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How Do I Know If I'm Dehydrated?

Posted by SnapDev on February 08, 2021 10:31 PM
Water is crucial for our bodies. Roughly 75% of our weight is water, making it vital for our health and well-being. When our body loses more fluid than is being taken in, dehydration can occur, causing our bodies to function improperly. Even when you...Read More

Testing for COVID-19 Variants

Posted by The Urgency Room on January 19, 2021 09:26 PM
You may have read or heard that there are new variants of the COVID-19 virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the new variant of the virus found in the United Kingdom has also been found in several countries aro...Read More

How to Prevent Slip-and-Fall Injuries During Winter Months

Posted by The Urgency Room on December 22, 2020 11:39 PM
When the winter season hits, the inevitable snow and ice accumulation is usually close behind (if it doesn’t come first!). While at times beautiful and serene, winter weather can be hazardous. Many of us have either witnessed or experienced a painful...Read More

A Guide to Staying Safe for the Holidays

Posted by SnapDev on November 30, 2020 11:51 PM
This year has been unorthodox in the way we celebrate with our families for special events. During the holiday season, you may find yourself wondering whether it’s safe to spend time with your family and loved ones. Many of us typically travel during...Read More

Safety Tips While Your Kids Go Back to School in 2020 in MN

Posted by The Urgency Room on October 26, 2020 09:51 PM
As school begins to start back up for many areas, there’s a good chance you’re a bit overwhelmed and feeling confused as to how things will go. From in-person learning to hybrid schedules, sticking to the collective goal of protecting our kids is cru...Read More

Rapid COVID Testing at The Urgency Room

Posted by The Urgency Room on October 16, 2020 03:32 PM
Everyone is working hard to protect ourselves and our communities from COVID-19. Testing is increasing, and the demand is higher than ever. At The Urgency Room, we are conducting COVID testing using Abbott’s ID NOW molecular test. We want to take a m...Read More

5 Ways to Help Ward off the Flu

Posted by The Urgency Room on October 15, 2020 10:04 PM
Flu season creeps up on us every year—and this year, it’ll be a bit different. As we continue to face the reality of COVID-19, it’s vital to understand how to best protect you and your family from the flu. It might be difficult to know whether you ha...Read More

Stand Up to Asthma

Posted by The Urgency Room on September 18, 2020 04:05 PM
In Minnesota, we have plenty to look forward to in the fall.  The gorgeous colors spreading across the state, crisp cool air, school back in session, warm sweatshirts and pumpkin-flavored everything are just some of the delights of a M...Read More

Coronavirus vs. the Flu

Posted by The Urgency Room on August 27, 2020 10:10 PM
Throughout the continuing pandemic, COVID-19 has been commonly compared to seasonal influenza. However, while there may be some similarities between the flu and the novel coronavirus, the two are still quite different in many ways. It’s true that bot...Read More

What Should I Do If My Child Overheats?

Posted by The Urgency Room on August 11, 2020 09:25 PM
This time of year we’re still set to experience some miserably hot weather. When we’re spending all our time outdoors in the summer heat, there can be some risks involved. Our bodies create a lot of heat themselves, and they typically cool down throu...Read More