May 2-May 8 is Screen Free Week! What Activities Can You Do With Your Child?

May 2, 2016 | Health Advice | By: Naomi Wyatt

It’s going to be a beautiful week in our community and what better weather could we ask for to celebrate Screen Free Week!

Post Rock Family Medicine works with Reach Out and Read to encourage books and reading to adolescents in our area. If you have brought your child to Post Rock for a Well Child Check with any of our providers they left with a fun, new, age appropriate book just for them!

Here are just a few ideas for you and your kiddos to enjoy the weather and find something new to do!

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What You Need To Know About The Flu

April 25, 2016 | Health Advice | By: Tequilla Manning

Each year there is a lot of conversation and debate about the flu, specifically, what is it, does vaccination really help, who should get vaccinated, when is the best time to receive the vaccine, and what are the types of vaccines. These questions are best answered by healthcare professionals especially since there are many myths surrounding flu vaccination. One common myth is that the flu vaccine gives you the flu. This statement is false! Below are some common questions about the flu with correct answers.

1. What is influenza aka “the flu”?
The flu is a contagious respiratory illness, meaning that it can affect the lungs, nose, and throat of infected individuals.

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Post Rock Family Medicine Welcomes Tequilla Manning

April 19, 2016 | Students | By: Naomi Wyatt

My name is Tequilla Manning, and I am a third-year medical student at KU School of Medicine in Kansas City, KS. I am currently working with Dr. Beth Oller for my family medicine rotation.

Where are you from?
I am from Starkville, MS. I completed my undergraduate degree at Grinnell College in Grinnell, IA, so I am no stranger to the Midwest.

Why did you come to Plainville?
I came to Plainville because I am interested in rural healthcare. My overarching goal is to work internationally in rural communities either in Africa or Latin America.

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