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September 21, 2021

Westmed Now Offers COVID-19 Rapid Testing

Westmed Now Offers COVID-19 Rapid Testing
We are pleased to announce we now offer COVID-19 rapid tests at our Urgent Care Centers. Rapid testing is only available for patients with no symptoms, and those who do not have a known exposure…
June 21, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine and Your Children

COVID-19 Vaccine and Your Children
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine is now available for everyone ages 12 years and older, and the vaccine is also in clinical trials for children under 12. Though some are still concerned about the safety of…
May 17, 2021

Fertility and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Fertility and the COVID-19 Vaccine
As more Americans receive the COVID-19 vaccine, just as many remain apprehensive, unsure or misinformed. Over the last few months, you may have heard rumors or seen social media posts raising the concern about fertility…
May 14, 2021

Please Wear a Mask at Westmed

Please Wear a Mask at Westmed
Please continue to wear a mask in our healthcare facilities to help us prevent the spread of COVID-19. In light of the recent CDC announcement with new guidelines for fully vaccinated persons, it is important…
April 13, 2021

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Update

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Update
Important Note: As of April 25, the CDC and FDA have recommended use of the J&J COVID-19 vaccine in the US, after a temporary pause.   Get the latest on COVID-19 vaccine information, testing, limited visitor policy and more. April 13,…
March 19, 2021

Westmed Expanding COVID-19 Testing Availability

Westmed Expanding COVID-19 Testing Availability
Westmed is expanding COVID-19 test availability for all patients. All of our Urgent Care sites will now be offering COVID-19 testing for: Back to school Back to work COVID-like symptoms Travel Quarantine testing Confirmed COVID-19…

Could You Be a COVID-19 ‘Long-Hauler’?

Could You Be a COVID-19 ‘Long-Hauler’?
To date, approximately 30 million Americans have tested positive for COVID-19, and as many as one-third of them are still feeling the lingering effects of the infection. Although much remains to be learned about “long…
March 18, 2021

Coronavirus variants: What you need to know

Coronavirus variants: What you need to know
CNET.COM As the United States reaches the one-year anniversary of battling the COVID-19 pandemic, there seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel with more vaccines rolling out. But, another potential threat…
March 17, 2021

New CDC Guidelines for Vaccinated Individuals

New CDC Guidelines for Vaccinated Individuals
  The CDC recently released guidance on relaxed social distancing/mask use for vaccinated individuals. This is a BIG step toward our “new normal”, and shows the benefits of vaccination, above and beyond protecting you from…

Your Kids and COVID-19

Your Kids and COVID-19
By: Dr. Daniel Cohen, Pediatrician   A year has passed since the pandemic has become a part of our lives and vernacular. Social distancing, new normal, gaiters and face wear are terms that we do…