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MERS

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, is a new virus that has been a cause of concern on the media lately. MERS is a viral respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus called “Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus” (MERs-CoV). The first occurrence of MERS began in Saudi Arabia in 2012. Most cases of confirmed MERS infection in the Arabian Peninsula developed 

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A Message from Our CEO

Hello everyone, I just wanted to send a quick message to let you know that everything you love about Urgent Care of Connecticut is staying the same – except for our name! I’m pleased to announce that, effective June 2014, our name will be … Why change our name? Well, we are growing – our new name will allow us to 

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National EMS Week

National Emergency Medical Services Week is a time to honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services on the front-line of medicine.  Top 5 Characteristics that Best Describe Emergency Personnel Brave Compassionate Dedicated Empathetic Strong Whether fighting crime, fires, or being the first to provide care when the need arises – emergency personnel are out there saving 

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Noteworthy Nurses!

May 6th – May 12th is National Nurses Week, where we honor our compassionate and courageous nurses. The field of nursing wasn’t always a respected or highly recognized career. Here are some of the most famous nurses in history who helped mold the nursing profession into the modern, respected field it is today. Florence Nightingale- Known as “The Lady with 

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Meet Our Nurses!

May 6th – May 12th is National Nurses Week, where we honor our compassionate and courageous nurses. In honor of National Nurses Week 2014, we had a chance to sit down with the nurses of Urgent Care of Connecticut for a “Get to Know You” session. Although they are not directly involved in daily patient care, they each play a 

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What is Sarcoidosis?

What is Sarcoidosis? Sarcoidosis is a noninfectious, inflammatory disease.  Although the exact cause is unknown, sarcoidosis is thought to be due to an exaggerated immune response to an unknown trigger or substance the patient encounters. People with sarcoidosis develop granulomas; small, abnormal clumps of inflammatory cells that cluster together. Although granulomas are most commonly found in the lungs, lymph nodes, 

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Tips on Reducing Stress

Everyone has stress of some kind in their lives. Review the following tips from the American Psychological Association for ideas to help you manage the stress in your life more effectively. Identify your sources of stress. What events or situations trigger stressful feelings for you? Learn your own stress signals. You may feel irritable or experience headaches, muscle tension, or 

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Sports and Concussions

The arrival of spring brings more opportunities for outdoor youth sporting events and activities. Young athletes on the field frequently sustain minor injuries such as cuts, bumps, and bruises. Sometimes, when athletes fall or collide with other players, head injuries occur.  More serious head injuries that affect the brain are known as concussions. A concussion occurs when an impact causes 

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Benefits of Kite Flying

Kite flying is a great way to clear your mind, have fun, and has several health benefits. 1. Eye stimulation – With our constant use of mobile phones and computer screens, our eyes can get tired and unfocused.  Focusing on a distant object against a soothing blue sky can reduce eye strain caused by ever present technology. 2. Neck/Shoulder Exercise 

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Acetaminophen Awareness

An Overdose Warning for Acetaminophen According to The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Americans catch one billion colds each year and about 20% of Americans will contract the flu. Many of the over-the-counter (OTC) medications frequently used to alleviate flu and cold discomfort contain acetaminophen. Taking OTC medicines containing acetaminophen is so commonplace, but beware that overdosing can cause liver 

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No Summer Sick Days: Keep Healthy and Have Fun All Summer Long

As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease and more Americans are getting vaccinated, you might be feeling a huge sense of relief that life is getting back to business as usual. How  Read More

Can Diarrhea Be an Initial Symptom of COVID-19?

While most of us know some of the common symptoms of COVID-19—such as fever, shortness of breath, and a dry cough—it’s quite common to experience gastrointestinal distress, s  Read More

What to Expect When You Book a Telehealth Virtual Visit

PhysicianOne Urgent Care—a leading immediate care provider that’s been serving patients since 2008—is pleased to offer telemedicine services to patients across Connecticut, M  Read More

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"The overall care I received was excellent! I also appreciate your affiliation with Yale New Haven Hospital."

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Derby, CT

"Throughout the visit I felt like the staff really cared. The Doctor took his time talking with me about my symptoms, and I felt like he listened to all my concerns and took that into consideration when recommending the right treatment. Thank you!"

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Hamden, CT

"I had to take my son in for an ear infection following a sudden change in temperament at daycare. He was inconsolable the entire car ride but when we got there and by the time we left this care facility he was back to his normal happy go lucky little two year old boy. I highly recommend PhysicianOne Urgent Care."

Patient
Westwood, MA

"I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the attention you gave me last week. My son was started on antibiotics and ear drops. Within 24 hours he began to feel better. The poor kid had been going to school in tears because he was afraid of missing any more days, but feeling (and looking) just awful! He's not been able to even think about lacrosse practice, but thanks to starting him on antibiotics, he was thrilled to return to practice today."

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Somers, NY