If you have healthcare needs over the holidays HSN says there are some things to take into account with Christmas right around the corner.

Healthcare organizations in the Northeast say an influx of admitted patients is expected over the holidays and wait time in the ERs may go up.

HSN says to ensure your prescriptions are filled before any doctor’s offices close for the holidays so schedule an appointment now if you need to.

HSN says always wear proper clothing over the winter and wear proper footwear to avoid slips and falls.