3 Simple Tips for Summertime Playground Safety

Warmer weather brings a whole new world of opportunities for fun, especially for kids. But along with that fun comes the chance for injuries to occur. Playground injuries are one of the most common reasons parents bring their children to our 24 hour urgent care near...

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Healthier Communities Lead to Healthier People

Every medical professional works to keep families healthy. This is certainly the case for each primary care provider at Riverview Medical Center in Rock Hill, SC. We always work with our patients to make sure they're practicing good habits like healthy eating and...

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3 Ways to Encourage Kids’ Healthy Eating

Good nutrition is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle. It's especially important for the youngest members of your family. While eating well can't keep your kids from ever getting sick, it can help them have a stronger immune system to fight off the germs that are...

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3 Ways Your Car Makes Your Seasonal Allergies Worse

You already know you can take steps around your home to reduce your seasonal allergy symptoms. But did you know that your car can either help or hurt your allergies, too? Here are three things you can do according to the primary care physicians near you at Riverview...

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Is Your Home Making Your Seasonal Allergies Worse?

The unusually warm weather we had a couple of weeks ago made trees and flowers shift into overdrive, giving us an early glimpse of spring—and allergy season. Seasonal allergies are a big problem for folks of all ages. While talking to your primary care doctor in Rock...

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How Antivirals Help if You’re Diagnosed With the Flu

When you think you've got the flu, it's very important that you get treatment as quickly as possible. For starters, you'll know that you're contagious and can stay away from people who may be at high risk for complications from the flu virus. You'll also reduce the...

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Think You’ve Got the Flu? Don’t Wait for Care!

As you well know, this year's flu outbreak is a bad one. South Carolina and North Carolina have been particularly hard hit in recent weeks. There have even been some deaths reported due to this illness. As an urgent care near you in Rock Hill, SC and Charlotte, NC,...

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Are You at Risk for Flu-Related Complications?

The flu is bad enough on its own. Even if you're in generally good health, most people feel worse when they've been diagnosed with influenza than with just about any other type of illness. However, those with certain conditions are at risk for serious—or even...

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How Bad Is the Flu in South Carolina?

Does it seem like everyone around you is sick? You're not imagining things. In addition to the colds, viruses, sinus infections, and other illnesses that take hold this time of year, the flu is also going around. In fact, South Carolina has widespread influenza...

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Save Lives by Giving Blood This Saturday

Did you know that approximately 30 Americans need blood every minute? That’s over 40,000 people every day. And when those people need blood, they’ll need it to be given by another person. That’s why blood donations are so critical. The staff at Riverview Medical Center wants to encourage as many people as possible to give […]

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