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How To Tell If Your Cut Needs Stitches

Accidents can happen at any time, from cooking dinner to opening mail to tripping on the sidewalk. While most injuries can be treated at home with antibacterial and a bandage, deep cuts and gashes may require stitches in order to make a full recovery and reduce the chance of infection. Follow these guidelines to see […]

By |October 31st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How To Tell If Your Cut Needs Stitches

How to Prevent a Child’s Sports Injury

It’s our job as adults to keep the children around us safe. Safety is especially challenging when children are participating in more high-risk activities, such as sports. Sports come with certain dangers that are to be expected and may not be within our control, but there are some steps to take to help prevent injuries […]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Prevent a Child’s Sports Injury

Keeping Your Child Healthy This School Year

Keeping our children happy and healthy is the priority for every parent, but sometimes it’s easier than others. During the school year, children are at a much higher risk of getting sick because so many other children surround them. In general, children have weak immune systems that aren’t fully developed. There’s nothing you can do […]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Keeping Your Child Healthy This School Year

Back to School Health Tips

Break out the lunchboxes and the three-ring binders, back-to-school season is upon us again! Amid the mad dash for backpacks, pencil cases, and the rapidly approaching school bus, it’s easy to forget about the health concerns of going back to school.

Back-to-school time is also prime time for germs and bugs; an enormous number of children […]

By |August 26th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Back to School Health Tips

Pool Safety For Families

Safety Tips: Protecting Your Family at The Pool

Nothing feels better on a hot summer day than a dip in the pool. It’s a great way to keep kids — and parents! — occupied and happy. And while no one wants a damper on their fun, it is important to remember that pools can be dangerous […]

By |August 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Pool Safety For Families

Why Lab Testing at AFC Urgent Care is Important

Urgent care centers have become a great alternative to traditional treatment at a hospital, but they’re not just for immediate treatment anymore! AFC Urgent care center can complete lab testing you need to be done. We are able to complete the same tests as a hospital, but they’re able to do so in less time […]

By |July 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Lab Testing at AFC Urgent Care is Important

Why it’s Important to Take a Summer Vacation

Taking time off from your daily responsibilities is stressful to think about. How will your work manage without you? What about household chores stacking up? The list goes on and on. Because of that stress, many American’s don’t take a summer vacation or any holiday for that matter. Other countries offer a certain number of […]

By |July 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why it’s Important to Take a Summer Vacation

Staying Safe This 4th of July

Independence Day is right around the corner, which means now’s the time to start making your plans! Fireworks, cookouts, and time with family is the traditional celebration from one coast to another. While the 4th should be a time filled with fun and laughter, it all too often becomes a time filled with danger and […]

By |June 17th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Staying Safe This 4th of July

How to prevent the flu at home, work, and anywhere else!

Winter is now in full effect, which means the flu is at its most infectious peak! While it may not seem like you’ll get the flu, or believe your immune system is strong enough to fight it off, it is still important to actively prevent the flu.

Influenza (the flu) season can start as early […]

By |January 16th, 2019|Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to prevent the flu at home, work, and anywhere else!

3 Tips to Follow When Washing Your Hands

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 […]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 3 Tips to Follow When Washing Your Hands
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