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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”

Can My Appointment Be Virtual?

Virtual visits or “Telehealth” have become a crucial part of our healthcare system. But how do you know if Telehealth is right for you? And when should you see your provider in person instead? We have created this basic guide that can help you decide if Telehealth is right for you or if you should … Continue reading “Can My Appointment Be Virtual?”

How Telehealth Is Fighting Against the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted our lives in ways we could never imagine. The same is true for the healthcare industry. One of the many challenges our industry has faced is continuing regular, in-person care for patients. Virtual visits or “Telehealth” have become a great solution for this. Although Telehealth services have been around for … Continue reading “How Telehealth Is Fighting Against the COVID-19 Pandemic”

How Telehealth Appointments Work

Telehealth is a great resource to use during the current COVID-19 pandemic and for appointments that might not require in-person examinations by your provider.  Now that telehealth is more popular than ever, it’s good to familiarize yourself with the process and understand what happens during these virtual visits. This can lead to a more successful … Continue reading “How Telehealth Appointments Work”

The Benefits of Telehealth

To keep healthcare visits convenient and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual appointments conducted over phone or video (also known as “telehealth” or “telemedicine”) have been an important tool for patients and physicians.  These virtual visits allow patients to receive important, often time-sensitive healthcare while minimizing exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Beyond its benefits during … Continue reading “The Benefits of Telehealth”