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  • September Is Self-Improvement Month

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    “Be a better you, for you.” – Sonya Teclai September is Self-Improvement month. Sometimes we are so focused on our hardships and weaknesses that we forget we are only human. During this month we should take time to reflect and focus on which areas of our lives need improvement. Our own well-being is important for…

  • Back to School Safety Tips

    Back to school The school year is right around the corner, and while you’re sharpening pencils and planning lunches it is important to make sure your child has the most important back to school essential, safety. Make sure your child stays safe this coming August. Transportation Safety We tell our children to “look both ways,” but we need…
  • Why We Hire Board-Certified Doctors

    board certified physicians At Neighbors Emergency Center we take pride in only hiring board-certified physicians to care for our patients. This allows them to serve with the dedication and knowledge patients expect from their physicians. We want you to feel confident and trust the patient-focused experience we have created to embody and comfort everyone who walks through our…
  • Affordable Family Vacations

    family vacations For most families, summertime means vacation time! So where can you go for a fun, affordable family vacation? The possibilities are endless. From amusement parks and beaches to nature and museum excursions, there is something for the whole gang to enjoy together. Let’s begin planning your 2017 summer vacation. Where should you go? You should…
  • Memorial Day Getaways in Texas

    MemorialDayBlog_opt Sitting around wondering what you’re going to do with your three day weekend this Memorial Day? Netflix all day sounds fantastic, but how about sprucing up the weekend with a day trip? The great state of Texas offers numerous opportunities for getaways that are fun and won’t empty out your entire wallet. These are some…
  • National Stroke Awareness Month

    NEC_Blog_Stroke600x600_050217HW May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Supported by the National Stroke Association, the ultimate goal is to help ‘Save A Life’ by educating the public about the risks, symptoms, and preventive measures associated with strokes. There are a variety of symptoms that occur when someone is experiencing a stroke. These include: Sudden numbness and tingling,…
  • When To Choose an Emergency Center

    NEC_MayBlog_Updates_Thumb Most injuries and medical emergencies take us by surprise. Whether it’s chest pain, or severe flu symptoms, we can sometimes be uncertain of where to go. Although urgent cares can handle a variety of medical problems, they should not be considered true emergency rooms. There are many symptoms that  require rapid and advance treatments, and…
  • National Volunteer Week

    NEC_April2017Blogs_Design_gg-wk2-Thumb-1 It’s time to go out in your community and volunteer! National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 by President Richard Nixon to celebrate the efforts of volunteers around the United States. National Volunteer Week helps to encourage people to volunteer, as well as recognizes those who have provided their services to charities, hospitals, and their…
  • Eco-Fest and Butterfly Release

    NEC_April2017Blogs_Design_wk4-thumb4 (1) Join Neighbors at the Eco-Fest and Butterfly Release this Saturday, April 22nd from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will take place at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center located at 2111 West Park Avenue, Orange, Texas 77630. This is a family event that will have many activities including live animal displays, games,…
  • Earth Day

    NEC_April2017Blogs_Design-wk3-thumb1 Although we appreciate Mother Nature all year long, Earth Day is a great time to show your outward appreciation to the Earth. Check out these fun Earth Day facts, and learn what you can do to get involved on April 22nd. Earth Day began on April 22, 1970 Gaylord Nelson was the U.S. senator who…
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