May is Stroke Month

May is Stroke Month

May is National Stroke Month and all the providers and staff at Prime Care Family Practice encourage you to know the signs so you can spot a stroke F.A.S.T, and learn what you can do to prevent your stroke risk.

Read the 5 things you should know about stroke, then take the quiz here to see if you can spot the signs.

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Thank You For Voting For PrimeCare

Thank you to everyone who voted Prime Care Best Family Practice in the annual Progress-Index Best of the Best survey. We are honored to provide medical care for you and your family.

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Tri-Cities Best of the Best Voting Now Open

Thank you to everyone who nominated Prime Care Family Practice in the Progress Index Best of Tri-Cities awards in the Best Medical Practice category.

The annual Best of the Best is a chance for consumers to recognize the people and businesses in our area provide great customer service.  Categories range from dining, shopping, entertainment, home services and medical care.

Voting is now open, so take the time to vote for your favorite businesses today!  Click the image below or here to cast your vote.

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Flu Shots Available – No Appointment Needed

The CDC report also says that tests of about 120 virus samples show the circulating flu strains seem to be flu shotswell-matched to this season’s flu vaccine. That’s good news to those who take steps to prevent the flu by getting a flu shot.

Flu shots are available at Prime Care Family Practice. Call to schedule an appointment so we can get you in and out fast or mention getting a flu shot at your appointment.

Prince George Fall Festival Postponed

Due to the rainy weather forecast for our area, the Prince George Fall Harvest Community Event scheduled for Saturday October 3rd has been postponed.

As soon as the new date is set we will post it on our website and the Prime Care Facebook page.

Thank you,

The Prime Care Providers & Staff

Delayed Opening January 25th

Prime Care Delayed Opening 1/25

Sunday, January 24, 2016

We hope everyone is having fun in the snow and staying safe.

At this time, we plan to open the Prime Care office tomorrow, Monday January 25th at 1pm.  Should this change we will post updates here and on our Facebook page.

If you have an appointment scheduled tomorrow prior to 1pm, please contact our office at 804.526.1111
to re-schedule.

Thank You For Voting For Us

Thank you to all who voted Prime Care as the 2014 Best Medical Practice in the Tri-Cities readers poll. We are best family practice richmond tri-citieshonored to receive this distinction again.

Even without this award your health is our top priority and we strive to provide all patients with best medical care possible.

If you aren’t a Prime Care patient yet, come visit us in our new medical offices and see why so many residents in the Tri-Cities choose Prime Care as their complete family medical practice.

Prime Care New Office

We want to remind all patients that Prime Care Family Practice will be closed Friday, February 7, 2014. 

Our new office is almost ready and we are working hard to schedule the move to cause the least amount of disruption to our patients.  However, we need to close the PrimeCare office on Friday, February 7th to complete the move.

Please plan ahead as we will be unable to answer phone calls, make appointments, process referrals or prescription refill requests until we re-open on Monday, February 10th.

As of Monday February 10th all appointments will take place in our new office location at 4700 Puddledock Road, Suite 300 Prince George, VA 23875.

Our new office is located just minutes away from our current Colonial Heights office.  Thank you and we look forward to debuting our new office soon!  Stay tuned for photos and more updates.

Click the map below for directions to our new office.

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Wear Red for Heart Health

February is heart health month, and Friday, February 1 is National Wear Red Day. The physicians and staff at Prime Care Family Practice will be wearing our best red on February 1 in support of heart health. Join us in the effort to bring awareness to heart health!

The Go Red for Women website says cardiovascular disease kills more women than the next four leading causes of death combined. 80% of cardiac events (such as heart attacks and strokes) in women could be prevented if we make the right choices including diet, exercise and not smoking. [Read more…]

Hepatitis Awareness Month

The Viral Hepatitis division of the CDC has launched an initiative they’re calling Know More Hepatitis. Their goal is to educate the public about viral hepatitis to curb an epidemic and encourage chronic hepatitis sufferers to get tested.

What Is Hepatitis?

Hepatitis is a contagious disease of the liver which causes inflammation within the liver tissue. There are three types of hepatitis known individually as:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C

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