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Influenza Positivity Rate Hits 44%

Boise, ID, December 21, 2022 – Idahoans who have not received a flu vaccine this season are urged to do so now, as record numbers of influenza cases and high positivity rates are detected at Primary Health clinics across the Treasure Valley.

“We saw more than 650 cases of Influenza A and B in our clinics last week,” said Ann Weiss, M.D., Clinical Director for Primary Health Medical Group. “Our positivity rate of 44% for influenza A is substantially higher than the national average of 25% and it illustrates just how much flu is circulating here in the Treasure Valley. It takes the flu vaccine about two weeks to become fully effective in the body, so anyone who still needs that protection should go today and get their vaccine.” 
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Flu Vaccine Recommended Now for Early Flu Season

Boise, ID, September 26, 2022 – Idahoans are urged to get their flu vaccine soon, as reports from Australia indicate an earlier, more severe flu season could be headed our way. 
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Omicron Variant Booster Now Available at Primary Health

Boise, ID, September 12th, 2022 – Primary Health Medical Group is now offering Pfizer and Moderna bivalent vaccines, also known as “updated boosters,” on a walk-in basis at multiple Treasure Valley clinics.
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New Building for Nampa Clinic

April 14th, 2022 - Primary Health Medical Group has announced plans to expand and remodel the former bank building at 1820 Caldwell Blvd. in Nampa, to replace its existing clinic at 700 Caldwell Blvd. The new site offers more space and better visibility, and current healthcare staff and providers will relocate to the new building upon completion. 

Remodel rendering

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CEO Retirement Announcement

Boise, March 17th, 2022 – Primary Health Medical Group announced today that David Peterman, M.D., CEO and pediatrician, will retire on May 13th, 2022. Current Director of Family Medicine, Daniel Reed, M.D., will become the new CEO of Primary Health Medical Group. 

Dr. David Peterman and Dr. Dan Reed

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Why Vaccination is More Important than Ever

By Primary Health Clinical Director

As the numbers come down after Idaho’s fourth wave of COVID infections, now is a good time to review what we’ve learned about the efficacy of COVID vaccines. One truth becomes increasingly clear with each wave: getting vaccinated will help keep you out of the hospital. CDC data from December 2021 shows:

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Crutches Needed for Patients

Wrapped ankle with crutches

Primary Health to Accept Donations of Crutches at Three Locations

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Urgent Care Clinics Over Capacity

COVID Surge Sends Thousands of Patients Seeking Testing and Care at Primary Health

Boise, August 31, 2021 – Primary Health Medical Group yesterday saw a record number of urgent care patients, surpassing 2,000 visits at its 21 clinics across the Treasure Valley, with the majority of patients seeking evaluation and testing for COVID symptoms.

The surge is placing additional strain on an already exhausted and overworked healthcare force, and jeopardizes the public’s access to walk-in health care, a critical service Treasure Valley residents have come to rely upon over the past nearly 30 years.

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