“I have the same symptoms my wife had,” Joe texted Dr. Herrington on Saturday morning. “It started Thursday. I feel achy, fatigued and I have a sore throat.”
Within a couple of minutes he had a response from the doctor, listing off recommendations for Vitamin D, Zinc, Vitamin C, and I.VM. No matter what viral illness this was, those should help. He texted a couple clarifying questions, getting quick responses.
Yes, he was happy he was a patient of Pine Creek Family Medicine’s DPC (Direct Primary Care) practice, where he pays a monthly fee in exchange for unlimited office visits and communication. This prompt response was something unique in today’s medical world!