All posts by: Pauline Long

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September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month! “Unlocking Hope, Healing, and Awareness: Embrace Sickle Cell Awareness Month!” Schedule an immunization appointment with us HERE.   What is Sickle Cell Disease? Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a genetic blood disorder that affects the shape and function of your red blood cells. Normally, red blood cells are round […]

  August is National Vaccination Awareness Month! This is a great chance to see which vaccinations you will need in the coming year!  Schedule an immunization appointment with us HERE.   “Every time I get the flu vaccine it makes me sick”! The flu vaccine does not contain any live viruses, so there is no […]

  The Crisis and suicide hotline is available 24/7 for free counseling in an emergency If you need to talk CALL: 205-323-7777 Or DIAL 988   IT’S NOT TOO LATE!   July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, and as it comes to a close, it is not too late to improve awareness, knowledge, and […]

Come Get Screened and Vaccine’d Join us Tomorrow, July 29th at the Harrison Park Rec Center, for a community clinic for health screening and vaccinations! As part of West End Community Day, MedsPLUS is working with the MHRC of UAB to bring an opportunity for health screenings and vaccinations to West End from 11am-2pm.   […]

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and is observed annually to highlight the importance of staying up to date on recommended vaccinations for people of all ages. The vaccine schedule is not just for children! Vaccines are safe and effective at protecting you and your family against serious diseases like flu, pneumonia, shingles, whooping cough, […]

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day. HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus and it weakens a person’s immune system by destroying cells that fight disease. Approximately 1.1 million people in the United States have HIV and about 1 in 7 are unaware of their status. Although there is no cure for HIV, there are […]

GET CHECKED! June is Men’s Health Month (MHM) and the focus is to improve awareness, knowledge, and treatment of health issues that affect men and boys. During Men’s Health Month, encourage your husband, father, son, or significant other to schedule his annual checkup today! Did you know: -Men are dying an average of 5 years […]