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What are the Main differences Between Retail Clinics, Urgent Care Centers, and Primary Care Offices?

When it comes to healthcare access and providers, retail clinics, urgent care centers, and primary care offices have been instrumental in providing care for many who need their services. However, these health centers are not one and the same. While they all offer access to medical services, the extent of what they provide varies. How […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on What are the Main differences Between Retail Clinics, Urgent Care Centers, and Primary Care Offices?

Heart Health Management Tips for American Heart Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease kills roughly 610,000 people in the United States annually, which amount to 1 in every 4 deaths. High blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease, but it can be hard to detect, showing minimal signs or symptoms. If people take […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Heart Health Management Tips for American Heart Month

When to Choose Urgent Care over the Emergency Room

Injuries, illness, and other medical ailments happen unexpectedly. When you experience a medical event you should start asking yourself “Is this an urgent medical situation or a medical emergency?” Understanding the difference between urgent care or an emergency room (ER) hastens your treatment, saves money, and ensures your overall health is well-protected.

An urgent care […]

By |January 17th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on When to Choose Urgent Care over the Emergency Room

Hygiene Tips to Prevent the Flu this Season

It’s wintertime and  flu season is at its peak! Make sure you get your annual flu shot and keep up with hygiene tips to avoid catching the flu, common cold, or another type of seasonal illness.

Just follow these quick hygiene and wellness tips to fight the flu and keep from getting sick. Also share […]

By |January 14th, 2019|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Hygiene Tips to Prevent the Flu this Season

Avoiding Injury This Christmas

Christmas time should be filled with fun and laughter, but for roughly 250 individuals each day from December to January, injury interrupts the Christmas fun. Emergency rooms have seen an increase in Christmas related injuries every year since 2009. More specifically, Christmas decorating injuries. We want to help you stay happy and healthy this holiday, […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Avoiding Injury This Christmas

Didn’t Get Your Flu Shot Yet? You Still Have A Chance!

With the weather turning cooler, and the night’s getting longer, this means we’re heading for the winter season, and with that comes flu season.  If you’ve been holding off on getting your seasonal flu shot, now’s the time to get vaccinated before the flu season really sets in.  Here’s what you need to know about […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Didn’t Get Your Flu Shot Yet? You Still Have A Chance!

Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

5 Reasons to Visit Walk-in Urgent Care

When you have a medical emergency, your first thought may be to visit the emergency room.  Emergency rooms see all types of patients, which means you might be waiting a while if your medical concern is not deemed “life-threatening.”  Thanks to urgent care centers like AFC Urgent Care Bridgeport, patients are able to receive the […]

By |October 30th, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Visit Walk-in Urgent Care

Family Health and Fitness

Did you know that the family is the most important social influence for physical activity? Research shows that children of active parents are 5.8 times more likely to engage in physical activity on a regular basis.

Today, most children do not meet the recommended amount of daily exercise, which is crucial to healthy growth and development.

To […]

By |October 15th, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Family Health and Fitness

Backpack Essentials for A Happy and Healthy School Year

The school year is a time filled with excitement, friendships, and hectic schedules. During these busy days, many students find themselves reaching into their backpack for anything they need throughout the day. A backpack filled with the correct essentials means a smoother school day and a happier student, so let’s take a look at what […]

By |September 15th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Backpack Essentials for A Happy and Healthy School Year
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