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Medical Services: What We Do

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Vaden Health Center’s medical services staff can take care of most of your primary care needs.  During the pandemic we prefer you call whenever possible and not walk-in unless you must.

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It is best to make an appointment on the Vaden Patient portal or by calling 650.498.2336, Ext. 1. If you have an urgent concern call us first so we can best meet your needs. However if you walk in for an urgent issue we will do our best to accommodate your needs. 

Nurses manage

  • Sore throats
  • Urinary symptoms for women
  • Removal of stitches
  • Wound care
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Weight and vitals checks
  • Pregnancy test

Clinicians, including physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants manage most routine illnesses and injuries, such as

  • Respiratory illness, including asthma, ear problems, allergies.
  • Gastrointestinal (stomach) illnesses.
  • Sprains and strains.
  • Infections, including travel-related illnesses.
  • Lacerations (cuts).
  • Headaches.
  • Acne and other skin problems.
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Medline Plus

You can also learn more about your health, including information about drugs, therapies, and symptoms, take interactive health tutorials, and find reliable medical websites at Medline Plus, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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For information on specific health issues search UpToDate.