1. Office closings

    The Medics USA office in Columbia Heights will be closed on Thursday, 10/11, and the office in Falls Church will be closed on Saturday, 10/13.…Read More

  2. Do you wear contact lenses?

    If you do, the Centers for Disease Control want to remind you of three easy steps to prevent eye infections: Don’t wear contact lenses while sleeping – unless directed to do so by your eye doctor. Don’t “top off” solution – never mix fresh solution with old or used solution. Don’t swim…Read More

  3. CDC says: “Pregnant? Get Vaccinated!”

    Vaccines are an important part of planning and having a healthy pregnancy. During pregnancy you share everything with your baby. If you are planning to become pregnant, talk to your healthcare professional to be sure you are up to date on your vaccinations. If you are pregnant, the Centers for Disea…Read More

  4. Make sure your kids use sunscreen

    In a new study, scientists from the very sunny nation of Australia have found that people who regularly used sunscreen as kids reduced their risk of developing skin cancer as adults by a whopping 40 percent. The study looked at 1700 people aged 18-40 and compared regular users of sunscreen to people…Read More

  5. Advice about ticks

    Lots of people worry about ticks. It is okay to be concerned, especially if you live in or visit Loudoun County, but tick bites and the diseases that sometimes accompany them can be prevented. The Centers for Disease Control have a definitive list of hints and measures – even a video on how to pro…Read More

  6. Planning overseas travel?

    Planning Summer travel overseas? The Centers for Disease Control have lots of advice on how to have a safe trip (click here). And, if you need vaccines or medicine, contact the Medics USA office nearest you.…Read More