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Bored in Quarantine? 10 Fun Things To Do!

Are you bored from being in quarantine due to the coronavirus? Here are some things to keep you occupied during the pandemic of COVID-19: Get some exercise! Ride your bike, take a walk, just get outside! Time to reorganize those areas of your home that have been needing it for years now. You have the Read More

14 Ways To Protect and Help Seniors During COVID-19

Everyone is at risk of getting COVID-19. However, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk for contractive COVID-19 and suffering more severe symptoms. However, we also understand mental health is a serious concern for all those quarantining, especially those who have stricter precautions they Read More

COVID-19: Explained

Many people are confused on what coronavirus (COVID-19) actually is and how to properly prevent it from affecting themselves and their loved ones. What methods have been working and what has not? Let’s start by answering the basic questions. What is Coronavirus (COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-2) The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is an illness caused Read More

Things To Do If You Have COVID-19

If you are sick with COVID-19, then you either have (or have not in some cases) had the symptoms of a fever, coughing, and/or shortness of breathe and came back positive on your COVID-19 test results. This means that you must undergo certain initiatives to prevent spreading the virus of COVID-19 to others. These include: Read More

Mid-City Clinic Now Open on N. Carrollton Ave

231 N Carrollton Ave. Mid City, La. 70119 (504)370-2273 www.theurgentcare.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW ORLEANS PARISH WELCOMES NEW URGENT CARE CENTER ON N. CARROLLTON  THE URGENT CARE – MID-CITY IS NOW OPEN ON THE CORNER OF BIENVILLE AVE AND N. CARROLLTON AVE.   New Orleans, Louisiana (September 2019) – THE URGENT CARE – MID-CITY, Read More

Start the day off right! 4 Healthy Breakfast Tips

What is a good breakfast? One that has some protein, some slowly digested carbohydrates, and some fruit or vegetables.  Try these 4 tips for creating your own energy-boosting breakfast: Whole Grains. High-fiber, whole-grain cereals and breads can help keep your blood sugar within a normal range and help avoid an energy crash. Look for bran Read More

Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’’s ear (or acute otitis externa) is a painful condition resulting from inflammation, irritation, or infection of the outer ear. These symptoms often occur after water gets trapped in your ear. Swimmer’’s ear often affects children and teenagers, but can also affect those with eczema or excess earwax. The problem can get serious if not Read More

Hydration 101

Now that we’re experiencing the hot days of summer in New Orleans, we have been seeing more dehydrated patients. Westbank Urgent Care is dedicated to informing you and your family about staying hydrated in these hot summer months!  Dehydration is when a person haslost 2% of his or her body weight in fluid.  Dehydration can Read More

Let’s End The School Year Right!

The school year may be nearing an end but kids are still at risk of getting sick. With school work slowing down and Summer activities starting up, germs, allergies and even lice may be lurking around the corner. Share these tips with your child to make sure he or she stays healthy while the school year Read More

Spring Clean Your Body

Spring is in the air! The birds are chirping. The sun is shining. Flowers are blooming and people are beginning to spring clean their houses. But home may not be the only thing that needs a good spring cleaning. Your body may still be playing catch up from the holiday goodies, king cake and chocolate Read More

Home Safety Tips For Seniors

Home is where our family is and, if we’re lucky enough, it is where we live our entire lives. But home can also posts some dangers as we get older. Making sure your home is a safe and healthy environment for you and other elderly family members can help avoid accidents and keep you or Read More

Tornado Troubles

Most of us in Southern Louisiana do not worry too much about tornadoes. After all, hurricanes are our most notorious enemy. But did you know, dozens of tornadoes touch down in Louisiana every year? From minor storms to town-destroying twisters, tornadoes can be devastating. Knowing the best actions to take during a storm, as well Read More

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