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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 |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

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 […]

By |November 4th, 2016|Blog, home page slider|Comments Off on When is the right time to get your flu shot?

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 […]

By |September 26th, 2016|Blog, Medical Minutes|Comments Off on Fall Into Health With AFC Urgent Care

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 […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Keeping Your Child Active and Healthy During the School Year

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 […]

By |September 7th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on September Is Healthy Aging Month

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 […]

By |August 19th, 2016|Blog, Medical Minutes|Comments Off on Make Your Own Back-to-School Health Kit

What Do I Need For A Physical?

With the new school year slowly creeping up on us, it’s time to start thinking about physicals for the Fall season! Scheduling an annual physical is important for a child’s health, especially since their bodies are constantly developing.

School physicals allow parents, teachers and doctors to monitor a child’s growth and health. In addition, school physicals […]

By |August 4th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What Do I Need For A Physical?

How to Stay Safe at Your Summer Barbecue

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 […]

By |July 18th, 2016|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on How to Stay Safe at Your Summer Barbecue
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