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Corbett Winegar, MD, offers advice about when to see a doctor for your child’s injury

Corbett Winegar, MD, offers advice about when to see a doctor for your child’s injury

15th December, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

By Moises Martinez Kids get injured all the time, but lately, there’s been an increase in wrist and elbow injuries. Saltzer Health orthopedic surgeon Corbett Winegar, MD, has some advice for parents about childhood injuries. He attributes the increases in injuries to kids who have been cooped up and then going outside. “When they get out and play, they are on their scooters, skateboards, and playing sports, and sometimes they fall and land on their wrists,” Dr. Winegar said. “It’s...

Saltzer Health opens state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic at Ten Mile & I-84

Saltzer Health opens state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic at Ten Mile & I-84

14th December, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

Idaho’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic is open at the Saltzer Health Medical Campus at Ten Mile & I-84 in Meridian. The new 6,400-square-foot urgent care clinic, 867 S. Vanguard Way, is open 24 hours seven days a week year-round. “At Saltzer Health, we understand that illnesses and injuries can happen to anyone at any time,” said Dr. John Kaiser, VP & chief medical officer. “The new Ten Mile 24-hour walk-in clinic will provide a valuable option for patients seeking...

Urgent care clinics offer walk-in sports physicals for $45

Urgent care clinics offer walk-in sports physicals for $45

12th November, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

High school athletes are gearing up now for the spring season in baseball, track and other sports. We are here to help local athletes compete with $45 walk-in sports physicals at our six Saltzer Health urgent care locations from East Boise to Caldwell. No appointment required! Ten Mile urgent care, 867 S. Vanguard Way, Meridian 83642. Hours: 24 hours, seven days a week. East Boise urgent care, 3077 E. Barber Valley Drive, Boise 83716. Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., seven days...

Getting a Flu Vaccine is More Important Than Ever in 2020

Getting a Flu Vaccine is More Important Than Ever in 2020

11th November, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

The CDC believes it’s likely that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both be spreading this year. In this context, getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever. CDC recommends that all people 6 months and older get a yearly flu vaccine prior to the flu season. For the upcoming flu season, a flu vaccination is important to reduce flu because it can: Reduce the number of respiratory illnesses in our population Lessen the resulting burden on the...