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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 […]

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

Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Spring cleaning is typically meant to help us remove the dust and dirt we’ve accumulated over the course of a cold winter inside.  For seasonal allergy sufferers, spring cleaning can be like medicine. How, you might ask? By getting rid of the allergens that causes seasonal allergy suffering. If your seasonal allergies are kicking up, […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Seasonal Allergies: Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

With allergy season upon us, it can be tempting to schedule a visit with your primary care physician to find some relief. Unfortunately, trying to set up a doctor’s visit can result in a logistical nightmare as you struggle to schedule a timely appointment that fits in your busy schedule. 

It can take days or sometimes […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Seasonal Allergies: Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Signs Your Child Has the Flu

Coughing, sore throat and fever, oh my! Your child is definitely sick, but with what? The cold and flu viruses can often be tricky for parents to tell apart because many of the symptoms are the same, but there are several signs that your child has more than just a cold. Here’s what to look […]

By |February 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Signs Your Child Has the Flu

New Year, New Health Goals

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 […]

By |January 16th, 2017|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on New Year, New Health Goals

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 |December 23rd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Merry and Bright…And Sick with the Flu?

Protect Yourself from the Flu During National Influenza Vaccination Week

The holiday season has already started, and so has flu season. That’s why the CDC has designated the week of December 4 – 10, 2016, as National Influenza Vaccination Week.

Once November ends and the holiday season starts, people tend to forget about getting their flu shot. In fact, research from past flu seasons has […]

By |December 6th, 2016|Medical Minutes, What We Treat|Comments Off on Protect Yourself from the Flu During National Influenza Vaccination Week

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 […]

By |November 11th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Keep Your Thanksgiving Cold and Flu-Free
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