IMMIGRATION PHYSICALS can be performed at Hilltop Medical Clinic

Please Note: Our Civil Surgeon will not sign off on any immigration physicals unless the applicant (patient) has had their covid vaccines. We do not sign exceptions. Thank you so very much. You are recommended to sign-in online at HilltopMedicalClinic.com from 7am-11am, 7 days per week, and we will perform your physical between 10am-3pm that day. Again, sign-in the day you would like to do your physical. Please be sure to bring vaccine records, official photo ID and if you...

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WE OFFER TELEMEDICINE SERVICES

Coronavirus COVID-19 reducing of risk of spreading the infection by covering nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing with tissue or flexed elbow. Dear Patients ~ We currently are not bringing "sick/ill" patients into our Clinic. However, we offer Telemedicine visits for you. Sick symptoms include: Cough, Fever, Shortness of Breath, Vomiting, Diarrhea & other illness symptoms. We strive to keep our doors open & to be here for you. If our staff gets covid we could be faced with...

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Summer Skin Care Tips

by Elizabeth Stratte, M.D. Pediatric Dermatology Specialist Even if you’re largely staying indoors due to social distancing, as temperatures start to rise, it’s important to take a serious look at your current skin-care routine and make some changes to be summer-ready. ACNE BREAKOUTSSummer sweat can clog your pores. To help prevent acne, blot sweat from your skin with a clean towel or cleansing cloth whenever you fell sweaty. Wiping can irritate your skin, which can lead to a breakout, so...

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Seasonal Allergies by Michael Jorde, M.D.

Northern California and specifically Shasta County, is known for its high pollen counts.  Ample ragweed and oak growth result in these elevated pollen levels and bring about seasonal allergy symptoms for local residents.   Itchy eyes and nasal congestion are characteristic symptoms of seasonal allergy.  Over-the-counter medications including nasal steroids and non-sedating antihistamines are effective initial treatment strategies for these symptoms. Should the initial treatments not provide relief from allergies, the patient should seek medical care from their primary care physician...

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Neonatal Circumcision By Steven Namihas, M.D.

Neonatal Circumcision Circumcision in the male involves the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis, usually during the newborn period. It is one of the most common procedures in the world. In 2007, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) convened a multidisciplinary Taskforce, which included members representing the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Task force determined that the health benefits of newborn male circumcision...

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COVID VACCINATION ARTICLE By Mark Pierce, M.D.

The SARS-CoV-2 Virus has ravaged the World and the United States.  Our efforts to control the spread with lockdowns, masks, and socially distancing were initially effective and now have failed.  Our ability to test and trace has been overwhelmed.  Our economy has suffered from the loss of jobs and businesses with little hope of full recovery until the pandemic abates.  Our State and Federal Governments have provided financial assistance and protections, but many people are stressed, worried about their next...

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Safe Travel in Covid-19 Era

How to Travel Consciously in Era of Covid-19             Spring is in the air and tempting us to move about more freely.  In the USA, more states and counties are setting goals to loosen their restrictions, and travel seems more plausible.  This adds some brand-new challenges to our communities.  Ninety percent of the Covid+ cases in Shasta County have been from people traveling away and bringing it back.  Ten percent are those infected from the travelers.  This can be greatly reduced by following some socially...

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CONTACT SHASTAREADY.ORG FOR COVID-19 FREE STATE COVERED TESTING

Who qualifies at this time? COVID-19 testing for healthcare andessential workers, people 65 and over, or who exhibit Covid-19 symptoms. (See List below). SCHEDULE TEST TODAY! BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!!! CALL FOR TESTING if you meet the above criteria: 888-634-1123 Important Information: You will need to give your full name, address, email and text if you chose, health insurance information (there is no co-pay, and if you don't have insurance, it's no charge. They text you a "Confirmation #" to you....

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Covid-19 Antibody Testing

January 25, 2021 HEALTH NEWS UPDATE! Hilltop Medical Clinic is not collecting specimens for ill patients at this time. It is faster turnaround for your lab results to go directly to the Lab for your testing. UPDATE ON COVID-19 ANTIBODY TESTING! Lab24 offers insurance billing for most Covid Testing. You may also check the Shasta County Website dedicated to Covid questions and services: ShastaReady.org Will I need a doctor’s order? No you don't. However, for insurance to be billed you...

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KQMS Interview Covid-19

Dr.-Pierce-interview-4_29_2020LISTEN NOW Dr. Pierce talks about the changes in testing, wearing masks, lifting some of the stay at home restrictions, how to safely migrate from city to city, and more.

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