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New Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic building opens on schedule

November 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Less than ten months from the time the first dirt was moved, patients are being treated in the new Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic (IMPC) building in New Albany. An unusual accomplishment by most any measure. The new 17,500 square foot clinic building opens today, Wednesday, Nov. 1st, at the intersection of [Continue Reading]

IM&PC Cares – Flu vaccines: Not perfect, but worth it!

October 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s time! Flu vaccines are now readily available for those 6 months old and above and are recommended for everyone to take. I get several questions regarding Flu vaccines each year. I’ll address them here : 1. Is it too early for the Flu shot? No. The goal is to have everyone vaccinated by the end of October. [Continue Reading]

Early influenza advisory issued by MS Health Department

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Mississippi Department of Health issued an early influenza advisory on Thursday, September 7th. The advisory went statewide to physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers. Early Influenza Activity in Mississippi – Vaccine Recommendations. Though early influenza activity has not been reported on a [Continue Reading]

IM&PC Cares: Lice, a common & recurring childhood problem

September 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dr. Michael Shane Scott, IM&PC, Board certified in Pediatrics and in Internal Medicine. Editor’s Comment: Beginning today, NAnewsweb.com will feature periodic health-related articles courtesy of New Albany’s Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Clinic (IM&PC). Dr. Shane Scott will be doing much of [Continue Reading]

New Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic (IM&PC) groundbreaking

April 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

The foundation for this clinic was laid in 2003 Founding physician, Dr. Eric Harding (r) and Dr. Shane Scott at groundbreaking for their new IM&PC building. The Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic of New Albany, PLLC was founded by Dr. Eric Harding, MD in 2003. The clinic’s mission was to provide a dual [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County to host free community health fair

October 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

 NEW ALBANY, MISS., Oct. 7, 2016– Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free community health fair on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. in the hospital’s front lobby. The event will feature a host of free screenings and preventive measures including flu vaccines; vision screenings; height, [Continue Reading]

It’s Time for Back to School Immunizations

July 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

While the end of summer seems a long time away, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reminds parents that state law requires kids to be immunized against childhood diseases to enter public or private school, Head Start or daycare. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately [Continue Reading]

Immunization Required for 7th Grade Entry 2015

May 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

 The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) requires the Tdap vaccination for all students entering 7th grade each fall.  This requirement began during the 2012-2013 school year.   The Tdap vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) had previously been a recommended vaccination for this age group [Continue Reading]
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