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Using Tracking to Support Your Activity Goals

Getting started

You can keep track of your activity in lots of ways. If you like, you can try:

Keeping a notebook or using a tracking form.

You can write daily entries about your activity.

Using a step counter.

Step counters, also called pedometers, can help you see if you've reached your daily goal for steps. Some also can show you how many calories you've burned.

Using an app on your phone or tablet.

There are many apps that can track your steps or other activity and estimate how many calories you burn. Many of the apps are free.

Using a computer program.

You might keep track using a spreadsheet or other program.

These are just a few ways to get going on tracking. You probably have other ideas. What would work best for you?

Credits

Current as of: August 31, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine

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Davidson Family Medicine is pleased to offer accurate and convenient RAPID Covid-19 testing for our established patients.  Results within 15 minutes.

This is a simple and painless front-of-the-nose test performed by our staff at our office.  There is no need to wait in line at a CVS Minute Clinic, Urgent Care, or Emergency Room.

Examples of when to get tested:

This test is highly accurate.  It is one of only 2 antigen tests authorized by the FDA for emergency use for detection of Covid-19 antigen particles.

Accuracy of BD Veritor Rapid Covid Test

Information from the FDA About the BD Veritor Covid Test

Simply call our office to schedule.  We may require a brief virtual visit with one of our clinicians to ensure appropriateness of testing.

(We will collect any copays and otherwise will file insurance for you.  This testing is covered by most insurance plans.)

Flu shots are here!

In addition to the regular flu vaccine, we also have the extra protective flu vaccine recommended for those 65 and over.

Davidson Family Medicine will file your insurance.

To get your flu vaccine administered by trained medical staff that you know and trust, call in at 704-892-5454.

Stay healthy this flu season and get your flu vaccine.