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Think You Have the Flu?

It’s the New Year and you’re not feeling so well. You have a cough, runny nose, body aches and a high fever. It sounds like you may have the flu!

At the beginning of the current flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that everyone over the age of 6 months should […]

By |January 10th, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Think You Have the Flu?

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, […]

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

5 Signs You Have The Flu

During this time of year, your runny nose and cough could be symptoms of the common cold, seasonal allergies, or the dreaded flu.

Without a rapid flu test performed by a medical professional, it can be hard to tell the difference.  Here are five questions to ask yourself to help determine if your cold-like symptoms can […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Signs You Have The Flu

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 […]

By |July 18th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

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 […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Hydration: Why It’s So Important

Man Up and Take Charge of Your Health

With Father’s Day right around the corner, AFC Urgent Care Bridgeport 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 Exam

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

By |June 15th, 2017|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Man Up and Take Charge of Your Health

Flu Season Facts, Part 2

Here is the second part of our series on flu season! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the seasonal flu activity peaks between December and February but activity can last as late as May. Now we’re going to get a bit more into the nitty-gritty about how the flu spreads and […]

By |February 16th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Injuries in the Workplace During Winter Months

Walking to work on slippery roads is not the only thing workers have to worry about during winter months. Cold temperatures, snow, sleet, freezing rain and ice increase the risk for several types of work-related injuries.

Employers should protect employees by implementing policies that improve safety, but employees also have to understand how to protect themselves […]

By |February 4th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

How Do You Fight the Office Flu?


Sniffling coworkers, wheezing kids and running out of tissues or hand sanitizer can make the months of flu season extremely stressful. Every year, American businesses lose billions of dollars in sick days and lost productivity. Experts estimate the economy will lose about $20 billion in productivity to workers who either stay home with the flu […]

By |November 16th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

November is American Diabetes Month

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. One out of every 11 Americans has diabetes, and 86 million more are pre-diabetic. The American Diabetes Association estimates that the United States spends about $245 million every year on health care for people with diabetes, and recent projections have […]

By |November 9th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments
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