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Covid Vaccine for Children: Pfizer Approved for Kids 5-12
Nov 09, 2021
On October 29, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 to include children ages 5 through 11. The authorization was based on the FDA’s thorough...
Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Is Now Open!
Nov 01, 2021
The Health Insurance Marketplace (or Exchange) is for anyone who doesn’t have healthcare coverage through a job, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or another source that provides qualifying health coverage. Open enrollment is from November 1, 2022...
Is the Flu Shot Effective at Preventing the Flu?
Oct 22, 2021
Asking if the flu vaccine is effective in preventing the flu is one of the most searched terms on Google today. We wanted to provide you with statistics and facts on everything related to getting the flu shot to help...
Mammogram Screening for Early Breast Cancer Detection
Oct 11, 2021
A mammogram is a screening test used to find breast cancer before a person has any symptoms. Many health care facilities are providing cancer screening during the COVID-19 pandemic with safety precautions in place. It is important to continue the...
Water-Boil Advisory Lifted In Some Areas
Oct 09, 2021
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has lifted the boil water advisory for the City of Wichita that has been in place since Thursday. The KDHE and city officials recommend that to be safe, all residents run their...
Wichita Water Boil Advisory: How To Stay Safe
Oct 08, 2021
On Thursday, a major Wichita water main break has made the entire city’s tap water unsafe to drink and the city has issued a boil advisory, meaning water should be boiled for a minute before drinking or using in food...
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Awareness – Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Oct 07, 2021
While you have likely heard of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, most people don’t understand the differences or are aware of the symptoms. Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life....
Sep 28, 2021
Operation Immunization offers free flu shots to help keep you healthy all winter long. Operation Immunization offers free flu shot clinics for those who are unemployed, uninsured, or unable to pay, ages 3 and older. You can schedule your flu...
Monoclonal Antibodies To Treat COVID-19 Positive Patients
Sep 08, 2021
If you have tested positive for COVID-19 you may be asking, What can I do to reduce the risk of getting sicker? Is there treatment for COVID-19? There are treatments that may reduce the risk of getting sicker if you...
National Recovery Month: Getting Help with Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Sep 01, 2021
National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with mental and substance use disorders to live healthy and rewarding lives. Now in its 31st...
Women’s Health Fair: Saturday, September 11
Aug 27, 2021
HealthCore Clinic is hosting a Women’s Health Fair on Saturday, September 11 from 9 AM-1 PM featuring a number of local businesses, health services, and guest speakers. Included in this event is the Pink Mammography Bus, a mobile unit providing...
Pfizer COVID Vaccine Receives FDA Approval
Aug 23, 2021
Today the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval to the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for people age 16 and older. People between the ages of 12 and 15 can still receive the vaccine under the existing emergency use...