Covid-19 Update: Omicron edition

The holidays are fast approaching and we have a new mutation of the Covid-19 virus called Omicron. The Omicron variant of covid-19 has the highest transmissibility to date and is also evading some of our natural immunity (past infections of covid-19 resulting in antibodies) and vaccine mediated immunity. When I first learned of this new variant, I legitimately had a bit of a meltdown that Saturday because I did what I encourage my patients not to- I read the news…

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COVID Vaccine and Variants Update

This update will be in the format of questions that addresses current vaccine options and trials and the mutations/variants that are being followed. Another post to address covid-19 in kids and current treatment options will be done soon. What are the vaccines currently available in the US? Pfizer vaccine which is 2 shots, 3 weeks apart, and Moderna vaccine which is 2 shots, 4 weeks, apart are the current options. What about the Johnson and Johnson vaccine that is only…

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Why I Choose DPC

Last week for my office’s one year anniversary, Priority Care was featured in a Charlotte Agenda article showcasing the start up of a Direct Primary Care clinic. I had planned to have an open house and do a Press Release, but the pandemic meant the open house celebration would have to be put on hold. I’ve been reflecting about why I opened my DPC clinic and why I continue to support and advocate for this model. In the next few…

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Why I choose DPC

Last week for my office’s one year anniversary, Priority Care was featured in a Charlotte Agenda article showcasing the start up of a Direct Primary Care clinic. I had planned to have an open house and do a Press Release, but the pandemic meant the open house celebration would have to be put on hold. I’ve been reflecting about why I opened my DPC clinic and why I continue to support and advocate for this model. In the next few…

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