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  • Update to Acute Care Clinic (ACC) hours
    Update to Acute Care Clinic (ACC) hours

    Summer has finally arrived! Lots of folks are enjoying the beach, vacations, and are busy with warm weather activities. With this lessened demand at our ACC clinics, effective July 8, 2017, Horizon will adjust its weekend hours as follows: Clayton ACC: […]...

  • Updated Clinic Hours
    Updated Clinic Hours

        Our weekend clinic hours have changed. Effective this weekend, Clayton will be open on Saturdays for acute care visits from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Smithfield will be open on Sundays for acute care visits from 1 p.m. […]...

  • How to use the patient portal
    How to use the patient portal

          Tips for using the patient portal effectively To get the most benefit from the patient portal, follow these tips: When requesting an appointment through the patient portal, expect at least 24 hours before you get a call back […]...

  • Text message appointment reminders
    Text message appointment reminders

    Dear Patients, Big news! In an effort to improve communication about appointments, Horizon Family Medicine will begin using “text message appointment reminders.” We know many of you (and some of us too) prefer text communication to voice messages. Imagine, no […]...

  • Understanding Osteoporosis
    Understanding Osteoporosis

    More than 10 million Americans have osteoporosis, a chronic, progressive disease characterized by low bone mass, bone deterioration and bone fragility that results in an increased risk of bone fracture. Up to 50% of women and 20% of men have had […]...

  • Horizon earns PCMH certification
    Horizon earns PCMH certification

    We are thrilled to announce that Horizon Family Medicine is now PCMH certified — which is great news for our patients. What is PCMH certification? PCMH stands for Patient-Centered Medical Home, meaning that health care is focused on patients. To […]...

  • 2016 Flu vaccines now available
    2016 Flu vaccines now available

    Flu vaccines are available at all our offices. Please call your provider to schedule your appointment now — the sooner you get the vaccine, the greater the benefit to your health. The vaccine is available for both insured and self […]...

  • Patient Survey Results
    Patient Survey Results

    PATIENT SURVEY RESULTS What we are doing well: Thanks to all who are participating in our ongoing patient surveys.  We are pleased to report that most patients feel the availability of appointments is timely.  85% of our patients were able to […]...

  • Billing update for patients
    Billing update for patients

    Patients, On June 1, we moved to a different computer, billing and scheduling system in an effort to better serve you. Of course, whenever there are major system changes, there can also be glitches. We know the check-in process was […]...

  • Summer Safety Reminders
    Summer Safety Reminders

    Summer Safety Reminders As we welcome summer beach, pool and lake season this weekend, please take these steps to make it a memorable and enjoyable season. Wear sunscreen every time you go outside. The AAFP recommends a minimum SPF of […]...

  • 3 steps to healthier eating
    3 steps to healthier eating

      Your body is your engine, and food is the fuel to get you through the day. If you don’t eat a healthy diet, odds are your body isn’t running as it should. Do you: suffer from swelling in your […]...

  • Diabetes Update 2015
    Diabetes Update 2015

      As family physicians our goal is always to help patients enjoy a healthy lifestyle. For patients with chronic medical issues, such as diabetes, that requires a bit more work — both by the physician and by the patient. When […]...

  • New Year’s Resolutions
    New Year’s Resolutions

    As we greet 2016, many of us will make New Year’s resolutions. While some people quit after just a few days, we believe you CAN succeed. If your goal for 2016 is better health, remember it’s not a sprint, it’s a […]...

  • Holiday Schedule: Christmas 2015 and New Year’s 2016
    Holiday Schedule: Christmas 2015 and New Year’s 2016

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at Horizon Family Medicine! To give our doctors and staff time with family and friends this Christmas season, we have adjusted our holiday hours.  Christmas Week: Thursday, December 24 (Christmas […]...

  • 7 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Thanksgiving
    7 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is the one day a year we seem to splurge on calories. Turkey, gravy, pie, cakes, breads and casseroles laden with butter and bacon sure taste great. According to the New England Journal of Medicine (though most of us […]...

  • Flu Vaccine Availability Update
    Flu Vaccine Availability Update

    Dear Patients, We have a variety of flu vaccines available at our offices. If you have not yet been vaccinated, please schedule an appointment as soon as possible. You can call the office directly during business hours or make an […]...

  • Important information for our patients
    Important information for our patients

    Important Information for our Valued Patients, At Horizon we highly value the patient-provider relationship that we enjoy with our patients and the trust you place in us by choosing our practice for your medical care. Your best health is our […]...

  • Your flu vaccine questions answered
    Your flu vaccine questions answered

    We know there is the internet is full of information about whether to get a flu vaccine. We believe it is important for overall health and well-being during the lengthy North Carolina flu season. The season officially began on October 1, […]...

  • Flu Shots available Sept. 10
    Flu Shots available Sept. 10

    Flu shots will be available beginning September 10, 2015. Patients can call now to schedule an appointment. Request a flu shot appointment when you call, and please have your schedule available.  Why get a flu vaccine? According to the CDC, […]...

  • HFM at Ham & Yam
    HFM at Ham & Yam

      Earlier this month, Horizon Family Medicine participated in the Ham & Yam Festival in Smithfield. The Festival, which celebrated its 31st year, is the largest festival in Johnston County, celebrating our agricultural heritage. It seemed only fitting that as HFM […]...

  • Helping the Easter Bunny in Riverwood
    Helping the Easter Bunny in Riverwood

    Brilliant sunny skies greeted residents of the Riverwood communities at their annual Easter egg hunt. As always, the Easter Bunny was there to greet kids with candy and pose for photos. This year, he brought in a special assistant, our […]...

  • Weekday Walk-in Appointments for Established Patients
    Weekday Walk-in Appointments for Established Patients

    To better meet patient needs, we now offer Acute Care walk-in visits weekdays for established patients at our Smithfield, Four Oaks and Princeton offices. Smithfield takes walk-in appointments from 8:30-9:30 a.m. The Four Oaks and Princeton Offices provide walk-in services from […]...

  • Acute Care Clinic opens in Smithfield
    Acute Care Clinic opens in Smithfield

    To better serve our patients, the Smithfield location will offer an Acute Care Clinic on Saturdays, starting this weekend. Hours: Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Location: 410 Canterbury Road, Smithfield, NC 27577. Click here for directions.    ...

  • Introducing Dr. Monica Selak
    Introducing Dr. Monica Selak

    Monica Selak, M.D. is the newest member of our Four Oaks medical team. She also works Wednesdays at our Riverwood Office, to provide OB and traditional family medical care there. From a young age, Dr. Selak knew she wanted to become […]...

  • Introducing Dr. Bill Hebda
    Introducing Dr. Bill Hebda

    Introducing Dr. William (Bill) Hebda William (Bill) Hebda, M.D. joins our medical staff at the Riverwood Office to improve patient access to care in this growing area. He attended Oral Roberts University School of Medicine in Tulsa, OK and completed […]...

  • Introducing Dr. Jackie McGill
    Introducing Dr. Jackie McGill

    Jackie McGill, M.D. joined the medical staff at the Clayton Office to better serve our patients in this growing area. Dr. McGill got her medical degree from Wake Forest and completed her residency training in family medicine, including pediatrics and OB, at Moses Cone Family Medicine in Greensboro....

  • Clayton location now open Saturdays & Sundays
    Clayton location now open Saturdays & Sundays

    Walk-ins welcome on the weekends!...