Clinic visits important

Wellness visits detect minor issues early on

If you’ve been putting off seeing the doctor for needed medical care, Heidi Sifford, practice manager of the Platte Valley Clinic, wants you to know you might be endangering your health more by staying away than by coming in.

If patients feel uncomfortable about coming into the clinic, they’re encouraged to use the telehealth service, which is still being covered by insurance companies.

“We can do much so much through that,” Sifford said, “and people don’t even have to leave their homes.” Sifford said the process is easy because clinic staff helps patients through the technica...

 

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