When Should I Get My Flu Shot?

The flu shot is one of the best ways to protect against the latest influenza virus each year, which means patients should stay at the ready to get a flu shot ASAP.

Once a patient receives a flu shot, their body’s immune begins to develop protection against the virus and the various symptoms; sneezing, headache, fever, […]

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National Wear Red Day

National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 3, 2017. This special day  was created in order to bring awareness about the risk of heart disease and stroke in women. Each year, 1 in 3 women lose their lives by being affected by heart disease and stroke. 80% of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle […]

By |January 29th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flu Season Facts, Part 1

The influenza virus is a seasonal epidemic that typically hits the United States around October and can last until May. Even though this is a yearly occurrence, there are still some misconceptions about the flu and what people should do to protect themselves. To keep our readers informed, we are doing a two-part series on […]

By |January 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beware of Winter Weather Hazards

After an unseasonably warm start to our season, winter is finally letting us feel its chill. It might seem like yesterday that high temperatures were breaking records all over the place, so it can be easy to disregard the recent cold. Winter weather can present a lot of hazards, so it’s important to be aware […]

By |January 22nd, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health Tips You Can Enact Now to Have a Healthier 2016

Every January, you see the determined, motivated faces of people all around you working to improve themselves in the New Year. Inevitably, by March or even sooner, the vast majority of those have found themselves off-track or completely given up on their goals. It’s not a lack of desire for these changes or even a […]

By |January 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AFC Urgent Care in Bridgeport Ends the Year on a Positive Note

AFC in Bridgeport Ends the Year on a Positive Note   
Recipient of the 2015 Bridgeport IMPACT Awardee for Health Care
 (Bridgeport, Conn. – December 18, 2015) – On Wednesday evening, December 16th the AFC Urgent Care in Bridgeport was awarded the Regional IMPACT Award for Health Care from the Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC).

Each […]

By |December 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

September 18th is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

This year on September 18th 2015, National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day is being recognized. The purpose of this day is to focus on the issues that the aging population is facing regarding HIV prevention, testing, treatment and care.

Currently in the United States there has been a growing population of people at the ages of […]

By |September 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

September is National Cholesterol Education Month


What is Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is waxy, fat-like substance that your body needs to survive. There are two kinds of cholesterol: high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and low-density lipoprotein (LDL). HDL is known as the “good” cholesterol and LDL is known as the “bad” cholesterol. When talking about high cholesterol LDL is what is being referred to. When there […]

By |September 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flu Season is Coming Sooner Than You Think!

Not only is back to school season back in swing, but now flu season will be sneaking up on us very soon. Flu season can be very unpredictable. New viruses appear each year so you need to be prepared to protect you and your loved ones. The timing, severity, and length of the season varies […]

By |August 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Every year in the August the U.S. recognizes this month as National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). The purpose of this month is to take the opportunity to highlight the importance of immunizations throughout life. Activities surrounding this month encourage all people to receive vaccinations that will prevent infectious diseases in different stages throughout life. Each […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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