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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 Allergies in Check All Year Round

Ah-Choo! Spring allergy season may begin in February and last until the early summer, but this year it looks like allergies are sticking around much longer. During the summer time different kinds of grasses – Timothy, Johnson, Rye- release allergy-causing pollen. Allergy symptoms can also be caused inside of your home by indoor allergens that […]

By |July 1st, 2015|Blog, News and Press, Uncategorized, What We Treat|0 Comments

We Offer Convenient & Extended Hours!

AFC Urgent Care center is a full-service walk in clinic servicing the residents of Bridgeport and the surrounding towns. We offer a number of services, from minor cuts and burns to blood work and x-rays.

We understand your time is valuable, which is why our center provides convenient and extended hours. We are open 7 […]

By |October 22nd, 2014|Blog, What We Treat|0 Comments

Why You Should Always See A Board Certified Physician!

AFC Urgent Care centers are known for advanced patient care provided by expert physicians and staff, particularly in the areas of urgent care and occupational medicine. We treat most non-life threatening injuries and illnesses, and you are guaranteed to always be seen by a doctor every visit. Our team at AFC Bridgeport has […]

By |October 16th, 2014|Blog, What We Treat|0 Comments

Urgent Care Affordable Cost vs. ER

Emergency Room visits can be a burden on your wallet, and most times, what you went in there for could have been treated at an urgent care center for 1/5 the cost! AFC Urgent Care in Bridgeport, CT can provide treatment to most non-life threatening injuries and illnesses. Unsure if you should go to […]

By |October 6th, 2014|Blog, Insurance, What We Treat|0 Comments

What is the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is one of many non-polio enteroviruses. At AFC Bridgeport you can get tested for EV-D68 in a quick, painless way. The test is done by performing a nasal swab, and results can be revealed within 48 hours. Below are some questions […]

By |September 18th, 2014|Blog, News and Press, What We Treat|0 Comments

Swimmer’s Ear Causes & Symptoms

One of the most common office visits doctors will see during the summer months are complaints of ear pain and discomfort. More often than not, the discomfort is an indication of Swimmer’s Ear. Swimmer’s Ear is caused by a bacterium that builds up due to excessive moisture within the outer ear canal. It is most […]

By |July 9th, 2014|Blog, What We Treat|0 Comments

Spring Sports Injuries

Spring sports are here! If you play any sports this season like track, baseball, and lacrosse, AFC wants to offer tips to avoiding injuries.

Before you participate in a sport, there are some things you should do to prepare first. If you have been inactive for weeks to months leading up to the season, it […]

By |April 14th, 2014|Blog, What We Treat|0 Comments

Is it Allergies or a Cold?

At AFC Bridgeport we are already seeing people walking in with seasonal allergy symptoms,  earlier than usual. Allergies are expected to be worse than ever this year due to the extreme cold weather and the ‘polar vortex’. Because of all of the melting snow in much of the country and here in Connecticut, a lot […]

By |April 10th, 2014|Medical Minutes, What We Treat|0 Comments

Pneumonia

Pneumonia, an infection of the lungs, can leave you very sick. You may experience symptoms including a cough, fever, and difficulty breathing. Symptoms can be mild to severe. Those already sick, babies, and seniors are more likely to experience severe pneumonia.

Diagnosis will require a physical examination by a doctor and may call for chest x-rays […]

By |March 24th, 2014|What We Treat|0 Comments
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