Meet Our New Nurse Practitioner!

You may have noticed a new provider at Pinecone. Lucie Lapierre is an experienced Nurse Practitioner who has joined our team, and we are thrilled to welcome her! What is a nurse practitioner (NP)? A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse with advanced university education, either a master’s or doctorate degree, who provides a full range of healthcare services to … Read More

Influenza – What You Need to Know

Influenza is a common viral infection. Every year there are outbreaks of influenza with seasonal patterns – usually late fall and winter. Pinecone thought it would be important to share some information about the virus given the literal explosion of cases seen right now. Influenza spreads through sneezing, coughing, talking, touching an infected person, close proximity with an infected person … Read More