Shannon Medical Center | Health Beat | Summer 2018

Shannon Medical Center | Health Beat | Summer 2018

JOURNAL OF WELLNESS AND GOOD HEALTH CARE SUMMER 2018 HEALTH BEAT Nonprofit Org. U.S. Postage PAID Platteville, WI Permit No. 7 SHANNON MEDICAL CENTER 120 E. Harris Ave. San Angelo, TX 76903 Page 3 Shannon On Demand: Care at your convenience Page 6 Be on the lookout for these 5 common eye problems ALLERGY ALERT Check medication containers for a warning about the sun. Some drugs can trigger hives, an allergic reaction, if you expose your skin to the sun. American Academy of Dermatology KEEP THEM CLEAN To help keep mosquitoes at bay, once a week scrub or empty planters, birdbaths, vases and flowerpot saucers. Mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water. National Safety Council S hannon’s newest location, Shannon Clinic–Jackson, is now open.The 26,000-square-foot facility is located on the Angelo State University (ASU) campus next to the Junell Center/ Stephens Arena. “Shannon’s vision is to be the trusted health care leader in West Texas,” says Shane Plymell, CEO of Shannon. “Along with providing exceptional health care services to people in their time of need, it is also essential to us to serve as a good health care partner in our community. We are thankful to Angelo An innovative partnership State University for their partnership and the opportunity to provide services to more people in our community.” Shannon Clinic–Jackson is open to the public, as well as to ASU staff and students. It is home to: ●  ● Shannon Clinic Orthopedic Surgery Stacy Beaty, MD; Sam Justiss, PA; and Cora Compton, RN, MSN, FNP Thursdays: Caleb Vosburg, MD, and Tham Nguyen, RN, MSN, MBA, FNP ●  ● Shannon Sports Medicine ●  ● Shannon Concussion Clinic ●  ● Shannon Clinic Family Practice Andrew King, DO, and Tiffany Nunez, FNP ●  ● Urgent Care Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ●  ● Lab services and x-ray ●  ● The new location for the ASU athletic training department The x-ray equipment, Siemens Multitom RAX (robotic advanced x-ray), is one of six machines of its kind in the country. It enables the clinic to perform multiple x-rays in one room. Two robotic arms rotate around the pa- tient, removing the need for repositioning. “We are grateful for Shannon’s partnership in providing first-class health care for our student- athletes and the citizens of San Angelo,” says Brian May, PhD, ASU President. “Our athletic training staff and student-athletes are looking forward to the additional space and close proximity to general medical and orthopedic physicians. Our relationship with Shannon will strengthen our ability to serve all current and future student-athletes.” New clinic is a big benefit to Angelo State University and the community To learn more, visit shannonhealth.com .

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