4 Trends That Show Urgent Care Is Increasing In Popularity

Deciding to visit an urgent care instead of a hospital? You’re not alone.
3rd November 2017

5 Foods That Help You Fight The Flu

Although it's strongly recommended for preventing the flu, getting a vaccine is not the only way to protect yourself from the flu. What you eat every day can also keep you from getting sick. Next time your headed to the store, add these 5 Flu Fighting Foods to your grocery lists to help fight the flu this year.

20th October 2017

3 Tips To Avoid Back-to-School Bugs This Fall

Keeping kids healthy at the start of a new school year can be a daunting task. They're playing, making new friends, and coming into close contact with a large number of people on a daily basis.

11th October 2017

Why Your Child Needs A Sports Physical

The reasons why physicals are required for young athletes
3rd October 2017

What Is The Flu Vaccine? Your Questions Answered

Flu season has officially begun, and if you haven’t gotten your vaccine, you’re putting yourself and others at risk of getting very sick. However, we understand you might have some questions about the flu vaccine: What exactly is in it, and how does it work?

13th September 2017

How To Tell If Your Child Has A Concussion

Signs & Symptoms To Help Determine Severity Of Injury

With an increase in media coverage surrounding concussions and traumatic brain injuries, safety guidelines are often getting updated to help protect child athletes.

6th September 2017

Safety Tips For Grilling From AFC

Even though summer is slowly coming to an end, grilling will continue to be a popular way to cook for many weeks to come. Grilling is a great way to prepare food while enjoying the outdoors…but it is not without risk. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in 2014 alone, over 16,000 people visited the emergency room for injuries sustained while grilling.

1st September 2017

Celebrate National Immunization Awareness Month With AFC

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and AFC Urgent Care encourages you to stop in to ensure you and your family are up-to-date on your vaccinations. As the best defense against many serious, and sometimes deadly, diseases, it is recommended that people stay current with vaccines.

17th August 2017

Learn The Symptoms Of Heat-Related Illnesses

It doesn't take much to overheat your body when it's hot out. Even if you dress appropriately, hydrate regularly and avoid peak sun hours, you still might find yourself suffering from heat-related illnesses.

1st August 2017

Why Urgent Care Clinics Are So Busy In The Summer

Summer is a busy time for urgent care centers. Knowing what some of the most common summer injuries are can help you avoid them.
21st July 2017