In the News

Affinity Pediatrics to Hold Patient Appreciation Day May 19th

 A service of Tift Regional Health System (TRHS), Affinity Pediatrics will be holding a Patient Appreciation Day on May 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The festivities for children will include a dunking booth, bounce house, face painting, games, door prizes, giveaways and more. There will also be complimentary hot dogs and chips as well as live music. The general public is invited to this free event.

“This is a day to celebrate children and their health,” said Robin Rust, practice manager for Affinity Pediatrics. “Along with our partner in Irwin County, Ocilla Pediatrics, we are the largest pediatric provider in the region. We appreciate the trust and support we receive from local parents, and this event is a way to say thanks.”

The Patient Appreciation Day will be held at Affinity Pediatrics, located at the Cypress Pointe Professional Park in Tifton at 39 Kent Road, Suite 5. Registration is not needed and attendees are not required to be patients of the practice.

“We are also using this event to remind parents to schedule their child’s annual wellness exam,” said Rust. “Many people don’t realize that Medicare, Medicaid and most health insurance carriers cover a wellness exam with no out-of-pocket expense to the patient. Pediatric wellness checks allow parents and providers to create a team approach to healthcare, which promotes the developmental, emotional and physical health of the child, and allows pediatricians to learn more about each individual child.”

The providers at Affinity Pediatrics include Dixie Griffin, M.D., F.A.A.P., Henry LeBoyd, M.D., Flavia Rossi, M.D., F.A.A.P., Rebecca Staub, M.D., F.A.A.P., Teresa Stewart, M.D., F.A.A.P., Kimberly Works, M.D., Keri Altman, FNP-C, Ramona Cawley, FNP-C, Monica Davis, FNP-C, Alisha Holloway, NP-C, Kelly Grummer-Smith, FNP-C, Sharon Petzel, PA, Allison Presley, FNP-C and Lyn Parson, NP.
For more information, visit www.affinity-pediatrics.com or call 229-353-PEDS (7337).

Tagged: patient appreciation day, children's doctors south georgia

Announcements

Affinity Clinic Upgrades Phone System

Affinity Clinic is committed to meeting the needs of patients and have utilized many of our patients’ suggestions. After careful evaluation, it was found necessary to upgrade our phone system in order to improve access and communication. Click on the link below for latest phone list of providers and support services. Thanks for putting your trust into Affinity Clinic.

Affinity Clinic Departmental Phone List 

Blog

July Focus: UV Safety Rules

July 3, 2018 by Molly Huff

With July being Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month, this is a great time to spread the message of sun, fun and UV safety to your friends and family.  UV radiation is the main cause of skin cancer and can also damage your eyes. 

Protecting your skin and eyes from the sun's harmful rays can be easy with a few simple tips:

  • Stay out of the sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Do not let yourself burn - use a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher every day.  For extended outdoor activity, use a water-resistant, broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher.
  • Avoid tanning and UV tanning booths.
  • Cover up with clothing, including a broad-brimmed hat and UV-blocking sunglasses.
  • Apply 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) of sunscreen to your entire body 30 minutes before going outside.
  • Keep newborns out of the sun.  Suncreens should be used on babies over the age of six months.
  • Examine your skin head-to-toe every month.
  • See your physician every year for a professional skin exam. 

Take care of your self, your skin and your eyes this summer while enjoying the pool, beach and all of your outdoor activities.  For any minor injuries or illnesses, please visit our ExpressCare Clinic .  Have a great summer from Affinity Health! 

 

 

Tagged: uv protection, skin cancer protection, preventing skin cancer, uv eye protection, sunscreen, wearing sunscreen, protecting your skin, how to prevent skin cancer, uv safety month, affinity health tifton ga, expresscare clinic, expresscare affinity, uv safety, suntan lotion, tanning, dangers of tanning, protect your eyes, express care affinity, express care clinic, affinity weight loss center, affinity weight loss, weight loss tifton, losing weight tifton, help with weight loss tifton, healthwise, phase diet, healthwise tifton, b12/b complex injections, aesthetic and weight loss center tifton, obagi south georgia, obagi products tifton, skin care products south georgia, skin care products tifton, obagi affinity, botox affinity, botox aesthetic and weight loss center, tifton botox, south georgia botox, questions about botox, who does botox in tifton, lapband surgery, lapband surgery tifton, lapband surgery south georgia, weight loss surgery, weight loss surgery tifton, lap band surgery, lap band surgery tifton, lap band surgery south georgia, dr. chris smith, lap band surgeon, dr. smith tifton, tift regional weight loss, trmc weight loss, affinity health weight loss, uv rays, danger of uv rays, staying safe in the sun, sunscreen protection, affinity express, uv care, caring for sunburn, how to prevent sunburn, what sunscreens are best

Affinity Clinic, a multi-specialty clinic, provides adult and pediatric patients across South Georgia with medical care in a variety of areas including Cardiology, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pediatric & Adolescent MedicinePulmonary Medicine & Critical Care, and Obstetrics & Gynecology.

The Aesthetic Center at Affinity offers patients the latest in medical grade skin care. From microdermabrasion and vein treatment to laser hair removal, photofacials, BOTOX and more our certified laser assistant and licensed skin specialist provides patients with personal attention and quality care.