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Women's Checkup Checklist

January is a great month to focus on women’s health. It’s a new year, and time for a new start, health-wise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focuses on cervical cancer prevention and raises awareness about the benefits of folic acid to kick off 2015. At AFC/, we thought we’d piggyback on those topics […]

By |January 20th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Don't Let the Flu Beat You Down

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a scary report, outlining the severity of the flu this year. Due to an uptick in deaths attributed to the flu, the CDC declared the flu had reached epidemic status. While that sounds serious, there are still ways for you to ward off the flu and […]

By |January 12th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Ear Pain: Is it a Cold or Ear Infection?

Though earaches occur with the common cold and the flu, sometimes a middle ear infection (otitis media) can occur as a secondary symptom.

Persistent ear pain is a sign of ear infection, which requires immediate medical care. Left untreated, Ear infections can lead to long-term damage from permanent hearing loss to a ruptured eardrum.

Some symptoms of […]

By |December 22nd, 2014|Health Updates|0 Comments

Truth or Fiction: Unmasking Common Winter Health Myths

“Yes, mom, we heard you! We know it’s cold out there. We’re grabbing our coats right now!”

“This scratchy throat and runny nose will definitely get better with some homemade chicken soup.”

“Of course we promise to cough into our elbows.”

We’ve all heard our mothers’ best remedies and advice for cold and flu season, as well as […]

By |December 14th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Why Urgent Care? Employer Services

If you work or own a business in Danbury, CT, occupational services and medicine may be a necessity for your business. You can count of to provide the highest quality urgent care at an affordable price for your business or organization.

Our employer services are perfect for employees that are both healthy and sick; we […]

By |November 7th, 2014|Blog, Health Updates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Urgent Care? Professional Physicians

With the population of the United States continuing to grow, primary physicians are finding it more difficult than ever before to properly schedule and spend the necessary time with each patient. This has created an issue with the primary care system as a whole.

provides a solution to this problem by providing the same quality […]

By |October 23rd, 2014|Blog, Health Updates|0 Comments

Why Urgent Care? Extended Walk-in Hours

Whither you’re a working professional, a parent, or a college student, it is important to visit for all your urgent care needs. Unfortunately, with time being so limited it’s hard to fit in the time for medical care. It is important if you have a minor condition to visit our walk-in center as soon […]

By |October 16th, 2014|Blog, Health Updates|0 Comments

Saving Money: Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

In 2012 alone, the CDC reported that nearly 136 million patients were admitted into the Emergency Room. With 60-80% of those visits considered to be non-life threatening, could have provided the same medical care in significantly less time.

Urgent Care is an excellent, cost effective alternative to the Emergency Room for nearly 1/5 the […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Blog, Health Updates|0 Comments

Drive Through Flu Clinic: Saturday October 11

Drive-thru Flu Shot Clinic
When: Saturday, October 11th from 8am – 12pm
Where: Lions Way in Rogers Park at the end of Main St.
Flu shots are free of charge with Medicare & Medicaid plans. If you have one of these insurance plans, don’t forget your insurance card! Flu shots are $20 without those insurance cards.

Don’t let the Flu get […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Medical Minute Alert, Medical Minutes|0 Comments

5 Reasons Urgent Care is Your Best Bet

Despite our best efforts to maintain a healthy diet, exercise regularly, wash our hands and steer clear of germs, we’ve all experienced the inevitable sick day. You know what we mean. You may not be sure of the cause, but you just don’t feel so hot. Runny noses, upset stomachs, skin rashes, cuts and scrapes […]

By |August 28th, 2014|Blog, Health Updates|0 Comments
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