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Helpful Tips for Fighting COVID-19
Stay home and call your healthcare practitioner if needed.
Most people who get COVID-19 will recover. The CDC recommends that you stay home if you have mild symptoms such as fever and cough but if you develop shortness of breath or difficulty breathing call your healthcare practitioner to see if you need medical care.
Some people are at higher risk of getting very sick with COVID-19. People at higher risk should call their healthcare practitioner if they develop symptoms of fever and cough. The following are at higher risk:
Are 65 years or older
Live in a nursing home or long term care facility
Have a high risk condition that includes:
Chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma
Heart disease with complications
Other underlying medical condition such as diabetes, renal disease or liver disease
People who are pregnant should be monitored since they are known to be at risk for severe viral illness.
Call your healthcare practitioner or 911 right away if you have:
Shortness of breath
Chest pain or pressure
Most Insurances Accepted Accepting New Patients
Bertha Taylor-Miller, APRN, MSN, FNP-BC
Bertha brings more than 30 plus years of experience to her practice. A native of Duplin County, she began her career as a nurse and worked at Wilson Memorial Hospital and Hamlet Hospital. After returning to Duplin County, she worked as a home health nurse where she was inspired to fill the health care void in rural areas across the state. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at East Carolina University. She was selected for a Nurse Practitioner scholarship program with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She graduated in 2003 from a joint pilot program of Duke University and East Carolina University. She began practicing medicine at Duplin Medical Center in Warsaw, NC .
Bertha is a certified Nurse Practitioner and a member of American Nurse Credentialing Center.
In 2005, she founded and owned Carolina Coast Primary Medicine in Kenansville, NC. She sold that practice in 2016 and moved to Moore County to be closer to her three granddaughters. She was led to open her current practice in Aberdeen, NC in 2018. She continues to fulfill the need of the community and provide patient center care.
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Meagan McLean, APRN, DNP, AGNP-C
Meagan attended UNC Asheville and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness in 2010. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Duke University in 2012 and began her nursing career in cardiothoracic and outpatient surgery. While working in outpatient surgery at UNC Rex Healthcare she continued her education at East Carolina obtaining her Doctor of Nursing Practice with a specialty in adults and geriatric patients. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Meagan has a special interest in natural and homeopathic medicine as well as evidence based medicine that provides quality care for Moore County and the surrounding areas.
She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children when not working.
Screening and management of abnormally high blood pressure.
Screening and management of elevated blood sugar levels through diet and medication.
PSA screenings, Diet, Exercise, and Improved Longevity.
Annual Wellness Exam, Breast Health, Pap Smear, Birth Control
Education of diet and exercise to help decrease weight and promote a healthy lifestyle.
Stress, Anxiety, and Depresion
Screening and medical management of many psychological issues to help promote a balanced life.
School physicals, Sports physicals,
Work Physicals, Annual Physicals
Most Insurances Accepted
"After looking for a new doctor in this area and reading the reviews, I decided to schedule an appointment at this office. I have read reviews that seemed a little too good to be true, but this place was the real deal. I really appreciate the way she explained everything to me and triple checked to make sure she addressed all of my concerns during my visit. I HIGHLY recommend this office for medical care."
— Ella A Wright