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Best Way to Fight the Flu? Get a Flu Shot!

Do you know which of the following statements about the flu are correct? Up to 20% of people will get it this season. Thousands of Americans die each year from the flu or flu-related complications. The best way to prevent influenza is with an annual flu shot. It is a bit of a trick question, but …
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Free Flu Shot Weekends 2017

Come in to Partners Urgent Care select weekends this fall for your free flu shot. Free* Flu Shots This Fall Flu season is around the corner, but Partners Urgent Care has you covered with free flu shot weekends in September and October. This year the CDC is urging everyone over six months old to get …
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7 Medicine Cabinet Essentials

There’s not enough hand sanitizer in the world to keep even the most cautious person from getting sick. Illness and injuries will eventually catch up with us all, but the important question is, will you be prepared when they do? If your medicine cabinet is missing any of these feel-better essentials, you could be spending …
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Partners Urgent Care Featured for Growth in Boston

Partners Urgent Care was featured July 6th in the Boston Business Journal for its increasing expansion into the Boston market. This comes two weeks after opening its new Boston Common facility at City Place in downtown Boston. Dr. Gregg Meyer, chief clinical officer at Partners HealthCare spoke about the decision to further grow its urgent …
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Five Common Hydration Myths Debunked

Summer is here and the mercury is rising. The warmer weather means more time outside for barbecues, park hopping and hitting the beach. However, it also means an added risk of overexposure to the sun as well as dehydration. Since our bodies are made up of around 60% water, keeping you and your family well …
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Six Tips for a Healthy Summer

Six easy steps to better health this summer Summer is officially upon us, which for many of us means extra time outdoors, basking in swimming pools, enjoying hikes, and much more. However, it also means you’re more exposed to certain illnesses, allergies, and infections. Take advantage of the summer sunshine while also being in charge …
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Partners Urgent Care Open Near Boston Common at City Place

Partners Urgent Care is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Boston center located close to Boston Common. The new healthcare facility is located at City Place at 137 Stuart Street. This is the sixth Partners Urgent Care location joining centers opened earlier this year in Cambridge at Central Square and in the town …
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Stay in the Game with a Partners Sports Physical

The school year is coming to an end and most children participating in summer sports and camp will be required to complete a sports physical. Partners Urgent Care makes getting your child’s physical quick and convenient, so they can stay in the game! In order to help parents prepare for the upcoming sports and camp …
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Partners Urgent Care Opens New Center in Canton, MA

Partners Urgent Care is thrilled to expand in the greater Boston, Massachusetts area with the opening of our newest center located at 95 Washington St, Suite 204, Canton, MA in The Village Shoppes of Canton. This is the fifth Partners Urgent Care location in the greater Boston area with additional centers in Cambridge, Watertown, Newton and Brookline. …
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Partners Urgent Care Offering Free Flu Shots at Select Centers

  It’s not too late to get a flu vaccine! Flu season is hitting late this year, with the CDC reporting widespread flu activity across the entire country. Local news outlets have begun actively reporting increased cases of patients with flu symptoms appearing at doctor’s offices, clinics and emergency rooms. But the growing cases don’t …
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