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Urgent Care Awareness Month

The month of May marks Urgent Care Center Awareness Month and we are letting our local community know that urgent care centers are here to make their lives easier and healthier.  When you’re seeking attention for a medical situation that requires immediate attention, but is non-life threatening, Urgent Care centers are a great alternative to […]

By |May 2nd, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Urgent Care Awareness Month

Sports Safety Tips

Spring is a time of budding trees, blossoming flowers, walks in the park, and spring sports!  

Some of the most popular school sports, baseball, soccer, lacrosse and softball, start up this time of year.  Being involved in sports brings many benefits for student athletes such as building friendships, learning disciplinary skills, and getting physically fit. […]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Sports Safety Tips

Bronchitis Vs. Laryngitis: When to Seek Treatment

Bronchitis and laryngitis are both forms of inflammation that cause your voice to become raspy or hoarse.

 

Bronchitis Vs. Laryngitis

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchial tubes, the air passages between the mouth and the lungs.  There are two types of bronchitis: acute and chronic.  Acute is a short term cough that can last up to […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Bronchitis Vs. Laryngitis: When to Seek Treatment

7 Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

In the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.  By making small lifestyle changes, you can reduce and prevent the chances of cardiovascular disease in your lifetime.  February marks American Heart Month, which helps raise awareness on heart disease and how it can be prevented.

Here are 7 […]

By |February 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 7 Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

Could Your Sore Throat Be Strep Throat?

The winter season is a common time for almost everyone to have a runny or stuffy nose, a hoarse cough, or a sore throat.  Many things can cause the painful condition of a sore throat such as bacteria, allergens, cigarette smoke, or other viral infections.

A sore throat is usually the first sign of a cold, […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Could Your Sore Throat Be Strep Throat?

What to Do if You’re Sick With the Flu

Fever, chills and body aches? Could you have the flu? October through March is when most cases of the flu occur, or, when flu season happens every year. With flu season tending to peak anytime from December to January each year, your odds of getting the flu are higher during these months. If you have […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What to Do if You’re Sick With the Flu

It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot!

By December, many people feel like it’s too late to get their flu shot. Flu season has started, and if they didn’t get their flu shot in the fall, they’re certainly not going to find time for it during the busy holiday season. But the truth is, as long as people are still getting sick […]

By |December 13th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot!

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 8th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Protect Yourself from the Flu During National Influenza Vaccination Week

Pregnant? Get Your Flu Shot!

If you’re expecting a little one within the next nine months, you probably have a lot on your mind. Between the doctor’s visits, prenatal classes, prepping the baby’s room and stocking up on everything you will need, preparing for your baby’s arrival can be exhausting. Among everything else you have to do, it can be […]

By |November 28th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Pregnant? Get Your Flu Shot!

Fall into Health with AFC Urgent Care

Summer might be fun, and spring is lovely, but the best season has got to be fall. The changing leaves, the brisk winds and the warm fires bring everyone closer, and the leisure activities can’t be beat. Over a third of Americans list fall as their favorite season, blowing all of the other seasons out […]

By |September 19th, 2016|News & Updates|Comments Off on Fall into Health with AFC Urgent Care