The summer months are high season for ticks--and for the Lyme Disease that everyone’s least favorite pests sometimes carry! A recent University of Virginia report says this summer may be the worst for ticks in years because of our mild winter. And this spring’s heavy rains mean tall grass and lots of opportunities for tick bites. We want our patients and members of our community to enjoy outdoor activities this summer, but be sure to take precautions to stay safe. And know that if a tick bite turns problematic, LMG Cornwall Urgent Care has got you covered! Here are a few tips on how to … [Read more...] about What You Should Know About Ticks And Tick Bites This Summer
Staying hydrated is important all year round, but it’s absolutely crucial as the summer heat moves in. High temperatures mean we lose water more quickly, and all of those fun summer activities can be a distraction from those important water breaks. Here are a few tips for staying hydrated this summer--and some recommendations for what to do if you get dehydrated or overheated. Why Is Water So Important? As most of us know, our bodies are made up mostly of water. It allows our organs to function properly and helps us get rid of waste through urine, sweat and bowel movements. Water also keeps … [Read more...] about How Do I Know If I’m Drinking Enough Water This Summer?