Month: October 2014

Why Urgent Care? Employer Services

If you live and work in Lyndhurst, occupational health services may be necessary for both the employer and employees alike. If your employee is injured and looking to get back into the job as soon as possible, AFC Urgent Care provides a number of employer services to help mend the situation. Our employer services include: …

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Ebola Virus: Symptoms and Prevention

WHAT IS EBOLA? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains. SYMPTOMS OF EBOLA As mentioned on the CDC webpage, Ebola can only be spread to others after symptoms begin. …

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Why Urgent Care? Board Certified Physicans

With the population of the United States continuing to increase, the increase seems to be having an alarming effect on meeting the medical needs of every patient and the primary health system as a whole. This growth has led to primary physicians becoming overbooked, resulting in less time to schedule appointments and limiting the amount of …

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Saving Money: Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

With millions of Americans visiting the Emergency Room each year, the costs per visit can really add up. Visiting the Emergency room for conditions such as an ear ache or allergies can really tie up the staff, slowing down the process and causing long wait times. Furthermore, Emergency room treatment for non-life threatening conditions is …

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