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How Should I Prepare for Flu Season During COVID-19?

Flu season is a yearly occurrence and it can last for a few months, wreaking havoc across the country. Fall is quickly approaching, which is when the flu season kicks off, lasting throughout the winter until late spring when it ends. In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, it’s critical to take extra measures to […]

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Preparing Students for Back-to-School During COVID-19

With schools continuing to announce their decisions on how the academic year is going to look, now is the time to begin preparing your child for virtual, in-person and hybrid learning. Making sure your child knows how to be safe if they are put in a school environment will help keep them healthy, as well […]

By |August 12th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Preparing Students for Back-to-School During COVID-19

Does My Cut Need Stitches?

Between trips, skinned knees, kitchen mishaps and minor paper cuts, lacerations can occur at any time and range in severity. Superficial cuts that graze the skin can generally heal on their own, but others may require medical attention and even stitches in order to heal properly and prevent infection. Cuts can also be misleading in […]

By |July 8th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Does My Cut Need Stitches?

Easy Lifestyle Changes You Can Make This American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month which means it’s the perfect time to make some healthy changes if you missed out on New Year’s resolutions. A heart attack is the leading cause of death among Americans, yet so many people still neglect their heart health. If you want to improve your heart health and lower your […]

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How To Tell If You Have A Break Or Sprain

Injuries can happen in a variety of instances. Whether you trip and fall walking down the street, slip while playing sports, or get hit by a large object, sprains and broken bones happen. It is important to know the signs on whether or not you have a broken bone or a sprain. Sprains are not […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How To Tell If You Have A Break Or Sprain

How much candy is too much on Halloween?

Every year on October 31st, children gather in the streets to trick-or-treat. Along with costumes and parties, candy plays a massive role in this holiday. So how do you approach eating Halloween candy, and how do you decide how much is too much? Many factors should go into this decision based on you and your […]

By |October 15th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How much candy is too much on Halloween?

Back to School: Staying Healthy In and Out of the Classroom

Kids spend more time at school during the year than anywhere else, and while every parent knows the back to school season is filled with shopping excursions, new school supplies and other preparations, there is one other important thing many people forget. It’s time to make your children’s health part of your back to school […]

By |September 26th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|0 Comments

Eat This, Not That: What’s In Your Fridge?

We don’t know about you, but sometimes it seems like unhealthy temptations lurk around every corner! Whether it’s a whipped cream smothered coffee drink or a savory fried dinner option, making healthy lifestyle choices can be a challenge! At the same time, we are also bombarded by new health and lifestyle fads at every turn. […]

By |September 24th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|0 Comments

Labor Day Is Coming! Are You Being a Responsible Worker?

Labor Day, a celebration of the spirit and dignity of the American worker, has been a regular fixture in the United States since the late 19th century. It became a national holiday under President Grover Cleveland and focuses on the American worker and the progress toward making work safe and rewarding for all. One of […]

By |August 26th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Labor Day Is Coming! Are You Being a Responsible Worker?

Are You Staying Hydrated in the Heat?

Dehydration tends to sneak up on you, especially during the summer. The hotter weather and higher humidity in the summer can make it hard to stay hydrated, so while your family is enjoying time outside in the summer sun, you need to keep hydration top-of-mind. This summer, AFC Urgent Care wants you to stay safe […]

By |August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Are You Staying Hydrated in the Heat?