Seasonal Tips | AFC Urgent Care | Portland

Could My Sore Throat Be Strep Throat?

We grow up learning that sharing is caring. However, when it comes to germs, that is one thing you need to keep to yourself, especially when it comes to strep throat.

20th December 2019

How Can I Get Rid of This Cough?

A cough can come on for a number of reasons. Whether signaling irritation or chronic bronchitis, a cough can be your body's way of getting rid of an irritant or infection.

9th December 2019

Can Cold Weather Cause a Cold?

 Old man winter might be moving into town, but that doesn't mean you necessarily will be stuck at home with a cold because of it.

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland wants you to know what can bring about the common cold, as well as ways to treat the cold virus as quickly as possible so that you can enjoy your holiday with family!

30th November 2019

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

February is American Heart Month. Do You Have a Healthy Heart?

February is American Heart Month, which strives to educate Americans about the dangers of heart disease and the steps that you can take to minimize its risk. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, as about one-out-of-four deaths can be attributed to heart disease each year. 

22nd February 2017

This Valentine's Day, Share The Love, Not The Germs

This Valentine’s Day, show your loved one you care by sharing your love, not your germs. Date nights are no fun if you both end up getting sick, so here are some tips for keeping you (and your date) healthy this Valentine’s Day.

14th February 2017

New Year, New Health Goals

At the start of every new year, we all make resolutions to improve our health and our daily lives. But often, in the hustle and bustle of the new year, we end up forgetting or neglecting our resolutions, and which makes our goals that much harder to accomplish.

13th January 2017

Winter Illness Guide

Winter's approaching, and with the cold weather, winter's bringing a host of illnesses with it. Each week, you probably notice more and more people around you sneezing and coughing. Common winter illnesses include influenza, bronchitis, the common cold, strep throat and pneumonia.

3rd November 2016

The Healthiest (and Least Healthy) Halloween Candy

Here at AFC Urgent Care Portland, we don't want to spoil the fun this Halloween, however, as a medical center, it is our job to let our patients know what is, and what isn't good for their health. While candy isn't necessarily healthy, there are certain brands of candy that are less unhealthy than others.

17th October 2016

Fall Into Health With AFC Urgent Care Portland

Summer might be fun, and spring is lovely, but the best season has got to be fall.

20th September 2016