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New Urgent Care Facility

On July 2nd, Door County Medical Center’s Urgent Care opened its brand new doors, showcasing a state-of-the-art facility designed to improve service for walk-in patients with acute needs. Open 12 hours a day, 365 days a year, these improvements make an exceptional facility even more accessible to our community.
Published 7/23/2018 10:40:50 AM

Ask the Expert: Avoiding Colds and Flu

Q:  I’m a busy working mom, and I can’t afford to get sick! How can I avoid colds and flu this winter?

A: Proper handwashing is the first line of defense against cold and flu season. What’s more, encouraging good hand hygiene for the whole family can decrease illness in the household.

  • Sing the ABCs. It takes at least 20 seconds to kill germs. Have children sing the alphabet song while lathering, then rinse.
  • Soap and water. Washing with soap and water is more effective than hand sanitizer, and less drying to the skin.
  • Germ control. When in public restrooms, use a paper towel to turn off the sink and open the restroom door when exiting.
  • Cough smart. Teach children to cough into the crook of their arm, rather than their hands.
Published 1/5/2017 11:11:34 AM

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