GOOD MORNING! Starting on November 1, 2017, our Nurse Practitioner, Tasha Norman, will be having early appointments at 8:00 am. She will also be seeing patients through the lunch hour from 12-1 pm. Our other providers – Dr. Steven Foster, Dr. Cheryl Coldwater, and Dr. Patty Ewert – will still be seeing patients from 8:30-12 and 1-5 as usual. This new schedule will allow patients to make appointments when they are convenient to their needs. We hope this will be helpful to all of our Family Medical Center patients.
Family Medical Center patients who are being followed by a primary care provider will need to have regularly scheduled visits in order to monitor their medications. If you are on a blood pressure medicine, anxiety or depression medicine, cholesterol medicine, thyroid medicine, or other chronic medications, you will need to see your provider every 6 months. In between visits, you may contact your pharmacy for refills. If you are on a controlled substance medication, such as ADHD medicine or controlled anxiety medicines, you will need to see your provider every 3 months. In between visits, you will need to call […]
Family Medical Center now offers BioTE Bio-Identical Hormone Optimization for Males and Females. http://www.biotedocs.com/Steven.Foster Bio-Identical Hormonal Pellets help balance and optimize hormone levels for males and females. This can help you: Regain energy, muscle strength and greater ability to lose weight. Increase mental clarity. Feel younger and happier again. Increase quality of life while preventing age-related illness. Call our office for more information.
Time for flu vaccines! Everyone over 6 months old should receive a flu vaccine each year. The best time to get your vaccine is BEFORE the flu season hits, preferably in October. Please call us at Family Medical Center to schedule Influenza Vaccines for you and your family.
Family Medical Center has a new phone system. When you call our office, please listen to all the options so we can best help you. Always leave your full name, the patient’s name and date of birth, and the phone number for us to return your call. Please speak clearly so we can understand you. If you call for an appointment, and you reach the voice menu, please leave a message on the Appointment Option #1. If you would like to leave a message with your provider’s Medical Assistant, listen carefully and leave a message on the Option #2 for […]
Just a reminder- Family Medical Center is closed from 12 noon- 1:30 pm. If you call during that time, you may get a message that the office is closed. (We are trying to get the new phone system to give a clearer message). Please leave a message or call back during office hours. If you have a medical emergency during lunch or after hours, you may leave a message for the adult medicine doctor or the pediatric doctor to call you back. This is only for an urgent situation where you need to talk to the doctor immediately. If you […]
Family Medical Center is proud to help with the Texas State Guard Toy Drive for area hospitals. http://www.txsgtoydrive.org/ Please drop off a NEW, UNWRAPPED toy for the Toy Drive before December 13, 2014 in order to help a hospitalized child have a better holiday season. Thank you!!
With so much media hype about Ebola, the best site to get info is the CDC’s website. http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html
John Drobnica, our Physician Assistant at Family Medical Center, is BACK!! Recently retired from his active duty, he will be seeing patients on a part time basis. John originally started at FMC in 1995 as a founding member of the clinic. He completed his Masters at the University of Nebraska, specializing in Family Medicine. He has practiced as an emergency medicine, primary care, and orthopedic Physician Assistant. After his active duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, he has retired from military duty in the Army National Guard. He looks forward to seeing all his former patients as well as new patients […]
Mary King, our Pediatric Nurse Practitioner will be holding another Saturday Well Child Visit Day on 8/16 from 9am-2pm. Last chance before school starts again! Call for your child’s appointment today- 512-336-5824. Be sure and bring your child’s immunization records and any sports forms that need to be completed.