Ticks are not getting the memo, nor are they staying 6 feet away from us. As we try to social distance from people while going for run, hike or walk, let’s not forget about yet another threat, the dangers of ticks. This year we are learning that deer ticks, which carry Lyme disease, are predicted […]
Q: What is the difference between the COVID 19 swab test and the antibody serology testing?
A: The COVID-19 Swab test (PCR) molecular diagnostic virus screening that detects the presence of Coronavirus in the nasal and throat area. It is administered by obtaining a sample from a nasopharynx or oropharynx or nasal cavity with a swab […]
COVID-19 isn’t an STD, but it’s another thing to worry about as the number of cases continue to rise in the United States. As some of you may be going crazy in isolation trying to send “Hey are you up ;)?” texts at 2 am, there’s a good chance you’re putting at least one person […]
At AFC Urgent Care Danbury, we understand your concerns and apprehensions regarding the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Please know that the health, safety and well-being of our patients and staff remain our absolute top priority. This is a responsibility each and every one of us take very seriously. As we continue to carefully monitor the situation […]
We love springtime as much as the next person, but unfortunately many folks in the northeast are facing yet another blow from the otherwise beautiful weather: a sudden explosion of pollen is here, and along with it a particularly nasty spring allergy season. Not to be the bearer of bad news, but we can already […]
AFC Urgent Care is very closely monitoring the evolving changes of the COVID-19 crisis, and we assure you that as more information is being released about the outbreak we will keep you informed.
This page continues to be updated as more information becomes available. We recognize you may be feeling concerned and frightened by the overwhelming […]
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 […]
Have you ever gotten sick from eating something bad? Chances are you may have encountered the norovirus. Often called the “stomach flu” or “stomach bug”, norovirus is the leading cause of foodborne illnesses in the United States. Norovirus is most common in the winter months, so let’s use preventative measures to prepare for a norovirus […]
Christmas is just around the corner and it’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? – until your Christmas tree ends up making you sick. More than one-third of American households will put up a Christmas tree during the holiday season, and if you find yourself sneezing with a runny nose and itchy eyes […]
Tis the season to be jolly!
The holidays are around the corner and many of us are running around buying gifts and celebrating with loved ones. Although it is supposed to be a joyous time of year it can also be a hectic one. Planning can often cause a lot of stress and finding joy in […]