Be SMART and Stay Healthy

You have been seeing a lot about the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in our community and across the country. It is true that hospitalizations are increasing dramatically. Our local hospitals are making adjustments to deal with the increasing number of patients requiring hospital care including postponing certain elective procedures. It is very easy to get distressed over the news,

Updated Guidance to Employers

Today the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has issued updated guidance to businesses and employers regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic. We encourage all of our patients and business partners to follow this guidance which can be downloaded here. We are experiencing increased call volume as we try to care for our patients during this time.

Virtual Visits

As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and try to provide the best care for all of our patients, we will begin the use of virtual visits in the coming weeks when deemed appropriate by the physician. Please visit our Virtual Visits page for more information and to learn how to download the appropriate software.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Family Medical Center is actively monitoring and preparing for the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. We recommend that you obtain your information from reliable sources such as the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) or Center for Disease Control (CDC). Family Medical Center will remain open to care for our patients and have implemented additional protocols to minimize potential exposure when patients are in our office.

Reach Out & Read

Family Medical Center has become a Reach Out & Read Practice. Starting June 17th, all children ages 6 months through 5 years old will receive a book with their well child visit. The books are donated by the physicians of FMC. To learn more about Reach Out & Read and the importance of early childhood literacy,

Parking Lot Construction

Beginning February 2018, Schneck Medical Center will begin construction on a new 5-story Parking Garage and office building on the north side of the hospital and Jackson Medical Building.  The parking lot adjacent to the Jackson Medical Building where our Seymour office is located will be inaccessible.  Pine St will also be closed from Highway 50 (Tipton St). 

Important Update

Your physicians and health care team at Family Medical Center are working hard to improve the accessibility to the highest quality health care.  Beginning March 1st, our Seymour and Brownstown offices will be expanding our business hours.  Appointments with physicians will be available 8 AM to 8 PM Monday through Thursday,

The Flu — 10 Things You Need to Know

  1. A flu vaccine does not cause you to get sick.  The viruses in the vaccine are either killed (shot) or weakened (nasal spray/mist), which means they do not cause infection.
  2. The “stomach flu” and influenza are not the same thing. Influenza is a respiratory illness, not a stomach or intestinal disease.

Is Your Soda Really Diet?

  It may seem like a good thing to drink diet soda, but new evidence suggests it might be just the opposite.  Scientists at Purdue University, found that drinking diet soda may actually lead to you gaining more weight.  There has previously been a correlation noted between those who drink these so-called diet sodas with bigger waistlines.  

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