As we move into the Memorial Day weekend, please note that Express Care of the Shoals WILL BE OPEN on Monday from 8am-6pm to serve you and our community as needed. Express Care of the Shoals respects and appreciates those who serve, as well as their families. We are grateful for the men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, allowing us to enjoy what they died to defend. In observance and honor of their priceless gift, we wish you and yours a SAFE an
Today, the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend, is "DON'T FRY DAY!” In fact, the month of May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month. It's an opportunity to remind yourself and others that protecting your skin EVERY day is vitally important. As mentioned on the flyer above... There will be over five million new cases of skin cancer diagnosed in the US this year. One American dies every 45 minutes from skin cancer. Melanoma accounts for 90% of skin cancer dea
Celebrate May as "Older Americans Month" by getting out there and trying something new! Express Care of the Shoals knows there are many unique opportunities in our area to experience something you've never done before – and we're hoping you'll give them a try, then let us know your favorites. Share them with us, and hopefully we can soon compile a Top-10 list to share with others. (We'd also enjoy seeing photos of your new activity!) Go on. Give it try!
May is National High Blood Pressure Awareness Month, and Express Care of the Shoals is encouraging you to know your numbers! When was the last time you had your blood pressure checked? As a basic guideline, if your blood pressure is typically normal (less than 120/80), get it checked at least every 2 years, or more frequently as your doctor suggests. If your blood pressure is typically borderline high (called prehypertension) – systolic blood pressure (the top number) between
With sincere appreciation to and for ALL NURSES... National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday. Additionally, May 8th is designated National Student Nurses Day. Be sure to thank a nurse today!