COVID-19 Vaccine Update

By Lori Cannon, RN At the time I write this, there are two vaccines available to protect against COVID-19, with potential others on the way.  Many people are understandably hesitant about getting a COVID-19 vaccine. One might be concerned about what they see as a new or untried technology, worried about side effects, or fearing…

Perspective

So, I was chatting with someone as we waited for a meeting to start earlier today and we were discussing coping.  In particular we were talking about how much easier it seems to be to offer helpful pointers to others than to apply them to ourselves. I think everyone has had the experience of giving…

Get Moving!

At-home ideas to keep your kids active this holiday season By Jordan Chingo, OTR/L Virtual schooling, COVID-19, winter weather, OH MY! 2020 has been a year of stressors, constant change, and unprecedented times.  With winter approaching and the world in a constant state of stress, it can be a lot on us, as well as…

NorthLakes Recognized for Diabetes/Cardiovascular Disease Efforts

Several NorthLakes Community Clinic locations have been recognized by the American Heart Association’s Target: Type 2 Diabetes℠ for implementing quality improvement measures addressing the relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular disease in outpatient settings.  Every 80 seconds, an adult with diabetes in the U.S. is hospitalized for heart disease, which can lead to a heart attack. To…