Crafting more effective homemade masks and putting them to work — The Medical Care Blog

The COVID-19 pandemic is placing healthcare professionals in the untenable position of rationing personal protective equipment (PPE) and working with suboptimal protection. This post explores which materials may be best suited for crafting homemade masks and considers how to use homemade masks productively. Personal protective equipment is critical when caring for patients with respiratory infection.…

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Insurance is Essential so We Are Here For You!

If you’re wondering if insurance is considered an essential business in regards to the North Carolina Governor’s mandatory stay at home order from the Governor, yes it is!  Insurance is essential, that’s what we believe and know to be true, so we are here for you!

During this difficult time, we have adopted social distancing measures such as daily cleaning and disinfecting, and rearranging our office space to allow for adequate distance of six feet or more between us and customers.  We are working in the office seeing people by appointment only and only if absolutely necessary.  We are providing curbside service as well as service by phone, fax, mail, email or online.  We can provide quotes the same way:  by phone, mail, email, fax, online or curbside drop off or pick up.

We are remaining available to meet the needs of our customers for both in-force or new policies.  If you’d like a current update from us, just give us a call at (828) 754-2601 or email

We are remaining open for business during this critical time.  If you need to drop by the office, please call us when you arrive and we can arrange “curbside” pick up.  And of course you can do most things you need for your policies by calling or emailing us.

During this period, our in office hours are:  Monday – Thursday:  9am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4pm; Friday:  9am – 12noon.

Please stay at home as much as possible and stay safe and healthy.