Katherine Pilgrim

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Flu Shots for Adults Could Help Protect Seniors

We’re deep into the flu season and there have already been 7 reported deaths from the flu in Connecticut.

AFC Danbury wants you to think of everyone around you who you come in contact with, especially the elderly who have weaker immune systems. A flu shot will always be the best safeguard for protecting those with […]

By |January 25th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Flu Shots for Adults Could Help Protect Seniors

Vaccines for Overseas Summer Vacations

Heading out of the country this summer? It’s a good idea to check with a medical professional to see if you need any travel vaccines or medicines before you leave. Give yourself plenty of time, since it can take as many as 4-6 weeks for some meds to take full effect, and some vaccines may […]

By |June 26th, 2019|Blog, Medical Minutes, What We Treat|Comments Off on Vaccines for Overseas Summer Vacations

Lyme Disease in 2019: The Dangers of Deer Ticks

This year we are learning that Lyme Disease carrying deer ticks are predicted to be out in abundance, and in turn could account for one of the worst tick seasons on record. The good news is this: most tick bites don’t expose people to Lyme Disease, but deer ticks (link opens in new tab) (also […]

By |May 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, Health Updates|Comments Off on Lyme Disease in 2019: The Dangers of Deer Ticks

What To Do If Your Child Has The Flu

At this time of year it’s very likely that your child could pick up a cold, or the flu from school or other group activities. But sometimes, a cold or flu can linger, turning into something far more harmful. We know it can be scary, so we’ve put together a guide of what to do […]

By |January 24th, 2019|Blog, Health News, What We Treat|Comments Off on What To Do If Your Child Has The Flu

Allergy-Safe Halloween Trick or Treating Explained

For most kids, Halloween is a time for costumes, parties, trick or treating, and candy eating. Halloween candy is exciting for every child, but facing restrictions of a gluten-free diet while Trick-or-Treating can be challenging and disappointing for children. And for those with food allergies, it can be just plain old scary, so here is allergy-safe Halloween Trick […]

By |October 29th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Allergy-Safe Halloween Trick or Treating Explained

Protect Your Child This Halloween

Remember when the only challenge you had at Halloween was which superhero your child wanted to be? It’s a whole new world out there these days with everything from poison candy concerns to unknown neighbors. What’s a trick-or-treater to do when all he or she wants is to come home with a bag full of […]

By |October 26th, 2018|Blog, Health Updates|Comments Off on Protect Your Child This Halloween

Do I Have an STI or an STD?

It is pretty much general knowledge that STD stands for Sexually Transmitted Disease, but what of this new term STI that we are seeing  so frequently? There’s a lot of confusion between these two terms, so Urgent Care Danbury is here to set the record straight once and for all. In honor of National STD and […]

By |April 17th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Do I Have an STI or an STD?

8 Signs You’re Having a Heart Attack

At Urgent Care Danbury we are giving you the 8 Signs that you may be having a heart attack. Heart disease can be controlled, even in those with genetic risk factors. There are always things you can be doing, especially if you are at risk for heart disease to help prevent heart disease or a […]

By |March 7th, 2018|Blog, Health News, Health Updates|Comments Off on 8 Signs You’re Having a Heart Attack

Bomb Cyclone Can Lead to Hypothermia and Frostbite

After an unseasonably warm start on the East Coast, winter is finally letting us feel its chill. The media is calling this a historic Bomb Cyclone that is affecting the entire East Coast, and we are currently at more risk than ever when it comes to winter health hazards. Hypothermia, heart attacks and frostbite are […]

By |January 4th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Bomb Cyclone Can Lead to Hypothermia and Frostbite
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