Poison Ivy and Summer Rashes

Poison Ivy and Summer Rashes

Whether hiking through Fontenelle Forest or working in your back yard, be aware of contact with the three-leafed plant that can cause an itchy rash- poison ivy.

Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are three varieties of local plants that can cause these rashes when a person comes in contact with the oily resin (urushiol) found on the leaves and other parts of these plants. Over 80% of people have a rash-reaction to urushiol.

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Urgent Care vs Emergency Room

Urgent Care vs Emergency Room

It’s important to know where to go when an illness or injury occurs. We can help you better understand when to visit an urgent care vs emergency room.

While emergency rooms serve those with life threatening situations, an urgent care can treat those needing immediate, less serious care.

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