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Third Annual Bike Drive - September 21st, 2019

Primary Health Medical Group will host the third annual bike drive for Boise Bicycle Project on Saturday, September 21st from 10 am – 2 pm. The public is invited to drop off their unneeded bikes during this time at any Primary Health location in Boise, Meridian, Garden City, Eagle, Nampa and Caldwell.

Bicycles should be somewhat clean and in working order, but flat tires are okay.

Three New Clinics for Primary Health

Primary Health Medical Group Kuna urgent care opening 2020

Primary Health Medical Group has announced plans to open three new clinics; two in Boise and one in Kuna, in 2020 and 2021.

All three clinics will offer walk-in urgent care and family medicine by appointment, each with 11 exam rooms, an x-ray suite, trauma room, lab and procedure room in about 6,300 square feet.

Primary Health Clincs are VA Authorized Urgent Care Providers

Primary Health Medical Group is pleased to announce it is in network for the new urgent care benefit available to veterans through VA Healthcare.

Effective July 2019, any veteran enrolled in VA Healthcare can choose their nearest Primary Health Urgent Care for high-quality health care with no referral required, and no copay.

Create a Summer Reading Program at Home

Primary Health Pediatrics Summer Reading Tips
 
Summer vacation has just started but before we know it August will be here and school will be starting again. One of the best ways to keep your child’s reading skills up is to plan a summer reading program. Even just three times a week will make a significant difference. 
 
For younger readers:
  • Visit the local library to check out books every week (city and county libraries)

Primary Health Announces Investment from Blue Cross of Idaho

Boise, April 2nd, 2019 – Primary Health Medical Group (PHMG) has accepted a minority investment from Blue Cross of Idaho Health Service, Inc. The investment supports growth and expands quality care programs while furthering Blue Cross of Idaho’s commitment to bring more choice and greater access to high quality, affordable healthcare to Idaho.

The additional capital will allow Primary Health to build new clinics and hire additional primary care physicians as well as develop staff and resources crucial to the growth of value-based care programs and patient care management.

Primary Health Welcomes Susan Kim, M.D.

Physician Director of Pediatric Urgent Care, Susan Kim, M.D.

Primary Health is pleased to announce the addition of Susan Kim, M.D. as the group’s Physician Director of Pediatric Urgent Care, a new role within Primary Health.

Ice Skating Injuries: How to Prevent and Treat

The Treasure Valley’s third ice skating rink opened this week in Caldwell, Idaho. As more and more Idahoans try this fun and nostalgic winter sport, we expect to see more winter injuries.
 
It has been estimated locally that ice skating injuries are seen at a rate of about 3 per day, per rink. That could mean around 900 people injured while ice skating this winter in the Treasure Valley!
 

What We Can Learn from Last Flu Season

Healthy family after getting flu shots at Primary Health
 
There is bad news – last year was the deadliest flu season in the United States since H1N1.
 

Bike Drive 2018 Recap - 900 Bikes!

Community members donated around 900 bicycles at Primary Health Urgent Care clinics on Saturday, September 29th during the group’s second annual bike drive benefitting Boise Bicycle Project (BBP).

New this year, the donated use of U-Haul trucks and PODS storage containers helped facilitate the transportation and storage of donated bikes. BBP volunteers immediately began sorting and refurbishing the bikes, with a goal of giving away hundreds to local kids this holiday season.

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