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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Summer is prime time for beach action but there are some risks you might not know about lurking in the depths of the ocean. It is important to remember to practice safe beach behaviors any time you’re at the coast. Read on for tips to help you stay safe while having fun in the sun.
This summer, AFC Urgent Care wants you to watch out for these poisonous plants, and know what to do if you come into contact with them!
When it comes to poisonous plants, the three that stand out are poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. All three plants cause rashes with a chemical known as urushiol. […]