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Nov. 24, 2023, 9:03 a.m.

Primary care providers promote healthy eating habits

Original article published in The Paper By EMILY CANNON / FOR THE PAPER Good nutrition is the cornerstone of overall health and well-being. Nutrition can be defined as the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth. It plays an important role in preventing chronic disease, ... Continue Reading
Nov. 10, 2023, 9:06 a.m.

Mental health a significant aspect of care for the whole person

Original article published in The Paper By NICOLE MOORE, NP-C / FOR THE PAPER Family health care is a field of medicine which focuses on health promotion, disease prevention and treatment of diseases for all ages and genders. The underlying concept involves a holistic approach that focuses on treating the ... Continue Reading
Sept. 11, 2023, 11:28 a.m.

Burke Primary Care welcomes Morganton Native Dr. Stephen Smith

Original Article in The PaperBILL POTEAT / FOR THE PAPER During his early years of medical school, Morganton native Dr. Stephen Smith, the son of Dr. Keith Smith, was asked by a friend inwhat direction he thought his career was headed.  The young med student didn’t know exactly what course ... Continue Reading
July 19, 2023, 12:19 p.m.


Morganton, NC (July, 17, 2023) – Nicole Claunch has joined Burke Primary Care as a Certified Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C). With 11 years' experience as an RN, four years' practicing internal medicine, and one year in infusion, Nicole brings her depth of knowledge and experience to Burke Primary Care to practice ... Continue Reading
Sept. 2, 2020, 4:01 p.m.

COVID-19 Testing at Burke Primary Care

Burke Primary Care has a variety of COVID-19 tests available for our patients from a 15-minute point-of-care test to antibody tests.  All testing requires an order from a medical provider to bill insurance.  Antigen Point-of-Care test:  Antigen test for active COVID-19 with results available in 15 minutes.  Polymerase Chain Reaction ... Continue Reading