From the September Mercy Occupational Medicine eNewsletter On Aug. 23, Pfizer BioNTech became the first company to receive full FDA approval for its COVID-19 vaccine. Commenting on this approval, acting FDA Commissioner Janet Woodcock, M.D., said, “Whi…Read more.
Mercy Urgent Care’s Weaverville facility is expanding its operating hours beginning Monday, June 28. The clinic, located at 61 Weaver Blvd., Suite 106, will now be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and…Read more.
As the weather warms up and more people are gardening, hiking, and generally enjoying the outdoors. potential exposure to urushiol oil—through contact with poison ivy, oak and sumac—increases. Exposure can occur through direct contact with parts of the…Read more.
Mercy’s history of actively caring reaches back for almost two centuries to the commitment of one woman, Catherine McAuley, who was born in Dublin around 1778. It was a time of strife and widespread poverty in Ireland and British law excluded most Cath…Read more.
Valentine’s Day isn’t the only reason for heart-shaped decor this month. February is American Heart Month — the more anatomically correct of the two February holidays — and Mercy Urgent Care wants to remind you to keep heart health in mind this month a…Read more.
Marina Driggers and Carol Hoban After 35 years of providing health care to Transylvania County, Family Nurse Practitioner Carol Hoban is retiring from Brevard’s Frances Warde Family Health, a practice the family nurse practitioner headed for many years…Read more.