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The Importance of an Annual Flu Shot

The flu vaccination is the easiest and most effective way to prevent the flu from occurring. With a flu vaccination, you make yourself 60% less likely to contract the virus. If you do contract the flu after you are administered the vaccine, your symptoms are usually less intense and shorter as your body has anti-bodies […]

By |September 10th, 2014|In the News|0 Comments

Urgent Care Awareness Month

Every May, the Urgent Care Association of America celebrates the contributions that urgent care centers have brought to their communities.  Urgent Care Awareness Month highlights the many benefits of urgent care services in contrast to emergency rooms and doctors’ offices.  Urgent care centers like AFC Urgent Care Stamford bridge the gap between expensive emergency rooms and […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Urgent Care Awareness Month

Safety Measures Construction Workers Must Take

Construction work is easily one of the most dangerous fields.  Working at various heights, using mobile equipment, and exposure to dust and chemicals means that construction workers must be fully aware of what precautions to take while working in hazardous conditions.

Here are four safety measures construction workers should take:

Know the Dangers on the Job Site: Employers […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Safety Measures Construction Workers Must Take

5 Work Safety Tips Every Employee Should Follow

Creating a safe work environment is based on how well everyone in your organization communicates and adheres to safety policies.

By instilling a workplace safety policy, your company will reap the benefits of having a consistent flow of productivity, less cases of absenteeism, lower turnover rate, and a decrease in workers’ compensation claims.

There are actionable measures […]

By |April 14th, 2017|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Work Safety Tips Every Employee Should Follow

AFC Urgent Care Administers Immigration Physicals

The path to citizenship is a time-consuming process for individuals looking to become citizens due to the amount of paperwork they have to fill out, fulfilling the requirements to become a citizen, and the time it takes to get approved.

One of the main requirements immigrants must undergo is having an immigration physical administered.

Immigration physicals are for […]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on AFC Urgent Care Administers Immigration Physicals

5 Ways To Avoid Sports Injury

Spring is officially here, which also means that it’s time for spring sports.  Athletes are ready to dust off the gloves, cleats, and helmets and get outside!

But before you hand your student athlete a lacrosse stick or a baseball bat, you should make sure that they’re aware of any health risks they may face.

Unfortunately, accidents […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Ways To Avoid Sports Injury

Allergy Season Begins

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and birds are chirping. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, “Ah, spring,” might soon turn into “Ah-choo, spring!” Seasonal allergies, sometimes called hay fever, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor plants release their spores. Trees, grasses and weeds […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Allergy Season Begins

Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

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

If You’re Sick, Postpone

It may put a damper on your plans, […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

Signs Your Child Has the Flu

Coughing, sore throat and fever, oh my! Your child is definitely sick, but with what? The cold and flu viruses can often be tricky for parents to tell apart because many of the symptoms are the same, but there are several signs that your child has more than just a cold. Here’s what to look […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Signs Your Child Has the Flu

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. This year, why not break from that […]

By |January 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New Year, New Health Goals

What to Do if You’re Sick With the Flu

Fever, chills and body aches? Could you have the flu? October through March is when most cases of the flu occur, or, when flu season happens every year. With flu season tending to peak anytime from December to January each year, your odds of getting the flu are higher during these months. If you have […]

By |December 21st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What to Do if You’re Sick With the Flu
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