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Family Medicine

HealthPoint Family Care strives to be your medical home throughout your life, no matter what your age.

Family medicine is a form of primary care that provides continuing healthcare for the individuals across all ages and genders.

HealthPoint’s Family Physicians have all completed a three-year family practice residency program in addition to their medical degree. All of our physicians are certified or board eligible by the American Board of Family Medicine, and must be re certified every seven to 10 years.

HealthPoint’s Advanced Nurse Practitioners provide services similar to those of a physician. Every Nurse Practitioner has been through formal training and licensed by the state.

HealthPoint’s Physician Assistant is educated and trained to examine, diagnose and treat patients under the supervision of a physician.

Check-Ups Are Important Even When You Are Feeling Healthy

Even if you aren’t sick, it is necessary to have regular check-ups and preventative screenings. Many conditions are caught early during check-ups leading to better health outcomes. Frequency of check-ups depend on your age, gender, health history, and family health history. Ask your provider for your frequency recommendation.

All insurances, including Medicare, pay for checks-ups once per year. If enrolled in Medicare, there’s no cost to you for your Annual Wellness Visit.

During a Check-Up or Annual Wellness Visit, your provider will:

Update your medical and family history
Check your height, weight, body mass index, blood pressure, and take other routine measurements
Get a list of all your prescriptions
Make note of any impairments
Arrange a schedule of screening tests to be performed in the next five to 10 years
Discuss risk factors you may have for certain medical conditions
Talk with you about managing your health including weight loss, physical activity, smoking cessation, fall prevention, and nutrition.

Make an appointment for your check-up today.
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Immunizations

Vaccines are important because they work to safeguard children and adults from serious illnesses and death caused by infectious diseases.

So that you and your child receives fewer shots at a time, some of the vaccines may be given together.

Be sure to ask your HealthPoint medical provider which vaccines you and your child should receive.

All patients 6 months or older are recommended to receive Influenza vaccine annually unless a patient has had a severe reaction in the past or has an egg allergy.

For more information on recommended immunizations, visit www.vaccineinformation.org