Summer is coming and many employers in and around Marysville have midyear deadlines for completing annual physical exam requirements. Please call the office or log-in to the patient portal to schedule a time to meet with Dr. Clem to discuss all of the things that will help keep you healthy. There are many screening tests you may be eligible for at no cost to you.
We will be open limited hours during the week of spring break in Marysville. The hours will be Tuesday 9a-5p, Wednesday 8a-4p, Thursday 8am-1pm. Thanks and have a great vacation!!!
The National Fire Protection Association reports that 71% of smoke alarms which failed to operate had missing, disconnected or dead batteries. This reinforces how important it is to take this time each year to check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Click the link to see more information about how to make your home safer from the NFPA:
Take These Precautions Outdoors
Many people spend time outdoors in the winter working, traveling, or enjoying winter sports. Outdoor activities can expose you to several safety hazards, but you can take these steps to prepare for them:
- Wear appropriate outdoor clothing: wear a tightly woven, preferably wind-resistant coat or jacket;
Fall is here, it’s time to get your flu shot. The flu vaccine this year is only in injectable form due to manufacturing issues with the nasal mist. That doesn’t mean you skip it this year, for those of you who have needle phobias….there is an intradermal flu vaccine (teenie tiny needle you can barely see) that is available you can get.
Summer is the season we spend with our families outside having fun in the parks, vacationing, having picnics and family reunions. Be aware of sources of gastrointestinal illnesses commonly contracted in the summer from foods either not kept at the correct temperature or contaminated with bacteria from improper handling. Another common source is swimming water from pools,