Remedy Opens Drive-Through Testing & Open Air Clinic in South Austin

Now Open: Drive-Through Covid-19 Coronavirus Testing Remedy is excited to announce the opening of our first drive-through testing center for patients with Covid-19 coronavirus and influenza-like illness (ILI) symptoms. The facility is located in South Austin, near Sunset Valley. Planned daily hours are 8AM-8PM, in order to match Remedy’s normal urgent care house calls hours, which are still available in …

Visits for Insured and Medicare Patients with Influenza-Like or Covid-19 Symptoms

Remedy is waiving copays and cost-shares on video visits scheduled for COVID-19 and flu-like symptoms for our commercially insured and Medicare patients through the month of March. How this works: Select “Schedule Visit” just as before. New patients will be required to create a new profile and enter insurance and payment information. Select “Video Visit” as the visit type. Note …

Questions About Coronavirus Testing

(Updated 3/17/20, by Jeremy Gabrysch, MD) At Remedy, we’re getting peppered daily with questions about testing for covid-19 coronavirus. “Do you have tests?” “Can I be tested?” “Who should be tested?” This is a rapidly evolving situation, and I’m going to break this down for you. “Do you have tests for coronavirus?” In the beginning of this outbreak, testing could …

COVID-19 Coronavirus

What You Need To Know About COVID-19 Coronavirus Last Update – 3/31/20 COVID-19 coronavirus is a novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, and has spread to more than 175 countries worldwide.  The World Health Organization and the United States have declared public health emergencies because of the virus’s spread. What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses have been with us for …

2019 / 2020 Flu Season Symptoms

You might have already heard the news. If not, multiple outlets have reported this year’s flu season is off to its earliest start in about 15 years. Does that mean it will be particularly bad, perhaps like the Flumageddon of 2018? We’re not so sure yet. But each flu season is somewhat unique, so we asked our providers what symptoms …

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) and Kidney Stones

Life comes at you fast. One minute, you’re not even thinking about a basic bodily function and the next – it’s the only thing on your mind. Problems or pain with urination can be alarming, but thankfully can be treated quickly with proper intervention. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are so common that one out of every two women will experience …

Strep or Mono? Identify and Treat Common Sore Throat Causes

Oh drats – is that a scratchy throat? As cold season approaches, it’s good to know the signs of common illnesses, including strep throat. Strep throat is responsible for roughly 30% of sore throats in kids. Strep throat can be very contagious so its especially important to know the signs and symptoms as well as when to seek medical help. …

Identifying and Treating Whooping Cough

We recently wrote on here about the comeback of measles. Well, there’s another infectious disease from days of yore that is clawing its way back into the limelight. And that’s pertussis, AKA “whooping cough.” Even though it sounds like something from Oregon Trail, it’s real, and its hanging around. Just like Holly Hunter’s character in Raising Arizona, we all know …

New Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines for 2019 and 2020

While you were going about your business, the American College of Physicians (ACP) released new Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines. And they changed the age on us. Again. What does this mean for you, if anything?  And why are these guidelines seemingly being revised all the time? It turns out that different organizations recommend different screening protocols. And all of these …

Listeria – What Is It, and What To Do

Listeria sounds like one of those beautiful native flowers you have growing behind your house. “Don’t the listeria look lovely?” Unfortunately folks, Listeria monocytogenes is a deadly bacteria that is not to be trifled with, found commonly on fruits like melons and a variety of raw veggies. And Mann Packing turned up the little guy on a screening test, and …