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FastMed Releases Top 2014 Summer Injuries to Avoid For a Healthy, Injury Free Summer in NC

| by Reuel Heyden |

May 7, 2014 – Clayton, NC - With summer just around the corner, FastMed Urgent Care, the largest urgent care network in North Carolina, has released its 2014 summer injuries and illnesses list along with tips for enjoying a healthy, injury free summer.

“FastMed sees patients visit our urgent cares for these common injuries and illnesses during the summer months in North Carolina,” said Melvin G. Lee, MD, Chief Medical Officer, North Carolina. “This list is designed to help individuals and families in the communities we serve to be proactive when planning their summer excursions.”

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FastMed Releases Top 2014 Summer Injuries to Avoid For a Healthy, Injury Free Summer in AZ

| by Reuel Heyden |

May 7, 2014 – Gilbert, AZ - With summer just around the corner, FastMed Urgent Care, the largest urgent care network in Arizona has released its 2014 summer injuries and illnesses list along with tips for enjoying a healthy, injury free summer.

“FastMed sees patients visit our urgent cares for these common injuries and illnesses during the summer months in Arizona,” said Michael P. Dunn, MD, President and Chief Medical Officer, Arizona. “This list is designed to help individuals and families in the communities we serve to be proactive when planning their summer excursions.”

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FastMed Urgent Care and Cornerstone Health Care Join Forces to Help Improve Quality, Continuity and Cost of Care for NC Patients

| by Reuel Heyden |

FastMed-Cornerstone Affiliation to Benefit North Carolina Patients with Preventive, Specialist and Urgent Care Needs

Clayton, NC – March 25  - Cornerstone Health Care, a physician-owned and led multi-disciplinary network of practices located throughout central North Carolina, and FastMed Urgent Care, the largest urgent care network in North Carolina, …

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FastMed Encourages Youth Athletic Participation to Promote Healthy Living

| by Reuel Heyden |

Offers Free Sports Physical Vouchers to Kernersville and Salisbury, NC communities

Clayton, NC – March 26, 2014: FastMed, North Carolina’s largest urgent care network, is encouraging children and adolescents to participate in physical education programs at their school or in after school sports programs as part of the FastMed Cares Program, with a fr…

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FastMed Urgent Care Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission

| by Reuel Heyden |

Clayton, NC – March 12, 2014: FastMed Urgent Care, the sixth largest urgent care provider in the United States, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in ambulatory health care.  The accreditation award recognizes FastMed’s dedication to continuous compliance with the Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.  FastMed is one of only 37 of the 5,250 non-hospital based urgent care centers in the U.S. and is the largest urgent care operator to earn the designation.

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Health Officials: Swine Flu Still A Threat; FastMed Urgent Care: Flu Shots Still Available

| by Reuel Heyden |

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and local health officials have issued swine flu resurgence warnings, with the number of flu deaths across the US remaining at epidemic levels.

In North Carolina the number of flu deaths now stands at 74, eight deaths this past week alone according to the DHHS and a record year for flu deaths. Last year, the state had 59 deaths the whole season, and only nine in 2012.

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FastMed Urgent Care in North Carolina Issues Advisory for Parents of Child Athletes

| by Reuel Heyden |

Largest Urgent Care Network in NC Provides Best Practices for Pre and Post-Injury Care

February 18, Clayton, NC – FastMed Urgent Care is advising North Carolina student athletes, their parents and trainers on best practices when it comes to pre-participation sports physicals, pre-injury care and post-injury care to help ensure improved long-term positive health care outcomes and reduced recovery periods for child athletes.

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FastMed Urgent Care in Arizona Issues Advisory for Parents of Child Athletes

| by Reuel Heyden |

Largest Urgent Care Network in AZ Provides Best Practices for Pre and Post-Injury Care

February 18, Gilbert, AZ– FastMed Urgent Care is advising Arizona student athletes, their parents and trainers on best practices when it comes to pre-participation sports physicals, pre-injury care and post-injury care to help ensure improved long-term positive health care outcomes and reduced recovery periods for child athletes.

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