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Getting testing and care for the flu and COVID-19

Norton Immediate Care Centers and health care provider offices are seeing increased demand for services, and not just from people who need COVID-19 or flu tests. Emergency departments also are seeing high numbers of patients. “It’s important to know when you need care and the best place to get it,” said Steven T. Hester, M.D.,…

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Is it a Mpox rash or something minor?

Mpox rash symptoms include pimples or blisters that can be painful or itchy and often are located on or near the genitals or anus, according to health care providers. In addition to the groin area, a monkey pox rash can break out on the hands, feet, chest, face or mouth. If you are concerned about…

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How to treat a tick bite at home and when to see a provider

Summertime and warm weather mean spending more time outside, but if you want to enjoy the great outdoors, you also should know how to treat a tick bite. Mitchell F. Elliott, M.D., a physician with Norton Immediate Care Centers, shares tips on preventing tick bites, at-home treatments and when you should see a provider. How…

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ER vs. urgent care vs. local clinic: Where should I go?

Many injuries, illnesses and other health-related situations might make you think of heading to the nearest hospital emergency department. However, depending on your symptoms and the severity of your condition, this may not always be your best choice. You might not know the best place to go for the care you need. Here are some…

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Norton Healthcare to open 18th immediate care center, combine primary care offices in new space

Norton Immediate Care Center – Audubon, the 18th urgent care center owned by Norton Healthcare, will open on Dec. 20, 2021, in a newly constructed space at 3101 Poplar Level Road adjacent to Norton Audubon Hospital. The building, a former Walmart Neighborhood Market, will also house Norton Community Medical Associates – Audubon and a CPA…

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Ticks in Kentucky – what to watch for

Ticks in Kentucky are a threat year-round, but are most prominent in the warmer months with deer ticks and dog ticks among the most common in Louisville and Southern Indiana. The deer tick can pick up Lyme disease, then spread the bacteria to humans. Tick-borne diseases in general can cause things that a lot of…

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Norton Healthcare opens immediate care center in Mount Washington

Norton Immediate Care Center – Mount Washington is now open and offering urgent care options for the treatment of minor illnesses and injuries. The new Norton Immediate Care Center, located at 300 High Point Court in Mount Washington, Kentucky, is open seven days a week, including holidays, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The immediate…

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When to go to a Norton Immediate Care Center and when to go to an emergency room

As winter arrives, snow shoveling soreness, slips and falls on ice, and cold and flu season all follow. With all the risk factors of the cold months, there’s a good chance you or someone you know will need some kind of medical help at some point. When that happens, where’s the best place to go…

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Sunburn or sun poisoning: When is it time to seek treatment?

Most people get sunburns. That painful tightness and red skin causes discomfort with every movement. Have you ever blistered from sunburn, or wondered if you have sun poisoning and need to seek medical treatment? Melody Presley, APRN, nurse practitioner with Norton Community Medical Associates – Taylorsville, answers a few questions regarding sunburns and when to seek…

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Another urgent care option in Shelbyville

Shelbyville is getting a new urgent care option to treat minor illnesses and injuries as Norton Immediate Care Center – Shelbyville opens in Governor’s Square shopping center. The new location, due to open June, 22, 2020, will be close to the existing Norton Community Medical Associates – Shelbyville primary care office and the Norton Children’s…

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How effective is this year’s flu shot?

The flu shot’s effectiveness this year — or any year — is not 100%. But getting the shot, along with practicing good hand hygiene and taking precautions when caring for someone sick with the flu, will improve your chances of staying healthy this season. Scientists who devise the flu shot each year have to predict…

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24-hour urgent care now available on Preston Highway

Getting sick after hours isn’t always convenient, but getting the care you need, when you need it, should be. That’s why we are expanding our late-night care services and giving you more options. Norton Immediate Care Centers We are proud to announce that Norton Immediate Care Center – Preston, located on Preston Highway near the…

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