Life in the Time of Quarantine

Life in the Time of Quarantine

Dr. Hazen Short just wrapped up a 14-day self-quarantine for potential exposure to SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes COVID-19.  He shares his thoughts on how to pass time during a home quarantine in this week's blog.  I’ve been on a strict home quarantine since March...

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COVID-19 Weekly Update

COVID-19 Weekly Update

Hello all!  Another week, another COVID19 update from us 🙂 Clinic updates:  As you all know, we continue to offer COVID-19 testing.  Updates since we launched it this weekend: We are still prioritizing DPC members.  Feel free to fill out the respiratory symptom...

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(Behind the Scenes, Preparing for COVID)

(Behind the Scenes, Preparing for COVID)

Dr. Allison Edwards has the opportunity to write occasionally for the American Academy of Family Physicians.  In her most recent AAFP blog, she describes how the clinic has been trying -- with successes and failures -- to prepare for COVID-19.  Feel free to click the...

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COVID-19 Weekly Update

COVID-19 Weekly Update

Hello KCDPC Family! Because of the US’s transition to a Level 2 travel restriction and the accompanying acknowledgement that we are seeing community spread of COVID-19, I’d like to update you -- again -- on a few changes we are making to our normal procedures. Let me...

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Hello KCDPC Members! I really want to make sure that you know how we plan to serve you as COVID-19 spreads through our community, so I've put together this blog post to explain what you can expect from us over the next few weeks to months. First of all: you probably...

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We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

We are sad to be saying goodbye to Laurin Myers (aka Laurin #1, blonde Laurin, the first Laurin, etc.) as she leaves us to focus full-time on family and nursing school!  We know she'll be great and wish her all the best heading forward. But this does mean that we have...

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COVID-19: What we know, what we don’t know

COVID-19: What we know, what we don’t know

Anyone watching the news of late is probably totally freaked out by the Coronavirus.  But should we be? While most stories cover the basics -- like taking basic care of yourself and your loved ones (sleeping well, eating well, etc.), washing your hands a lot, don't...

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Colds, Coughs, Laryngitis: A Bullet-Point Rundown

Colds, Coughs, Laryngitis: A Bullet-Point Rundown

Medical name: upper respiratory infection, acute bronchitis, laryngitis Major symptoms: congestion, runny nose, cough, sore throat, headache, hoarseness, fatigue, overall feeling crummy, occasional low-grade fever Caused by: viruses about 85% of the time (rhinovirus,...

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The Flu: A Bullet-Point Rundown

The Flu: A Bullet-Point Rundown

Medical name: influenza Major symptoms: body aches, fevers and chills, and generally feeling terrible (usually not associated with upset stomach, vomiting, and diarrhea). Caused by: three varieties of influenza -- influenza A, B and C.  Influenza A varieties are...

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Physicians: Want to Work with Us?

Physicians: Want to Work with Us?

Are you a family physician who loves caring for patients but hates the system in which you currently work? We are pleased to announce an opening in our practice! We’re looking to bring on another physician with a goal start date in the summer or fall of 2020.  The...

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