AFC Urgent Care hope you are getting festive for the holidays this October! However, ghost & ghouls aren’t the only things you should be scared of this Halloween; It is still flu season! Flu season is from early Septemeber- mid-December, if you still need to get your flu shot, you should get it immediately! If […]
AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst would like to wish you all a happy Halloween! Halloween is full of costumes, scary movies & decorations. One of the most popular decorations is a carved pumpkin. Pumpkin carving is an activity that kids should do with the supervision of their parents. Did you know that hundreds of cases are […]
September is nearing the end & the weather has started to change. Unfortunately, this means summer is officially over & flu season has started! Flu season ranges from early September to the end of December! We here at AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst will like to make sure that you all stay away from the flu this […]
Fall is almost here which means kids in school will be starting sports soon! We here at AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst encourage parents to push their children into sports. Sports have a positive effect on kids as they are growing up. Sports give kids a group of friends, increase activity & teach responsibility. However, if […]
This summer is HOT, but don’t let that stop you from going outside and enjoying the weather! Dehydration occurs when the body loses more fluid than it is getting in. In the summer we are very vulnerable to getting dehydrated so read below for 10 tips to beat dehydration.
1. Wake up in the morning & […]
Vaccinations are one of the most responsible things you can do as a parent for your child. If you wouldn’t let your child be in a car with no seat belt or let them ride a bike without a helmet, then there is no reason why you shouldn’t vaccinate your child. A Vaccination is another […]
Poison ivy is the most common allergy in the United States, affecting about 50 million people every year. The rash from poison ivy is caused by an allergic reaction to urushiol, an oily substance in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, through direct contact. Urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison […]
Summertime brings many opportunities for outdoor activities. From camping and hiking to playing tag in the backyard, kids and adults alike can enjoy the warm weather. Make sure your family takes the following precautions to avoid missing outdoor fun due to mosquito and tick bites.
Before you go outside:
Use bug repellent on your skin and […]
When it comes to treating your seasonal allergies with home remedies, there’s usually more fiction than fact. There are healing claims about everything from apple cider vinegar to local bee pollen. The doctors at American Family Care understand that not everyone wants to grab a drug off of the pharmacy counter, but people want to […]
Life might be easier if kids came with an instruction book. Most parents usually have enough questions to fill one and it can be extra difficult when your child is looking to you for answers and you don’t have any. That is especially true when they don’t feel good. All they want is for you […]