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Community Health First ER offers Rapid Covid-19 PCR Testing

Community Health First ER offers Rapid Covid-19 PCR Testing

Community Health First ER offers Rapid Covid-19 PCR Testing.
In as little as 45 minutes, we can tell you if your symptoms are caused by coronavirus or another respiratory issue.
Learn more about our utilization of the BioFire® Respiratory 2.1 (RP2.1) Panel

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When Should I Take My Child to the Emergency Room?

When Should I Take My Child to the Emergency Room?

Everything you need to know before taking your child to the emergency room. As a parent, we always want the best for our children, this is especially true regarding their health care. When a problem arises, it is sometimes difficult to...

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Community Health First ER supported Fill The Bus 2020

Community Health First ER supported Fill The Bus 2020

"It is amazing when the community comes out and really pulls together. We are really honored to be able to be a drop off site to support our local schools." - Amanda De Alejandro, CH First ER. All school donations are accepted. ...

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Should I Go to the Emergency Room for Knee Pain?

Should I Go to the Emergency Room for Knee Pain?

A knee injury can either be a severe problem or nothing to worry about, but knowing the difference can be a challenge. If you've ever bumped your knee on the edge of the coffee table, you know it's a painful experience—but it's...

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Managing Chronic Back Pain

Although it may seem that you’re the only one suffering from debilitating pain, the truth is that doctors at urgent care in Deer Park work with patients like you every day who seek help for chronic back pain relief. Defining Chronic Back...

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5 Ways to Prevent Workplace Accidents

Many people seeking urgent care in Deer Park, Texas, resulting from workplace accidents. Injuries to workers are costly for businesses not only in workers’ compensation premiums but in the seeking and the training of temporary workers...

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When Is Chest Pain Dangerous?

Introduction Chest pain is an extremely common presenting complain in virtually all healthcare settings and can be caused by a wide range of conditions which range from musculoskeletal disorders to potentially life-threatening issues like...

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Out Of Breath – When To Seek Help

Introduction Shortness of breath or dyspnea is a common symptom that affects almost 25% of patients who present to the emergency department. It can arise from a bevy of conditions and is occasionally a manifestation of a serious...

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What In the Blazes?

Introduction The stubborn blaze at International Terminals Co. (ITC) in Deer Park has been raging for the past 4 days, as health concerns emerge from anxious Houston-area residents in the vicinity. Plumes of dark fire smoke have been...

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6 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Summer

Summer is a great time of year – so much is going on. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the waves at the beach are excellent. However, with all this activity and sunshine it can be easy to neglect your health. This is why...

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It’s All In Your Head! When Is A Headache Dangerous?

It’s All In Your Head! When Is A Headache Dangerous?

Approximately 2 million patients present to United States emergency departments annually, with a primary headache disorder. This presents 2 challenges to emergency departments. First, immediate life-threatening causes of headaches must be...

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