Fall 2021 Newsletter

Fall 2021 Newsletter doctor’s note Happy (almost) fall!  I want to start by thanking everyone who continues to support us as we move through the transitions of this last year (if you missed it -- see our summer newsletter for all the spicy details).  I have watched...

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COVID-19 Summer 2021 Update

COVID-19 Summer 2021 Update Vaccines are still available from local health departments.  We recommend that everyone eligible get the vaccination at this point. We also understand that many of you have concerns and questions about the COVID vaccines. Our first...

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Controlled Medicines at KCDPC

INTRODUCTION We take our job as clinicians quite seriously. When a patient hires us for their primary care needs, it is our mission to provide excellent, evidence-based care. We use our expertise, training, and latest resources to provide guidance and management plans...

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Pricing Adjustment for Current Members

Hello! We want to give current members a heads up that we will be adjusting our membership pricing for many of you so that everyone’s membership fees will reflect the current rates that we charge. This will not affect all of you -- and for some, the price will...

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Bronchitis: No Antibiotics Needed!

Bronchitis: No Antibiotics Needed!

Many of us have struggled with bronchitis, but it's probably a bit more complicated than you think!  Here is Dr. Short's advice for how to deal with that pesky, lingering cough often labeled as bronchitis: For your symptoms I recommend trying to clean up the sinuses,...

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COVID Vaccine Update

COVID Vaccine Update

FAST FACTS The FDA granted emergency use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine on Friday, December 11, 2020. The Moderna vaccine will likely be granted soon.   Both vaccines are “mRNA” vaccines, which code for the inactive, non-infectious spike protein of the virus,...

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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update

We’re going to address 5 basic things in this Covid-19 update: Prevention and stopping the spread of Covid-19 in light of rising cases and the holidays Small business owners and Covid-19: tips for safety "I have Covid-19, now what?" -- home care and what to watch out...

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Navigating COVID-19 as a Small Business

Navigating COVID-19 as a Small Business

Being a small business owner is hard -- and it's even harder in the context of a global pandemic. While we don't have all the answers (and are just as eager as everyone else for this all to end), we invite those in our community who own and operate small businesses to...

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Vitamin D and COVID-19

Vitamin D has many benefits for our health: from helping to build strong bones to helping with mood -- and even helping with our immune response. There is not enough high quality evidence to say if vitamin D can actually help prevent COVID-19, or make it less severe,...

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COVID-19 Testing Information & Quick Update

COVID-19 Testing Information & Quick Update

COVID-19 Fact Sheet Ryan Shapiro, a 3rd year medical student, has been rotating with us this month from the University of Kansas Medical School. He's taken a moment to quickly update what we know and don't about COVID-19.  Please give it a read and reach out with any...

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