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Merry and Bright…And Sick with the Flu?

Getting sick during the holidays is no fun! All you want to do is enjoy your break from work, spend time with friends and family, and participate in the holiday traditions you love. Instead you’re weak, tired and confined to your bed or couch.

Possibly the worst thing about getting sick over a holiday, is not […]

By |November 14th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Merry and Bright…And Sick with the Flu?

Keep Your Thanksgiving Cold and Flu-Free

This Thanksgiving, pass the turkey, not the flu! Illnesses, such as the flu, can be transferred through sneezing, coughing or surface contamination. According to the CDC, germs can live approximately two hours on surfaces such as door knobs or kitchen counters. With a few preventative steps, your friends and family will be able relax and focus […]

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Sports Injuries Treatment

We are in the season of apple picking, pumpkin spiced lattes and fall sport practices beginning! Whether you are cheering for your kid’s sport team or participating in an adult sports league, injuries can occur. It is important to be preventative and aware of these injuries when out on the field.

At AFC Urgent Care, our […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Sports Injuries Treatment

Fight the Office Flu Kits

Sniffling coworkers, wheezing kids and running out of tissues or hand sanitizer can make the months of flu season extremely stressful. To kill the virus in office spaces and prevent its spread to other surfaces, AFC Urgent Care recommends that employers build “Fight the Office Flu Kits” for their employees.

Paper towels. Recent studies show that surfaces that […]

By |September 27th, 2017|About, News & Updates|Comments Off on Fight the Office Flu Kits

4 Habits to Use to Avoid Cold and Flu

While you may be exposing yourself to a handful of people who are coughing or sneezing, there are a few things you can do to avoid getting sick this flu season.

Get your flu shot: Getting your seasonal flu shot is the best preventative measure to avoid getting influenza.  It helps fight against the infection, and […]

By |September 25th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 4 Habits to Use to Avoid Cold and Flu

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 […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Fall Into Health With AFC Urgent Care

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 […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Make Your Own Back-to-School Health Kit
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