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Fall Into Health With AFC Urgent Care

Summer might be fun, and spring is lovely, but some people believe the best season is fall. The changing of the leaves, the brisk winds and outdoor festive activities bring everyone closer. Over a third of Americans list fall as their favorite season, blowing all of the other seasons out of the water. However, fall requires a […]

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When is the right time to get your flu shot?

Every year from August to March, it seems like you can’t go a day without seeing something about the flu.

“Get your flu shot today!” … “When will flu season start?” … “Why this year’s strain of the flu shot is better.” … “When is the best time to get your flu shot?”…

With all this information circling around […]

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Keeping Your Child Active and Healthy During the School Year

The summer is a three-month-long outdoor adventure, where many children celebrate the warm weather and free time by riding bikes, hiking and playing sports. As soon as the school year begins, it can become harder for families to carve out the time to be active and stay healthy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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September Is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month, and AFC Urgent Care is dedicated to helping our patients maintain healthy and happy lives as they age. As you age, your healthcare needs become more unique. Situations might arise that are scarier as a senior adult than they would have been if you were 20 years younger. At AFC Urgent […]

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Make Your Own Back-to-School Health Kit

When your child returns to school, it can often mean a renewed exposure to germs and unexpected injuries. Here is AFC Urgent Care’s back-to-school health kit: a complete list of the portable tools and items that can make the school day much healthier, without much effort on your part. This health kit can fit in your child’s […]

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What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

Summer is a busy time for urgent care centers. Learn how you can avoid some of the most common summer injuries while you have your fun in the sun.

 

Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year! With vacations, backyard barbecues, fireworks shows and more to look forward to, there’s lots of fun […]

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Hydration: Why It’s So Important

Whether relaxing by the beach or rushing through the city, staying hydrated is key to staying energized. Often times we get caught up in our everyday lives that we forget to keep track of how much water we’re drinking.  According to Mayo Clinic, on average a full grown adult should drink 12-15 cups of fluids […]

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Man Up and Take Charge of Your Health

With Father’s Day right around the corner, AFC Urgent Care Shelton is encouraging fathers to “Man Up” and take charge of their health by making lifestyle changes and visiting our urgent care center for preventative services.

Regular Wellness Exams

As you age, regular wellness physicals are critical to determine underlying medical conditions that can be treated with […]

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How to Stay Safe at Your Summer Barbecue

Summertime is the best time for grilling outdoors with family and friends. But while you’re grilling and chilling, here at AFC Urgent Care want to make sure you are staying safe, as well. So take some time to remember these tips for your next summer barbecue, and you’ll be more prepared to keep you and […]

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Healthy Travels!

Are you planning a fun family trip this summer?

Here are some helpful tips to keep your trip and health at its best:

Be prepared: It’s always fun to explore a new city or beach resort, but it doesn’t hurt to be familiar with the vacation destination. Researching the locale for restaurants, health centers, and more can […]

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