News & Updates

How to Social Distance From a Deer Tick During COVID-19

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 […]

By |May 19th, 2020|Blog, Health Updates, What We Treat|Comments Off on How to Social Distance From a Deer Tick During COVID-19

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Antibody Testing: Frequently Asked Questions And Answers

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 […]

By |May 18th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Antibody Testing: Frequently Asked Questions And Answers

How To Have Safer Sex during COVID-19

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 […]

By |April 22nd, 2020|Blog, Health Updates, What We Treat|Comments Off on How To Have Safer Sex during COVID-19

Pre Screening at Our AFC Urgent Care Centers

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 […]

By |March 30th, 2020|Blog, Health Updates, News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pre Screening at Our AFC Urgent Care Centers

Know the Difference Between Spring Allergies, Covid-19 and the Flu

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 […]

By |March 16th, 2020|Blog, Health News, Health Updates|Comments Off on Know the Difference Between Spring Allergies, Covid-19 and the Flu

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Frequently Asked Questions And Answers

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 […]

By |March 4th, 2020|Blog, Health News, Health Updates|Comments Off on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Frequently Asked Questions And Answers

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

4 Norovirus treatment and prevention tips

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 […]

By |January 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates, What We Treat|Comments Off on 4 Norovirus treatment and prevention tips

Christmas Tree Syndrome: Is Your Tree Making You Sick?

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 […]

By |December 17th, 2019|Blog, Medical Minutes|Comments Off on Christmas Tree Syndrome: Is Your Tree Making You Sick?

3 Reasons Why You’re Tired Around the Holidays

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 […]

By |December 12th, 2019|Blog, Health Updates, Uncategorized, What We Treat|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why You’re Tired Around the Holidays
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