After an unseasonably warm start to our season, winter is finally letting us feel its chill. It might seem like yesterday that high temperatures were breaking records all over the place, so it can be easy to disregard the recent cold. Winter weather can present a lot of hazards, so it’s important to be aware […]
Winter related slips and falls have a negative impact on businesses each year. These injuries result in time off work, temporary employee costs and overtime for existing employees and increased insurance costs.
To avoid injuries, simply use your better judgment and be cautious during the winter months. Snow, ice and sleet cause roads and sidewalks to […]
At the start of every New Year, we all make resolutions to improve our health and our daily lives. Often during the hustle and bustle of the New Year, we end up forgetting or neglecting our resolutions, which makes our goals that much harder to accomplish. This year, why not break from that pattern, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]