Pandemic Update.


As expected based on activity in other parts of the country, COVID-19 cases are again on the rise in our community. Numbers of reported new cases have tripled in the last couple of weeks. Numbers of unreported cases are likely many times higher. Tracking suggests these cases are probably mostly due to a“sub-lineage”of Omicron. This means that those who have had Omicron during the recent surge, will most likely be reasonably immune. For those who haven’t had Omicron, antibody protection from prior infection or vaccination will not necessarily be protective from illness.

Although public health guidance does not yet recommend universal indoor masking, those who have not had recent COVID-19 illness, regardless of vaccination status, are most likely to contract the current variant, which is VERY contagious.

Even though being vaccinated and boosted in most cases will beprotectiveagainstsevere illness and death, if you do not want to catch this current variant, you may wish to considerretuningto layered protections—masking in public settings, avoiding unnecessary interactions, and staying away from sick persons.


And stay tuned...


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Welcometo UrgentMED

UrgentMED is located in theUniversity Medical Center

2829 University DriveSouth.

Fargo, ND 58103


(701) 232-9000


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We offer Telemedicine.

UrgentMED is pleased to offertelemedicine visits.

If you have been seen at UrgentMED in the past three years and would like to visit with Dr. Sondreal or Dr. Kooyer using your computer, smart phone or tablet, here is what you do:

1. Call us at (701) 232-9000 to request, consent and register for a tele-visit.

2. We will send you a link by text or email.

3. Click on the link and your device (camera needed) will launch your visit.

Easy!

Many insurance companies currently cover telemedicine visits for established patients. “Established” means that you have been seen at UrgentMED in the last three years. If during your virtual visit the physician recommends that you be seen in person, any out-of-pocket fee will be applied toward your co-pay or office charge.

We look forward to “seeing" you!


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Walk-in medical care foreveryone.

Open seven days a week in south Fargo.


Urgent Medicine Associates, 2022