Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19

As the battle against COVID-19 continues, science continues to find and use new and more effective treatments against the virus. If you are high-risk and meet certain criteria, Frontline ER has a treatment option for you.  It’s called Monoclonal Antibody Treatment, mAb for short, and it’s available now. “If you test positive for COVID-19 and […]

COVID-19 and Healthcare Workers

As the worldwide pandemic drags on, dragged along with it is an increasing toll on the mental health of those caring for us. Frustration, anxiety, worry and burnout are weighing heavily on those who are on the frontlines caring for the public. From doctors and nurses to sanitation workers to grocery store employees and delivery […]

Chest Pains and COVID-19

Chest pains in and of themselves are a concern.  In these times of a global pandemic, they take on new significance. If you experience discomfort in your chest, it might include a dull ache, a crushing or burning feeling, a sharp stabbing pain or a pain that radiates to your neck or shoulder.  It could […]

Acute Care Versus a Hospital ER

While Frontline ER has emergency room as part of its name, it is clear that we serve our communities with acute care. So just what is the difference between an emergency room and an acute care center? And when should you go to the hospital ER and when should you use an urgent care center? […]

Operation Turkey Day 2020

For Thanksgiving 2020, our Frontline ER Richmond team volunteered to be a part of Operation Turkey in the Houston area. Sponsored by the Office of Veteran’s Affairs, the Frontline team was part of a joint effort with several agencies and supporting organizations.  The event fed the homeless and served meals to those who, otherwise, wouldn’t […]

Telling the Difference Between Seasonal Allergies and COVID-19

With allergy season coinciding with the global pandemic, it bears repeating that we should all consider the similarities and differences between the symptoms for the two afflictions. Before you run off to be tested, consider which symptoms go with with which illness.  Let’s list the symptoms of each and those they have in common (data […]

Frontline ER Richmond Clarifies Its COVID-19 Testing Payment Policies

Frontline ER Richmond is pleased to able to offer COVID-19 Antigen testing with results provided during your visit.  However, as of October, 24, 2020, payment policies have changed with regard to insurance and out-of-pocket payments. Insurance. Insurance companies have announced varying deadlines regarding the “cost share” of payments for COVID-19 testing.  Frontline ER has established […]