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FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETS AND ACTIVE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ON VETERANS DAY AT AMERICAN FAMILY CARE (AFC)

****MEDIA ADVISORY****
FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETS AND ACTIVE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ON VETERANS DAY AT AMERICAN FAMILY CARE (AFC)
-New Britain, West Hartford, Danbury, Torrington & Vernon Locations
Protecting Heroes on Nov. 11-
WHO?: Dr. Iftikhar Ali, Medical Director of AFC

WHAT?: Is offering free flu shots to active and retired members of the military on Veterans […]

By |November 7th, 2019|News & Updates, Press Releases, What We Treat|Comments Off on FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETS AND ACTIVE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ON VETERANS DAY AT AMERICAN FAMILY CARE (AFC)

Swimmer’s Ear In 2019: What You Should Know

It’s midway through the summer and many of us have had our fair share of trips to the beach or pool. As summer progresses, here’s a guide on what you should know about swimmer’s ear: symptoms, treatment and prevention. 
First of all, what is swimmer’s ear?
Swimmers ear is a bacterial infection in the outer ear that […]

By |August 7th, 2019|Blog, Health Updates, News & Updates, What We Treat|Comments Off on Swimmer’s Ear In 2019: What You Should Know

Top 5 Measles Questions Answered

Recent measles outbreaks in the U.S. have everyone worried,  for a good reason. The virus can lead to deadly complications, but as of yet, no measles deaths have yet been reported in this latest outbreak, here in the U.S.Although the disease was eliminated from the country in 2000, meaning the virus was no longer continually […]

By |April 30th, 2019|Blog, Health News, Health Updates, News & Updates|Comments Off on Top 5 Measles Questions Answered

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

What is the Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine?

You’ve probably been getting a flu shot since you were a wee child– 6 months old to be exact. That’s the age the CDC recommends children begin getting the annual vaccine. Not much has changed about the vaccine you’ve been getting for ages until the development of a quadrivalent version in 2012. AFC is here to […]

By |November 26th, 2017|Blog, Medical Minutes, News & Updates|Comments Off on What is the Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine?

Flu or a Cold? How to Know

October brings many things, from colorful leaves to cooler weather, however, it’s also the start of flu season. Seems early, doesn’t it?  Fear not, as the flu, if dealt with early on, is preventable, which is why we need to talk about the flu now. Sometimes, however it can be hard to know if what you have is the flu or […]

By |October 14th, 2017|Blog, Medical Minutes, News & Updates|Comments Off on Flu or a Cold? How to Know

4 AFC Connecticut Urgent Care Centers Earn UCAOA Urgent Care Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
FOUR AFC URGENT CARE CENTERS IN CONNECTICUT EARN PRESTIGIOUS URGENT CARE CERTIFICATION
-Owners Tom Kelly and Ron Krippner Committed to Outstanding Patient Care and Service –

(DANBURY, WEST HARTFORD, NEW BRITAIN, CT)  JANUARY 11, 2016 – American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care and occupational medicine, announced today that four centers in Connecticut […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Health News, News & Updates, Press Releases|Comments Off on 4 AFC Connecticut Urgent Care Centers Earn UCAOA Urgent Care Certification

AFC Fall Foliage Photo Contest

 

Calling all Greater Danbury area selfie takers, amateur photographers and “peepers”! We have officially entered “peak week”-the most beautiful time to live in Connecticut, and we are proud of it.  This year we’ve decided to celebrate and here at AFC Urgent Care Danbury we want to see the best of what you see and share it with […]

By |October 16th, 2016|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on AFC Fall Foliage Photo Contest
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