Monthly Archives: December 2016

HEALTH ALERT: CHILDREN NEED FLU VACCINES TODAY!

Pani Shoja, MD Schools in Hawaii will offer the "Stop Flu at School Program" sometime in late January, 2017. However, if your child has not received the flu vaccine, we recommend getting it as soon as possible. In general, it takes two weeks for the flu shot to start offering protection against the [...]

December 28th, 2016|Categories: Health Alerts, News|

Toys for Tots Campaign

To all the Secret Santas who contributed to our Toys for Tots campaign, a big Mahalo! Your gifts will make many children happy this Christmas!   About Urgent Care Hawaii: Urgent Care Hawaii medical clinics provide immediate and urgent medical care on Oahu for Pearl City, Honolulu, Waikiki, Waipahu, Aiea, Kapolei, Kunia, Waipio, Makakilo, Halawa, Mililani, [...]

December 21st, 2016|Categories: Events, News|

TIPS TO HELP PREVENT THE COLD AND FLU

IMPORTANT HEALTH NEWS FROM DR. PANI How do you know if you have a cold or the flu? Cold: Slow onset Body aches Rarely accompanied by fever and headache Localized symptoms: sore throat, sinus congestion, runny nose, cough Flu: Swift and severe onset Chills, body aches, extreme fatigue Acute chest discomfort with severe cough Usually high [...]

December 14th, 2016|Categories: Health Tips, News|

ALERT: Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer

Pani Shoja, MD IMPORTANT HEALTH NEWS FROM DR. PANI According to the CDC, it is estimated that more than half of antibiotics are unnecessarily prescribed to children in doctor office settings for colds, most of which are caused by viruses. Overuse of antibiotics is a cause of antibiotic-resistant infections. It is important to make [...]

December 14th, 2016|Categories: Health Alerts, News|

Urgent Care Hawaii Announces New Expanded Hours and New Easy ZipPASS Online Reservation System

The Kapolei Clinic will be open on Sundays and the Kailua Clinic will be open Saturdays from 9 to 5.   Honolulu, December 1, 2016:  Urgent Care Hawaii announces new expanded hours at two of its new clinics. Starting December 4th, 2016, the Kapolei Clinic at 890 Kamokila Blvd. Kapolei, HI 96707, will be open Sundays [...]

December 1st, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases|
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