StarMed Now Offering Pre-Exposure COVID-19 Prevention with Evusheld

StarMed Healthcare is proud to offer the drug Evusheld for the pre-exposure prevention of COVID-19 in certain people What is Evusheld and Who Is It For? Evusheld, manufactured by AstraZeneca, is a new COVID-19 protective measure that is designed to...

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Gulp! If taken early, COVID-19 pill treatment works

Antiviral pills can lessen COVID-19 symptoms and reduce your risk of being hospitalized Susan Billings said she isn’t a huge fan of taking pills as medication. But she’d just been diagnosed with COVID-19. She had other health concerns that could...

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StarMed Urgent Care: Clearing Up Some Myths

Here are some myths and the facts that tell the real story about Urgent Care centers. By Maxine Hattie StarMed Family & Urgent Care centers are care outlets you can go to for medical emergencies that aren't life-threatening, such as...

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So You Tested Positive for COVID-19. What Now?

You're not feeling great after a recent positive test result for COVID-19. It's normal, here are a few things you can do while you recover. It’s been almost two years since we all first heard about COVID-19 (yes, it’s really...

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Charlottean Clayton Sealey delivers meals and smiles to StarMed

Almost $3,000 was raised by Clayton Sealey in partnership with many Charlotte residents to deliver a local meal and a smile to StarMed Healthcare and other area healthcare workers during the height of the pandemic. Clayton Sealey said his goal...

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Why you should get a free Vitamin D shot

Vitamin D is important to help your body function and it protects against several health problems. Sunlight is a reliable source of Vitamin D, but during the winter it is harder to get enough exposure because there are fewer daylight...

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To parents still deciding about their child’s vaccination

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that everyone 5 years & older get a COVID-19 vaccine.  We feel for you. You received your COVID-19 vaccinations, you’ve been wearing masks to protect yourself and others, and you’re vigilant about keeping your older...

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What is the Omicron Variant?

All viruses naturally can mutate. Mutations mean changes on different parts of a virus. Some mutations can make the virus spread faster, some can make them more dangerous. There is unfortunately no way of knowing what kinds of mutations can...

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Clinic is perfectly suited for the community around it

Alicia Allman, PA, is convinced the StarMed Family & Urgent Care clinic in east Charlotte is in a perfect location. StarMed Healthcare's east Charlotte urgent care facility “You’re going to get great care quickly,” said Allman, who has worked in...

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What is the Truth About COVID Antibody Therapy?

In a world where news about vaccines, mandates and treatments related to COVID-19 seems to change by the week, and where far too many people are being exposed to misinformation over social media, it can be hard to know what’s...

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Studies Recommend Receiving Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines

It’s hard to imagine it in the midst of our recent heat waves, but fall is only a month away, and with the fall comes the flu. We know, we know: Who’s even thinking about the flu and its vaccine...

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