Category: Medical

March 16, 2020

Practicing social distancing during COVID-19 pandemic

As more cases of COVID-19 are diagnosed across the country, many are trying to slow the spread of the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have outlined precautionary […]

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January 24, 2020

What is the coronavirus?

  An outbreak of a new strain of the virus, originating in China is spreading and making its way into other countries including the United States. Hundreds of cases have resulted […]

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March 11, 2019

Kidney Disease Awareness Month

March is National Kidney Disease Month. According to the National Kidney Foundation, kidneys filter 200 liters of blood a day, help regulate blood pressure and direct red blood cell production. […]

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January 18, 2018

How To Prevent The Flu

Francisco Alemán, MD, a physician at Northwest Health Services South Side Health Center, answers common questions related to this years’ flu outbreak.         To watch this interview, […]

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October 17, 2017

What’s with the Flu?

What’s with the Flu? Oh flu season, your presence continues to scare everyone from new moms, teachers, business owners and in our experience at Northwest Health, our Accounts Payable team […]

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September 6, 2017

What’s Going On With ObamaCare?

What’s Going on with Obamacare?   Housekeeping   Are you up in the air about Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) or don’t know what’s going on? We’ve got you covered! […]

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August 14, 2017

National Health Center Week – Women’s Health Awareness

Women’s Health Awareness Week   Being healthy is important for women of all ages.  As women, we often put our health on hold to tend to others, but being healthy […]

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June 20, 2017

Can I Get Insurance In Missouri?

The Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA, has stirred up some confusion and panic among individuals in the state of Missouri over the last several months. With the […]

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May 9, 2017

Washing Your Hands Prevents Sickness

Can Washing Your Hands Keep You From Getting Sick?   Washing your hands throughout the day just might save your life. According to the CDC, washing your hands prevents diseases […]

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April 27, 2017

IMPORTANT: Mumps Case Confirmed In St. Joseph, Missouri

*Due to the recent confirmed case of Mumps in St. Joseph, we have updated this blog with important health information on how to prevent from getting this disease.  

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