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Physician Guidance Regarding Masks and Children in School

School child wearing face mask in the classroom 2020

Boise, September 24, 2020 - The below guidelines were delivered to school board presidents and other leaders in education in Idaho on September 23, 2020.

Children are now returning to school. Plans for the safe return of children to school, childcare and other group settings must include universal use of face coverings of children 2 years and older and the adults they interact with.

When used with other risk mitigating efforts, masks can further reduce the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in public areas including school buildings.

Demand for Flu Vaccine Skyrockets During Pandemic

Boise, ID, September 21st, 2020 – Primary Health clinics have seen record demand for flu vaccine in recent weeks, as patients seek to protect themselves and their loves ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Since August, more than 10,000 patients have received their flu shots at Primary Health, a number that exceeds previous years by nearly 50% with no sign of slowing down.

Primary Health Designates Respiratory Clinics

Patients with non-COVID Health Conditions can Safely Seek Care at 15 Other Locations 

Primary Health Now Offers Telehealth Visits

Female patient using video chat telehealth app for doctor visit

Primary Health Medical Group is now offering telehealth visits for qualifying patients who have upcoming appointments scheduled with family medicine and pediatric providers.

During a telehealth visit, the patient and physician use a free smartphone app to communicate via video chat. Because no physical exam is possible, telehealth is most appropriate for patients who need routine follow-ups with their providers.

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.

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