Family Medicine Center News

Does your child need a back to school or sports physical?
Time for school means time for school sports to begin. If your child needs a school physical, UNC Family Medicine can get you in and out so your young student athlete can get back on the athletic field. Your student will be cared for by the same physicians and staff that work with the UNC teams and the Chapel Hill/Carrboro High School teams.
UNC Family Medicine Center Offers Saturday Morning Sports Injury Clinic
Beginning August 22, the UNC Family Medicine Center will offer a fall walk-in sports injury clinic for local high school and college athletes as well as weekend warriors. The walk-in clinic is on Saturday mornings from 8:00am – 10:00am. All services are provided by Board-Certified Sports Medicine Specialists and include everything from xray and ultrasound to casting and concussion care.
Dr. Adam Zolotor talks with WUNC about the state of rural health in NC
People who live in rural North Carolina are still more likely to suffer from serious health problems than their urban counterparts. Rural counties show higher rates of heart disease and obesity, and rural residents have a lower life expectancy. Frank Stasio from WUNC's the State of Things discussed the state of rural health in NC with UNC Family Medicine physician Dr. Adam Zolotor.
Phase 1 of Family Medicine Center Renovation Is Complete
Phase 2 of the Family Medicine Center will begin on June 10. The current front door will be closed for renovation through October and we will be re-routing patients through the newly created secondary entrance. We are really excited about the changes and look forward to the creation of our new space.
Don't Forget your Mental Health
Dr. Linda Myerholtz is a psychologist with UNC Family Medicine. Almost 1 in 5 people in the U.S. suffer from a diagnosable mental illness. Dr. Myerholtz wants to help people recognize common symptoms that can indicate they need to seek treatment, hoping to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness.