Prince George Fall Festival Postponed

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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May is Arthritis Awareness Month

46 million adults are affected by Arthritis. While many with the condition are thought to be genetically predisposed to it, there are other factors that contribute to the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.

According to Arthritis Today, obesity is now considered a risk factor for developing RA. Until recently, smoking has been considered the only modifiable risk factor that increases a person’s chances of developing the autoimmune disease.

Some tips to prevent Arthritis Symptoms

  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Exercise to build bone and muscle density and keep your joints flexible
  • Don’t stress your joints by sitting too long with bad posture
  • Drink water, it makes up 70% of the cartilage tissue
  • Talk with your doctor about ways to get the best dietary nutrients that fight symptoms of arthritis

As with many medical conditions, healthy eating and lifestyle go a long way towards prevention. Medical advancements to treat Arthritis have made great strides, but we still recommend prevention to stay healthy and active for as long as possible. Talk with your Prime Care doctor is you have questions.