Renew in 2022!

“You are never too old to reinvent yourself.” — Comedian Steve Harvey Make a commitment in 2022 to renew your focus on healthy habits. Start with little tweaks that can lead up to a larger goal. Is weight loss your goal? Start with eliminating one bad habit. Is it a bowl of ice cream in…

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Vaccinated. Boosted. Now what?

You’ve been vaccinated and had your booster. What’s next? Continue to practice the usual safety precautions like social distancing, appropriate masking, handwashing and testing. If you possibly have been exposed, be sure you are tested. Remember, a negative test doesn’t always mean you are in the clear. You may have tested too early or received…

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Podiatrist Joins Visiting Specialists Program

Board-certified Podiatrist Pedro Abrantes, D.P.M., has joined the Medical Center’s expansive Visiting Specialists program. He specializes in treatment of the lower leg, foot and ankle; treating disorders of pain, fractures and injuries; and restoring function. Dr. Abrantes attended Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences and received his advanced training residency at South Miami Hospital…

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COVID-19 Booster Clinic Dec. 14-16

Fully vaccinated but haven’t received your booster yet? The Medical Center will hold a free COVID-19 booster clinic at the Cultural Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 14, 15, & 16. Booster doses will be available to individuals who are fully vaccinated, and no appointment is necessary. According to the Centers for…

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Nephrology Services Now Available

The Medical Center is pleased to announce our newest addition to the Visiting Specialists program: Antony Farias, M.D., with Nephrology Associates of South Miami. Nephrology is a subspecialty of internal medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the kidney. Kidneys are the body’s multitaskers. They clean your blood and play other…

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