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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

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
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