myths”