Combating the Flu in 2021

Every year, your doctors and nurses at Brevard Health Alliance remind you to get your flu shot. And this year is no different as we are all still living with COVID-19 and its variants. It is more important than ever to take measures to protect yourself from the flu. Why [...]

2021-10-12T15:39:21-04:00October 12th, 2021|

Is It Heat Rash or Another Summer Skin Ailment?

Heat rash is a condition that occurs when a person's sweat glands become clogged, and sweat cannot escape to the surface of the skin.[1] Of course, this is most commonly a problem during hot and humid summer months when people sweat the most. If you find yourself with a case [...]

2021-10-12T15:17:00-04:00September 20th, 2021|

How to Combat Fall Allergies

As the seasons change, do you find that your allergy symptoms start to flare up? It can be frustrating to be dealing with a runny nose and itching eyes throughout the day. The body is reacting to something in your environment, causing the immune reaction to kick in. Fall Allergies [...]

2019-11-13T09:12:30-05:00November 13th, 2019|

Why Do They Call it a Cold?

The common cold can strike at any time, but we often find that the occurrence of a head cold increases in the winter season. This timing leads people to ask: Is the contraction of a cold actually related to lower temperatures? What Causes the Common Cold? When you come down [...]

2019-11-06T09:30:52-05:00November 6th, 2019|

Preparing for Hurricane Season

As hurricane season draws near, it’s important to start preparing yourself and your family members. When hearing about hurricane preparedness most people think about getting batteries, shutters, flashlights, battery powered radios, canned foods, drinking water, generators, gas, and fans. A lot of people forget about health-related needs. 3 Tips to [...]

2019-06-14T15:20:59-04:00June 14th, 2019|

How to Prevent Heatstroke

Summer is here! This season signals a time for outdoor fun and leisure, but anyone who’s lived here for even one summer knows the heat can be outrageous. The combination of temperature and humidity are enough to make the most seasoned Floridian pause. Heatstroke is a serious concern when we [...]

2019-05-30T13:30:19-04:00May 30th, 2019|

What You Should Know About the Flu

While the peak of flu season has passed, the Florida Department of Health is reporting most counties in the state continued to report mild influenza activity in week 14 of 2019, with seven counties reported moderate influenza activity. What is the flu? The flu (influenza) is a contagious respiratory infection [...]

2019-04-16T13:37:37-04:00April 16th, 2019|

National Eye Exam Month

In 1989, Sears Optical established August as National Eye Exam Month to help promote the many benefits of receiving an annual eye exam from an eye doctor at Brevard Health Alliance. Our eye doctors not only evaluate vision and prescribe eyeglasses for all family members but can also identify health [...]

2018-08-20T17:24:55-04:00August 20th, 2018|

Back to School Well-Checks

During a back to school well-check, your child receives a thorough examination by a Brevard Health Alliance pediatrician involving administration of immunizations when necessary, tracking of growth and development to ensure your child is physically and cognitively where they should be at their age and evaluation of vitals such as [...]

2018-08-07T08:04:43-04:00August 7th, 2018|

Sun Safety Tips for Summer Heat

Summer is here and for us Floridians that means hitting the beach, jumping in the pool, and enjoying the outdoors throughout the Sunshine State. While summer is the best time for fun in the sun, it’s important to make sure that you’re not getting too much of a good thing. [...]

2016-07-05T08:00:54-04:00July 5th, 2016|
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