With two weeks left of summer, now is a great time to work on adjusting sleep routines. Long summer days lead to late nights and lax schedules, especially when fun events overlap with the start of the school year. Water parks, baseball games, fairs and rodeos are still going strong when August arrives. But waiting till the last summer weekend to enforce an earlier bedtime will only result in a restless child lying awake for hours.
Primary Health Medical Group has announced its support for closing the Medicaid coverage gap in Idaho and will make contributions to Idahoans for Healthcare, the group managing the ballot initiative public relations campaign, and to Ada County Medical Society (ACMS), Idaho’s largest medical society.
Patients often ask how they can safely dispose of their uneeded prescription medications. While Primary Health clinics are not collection sites, we are happy to provide you with the following information.
Flu activity is widespread in 49 states and from coast to coast, hospitals and emergency rooms are struggling to keep up with patient demand. In California, tents have been set up to triage thousands of patients in recent weeks as hospitals overflow. In Alabama, a state of emergency has been declared as half of all county hospitals are at 90% capacity, full or over capacity.
Treasure Valley residents donated an astounding 1,110 bicycles at Primary Health Urgent Care clinics on Saturday, September 30th during the group’s first-ever bike drive benefitting Boise Bicycle Project (BBP).
The bike drive kicked off at 10:0am, and by 11:00 am, it was clear extra transportation and storage would be needed right away. Volunteers reported a steady stream of bikes at all urgent care locations spanning from Caldwell to East Boise, with many individuals donating multiple bikes.