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Can I get sports injury treatment at an urgent care center?

Whatever the kind of sport and at whatever level it is being played, injuries are quite common. Many professional athletes and those who play for fun have to deal with injuries at one point or another. The most important thing, however, is to deal with it as soon as possible. So, to answer the question, […]

By |April 23rd, 2021|News & Updates|Comments Off on Can I get sports injury treatment at an urgent care center?

How do Urgent Care Centers Treat my Headache?

A typical headache is usually manageable at home without the need to go to a medical facility. Some require home remedies, while others resolve with the help of over the counter medication. However, there is a huge difference between a migraine and a normal headache. The main differing feature is the intensity of the pain. […]

By |January 21st, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How do Urgent Care Centers Treat my Headache?

COVID-19 in Children

COVID-19 has become something that people are learning to adapt to in their daily routines. While there’s still a lot for health experts to learn about the virus, one of the most pressing questions people have is how COVID-19 affects children in comparison to how it affects adults. Of course, there’s no vaccine available to […]

By |October 23rd, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on COVID-19 in Children

What Do I Need to Do to Prepare for A Potential Second Wave of COVID-19?

The coronavirus first emerged in late December of 2019. Ever since then, our world and our everyday life has been drastically different. The state of Connecticut has been experiencing shelter-in-place orders since March 2020. Each state in the country began to reopen in the spring and summer with different timelines, guidelines, and regulations.  After things […]

By |September 30th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Do I Need to Do to Prepare for A Potential Second Wave of COVID-19?

How Should I Prepare for Flu Season During COVID-19?

Preparing for the flu season during COVID-19 may leave you with a few puzzling questions. However, don’t let your worries get in the way of you taking preventative measures to prevent catching the flu. The flu and COVID-19 are two different infections, and while they share similar symptoms, they should not be treated as one […]

By |August 25th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on How Should I Prepare for Flu Season During COVID-19?

Who Should Get COVID-19 Antibody Testing? 

Getting tested for COVID-19 is something that most people have at least considered at one point or another, but have you considered antibody testing? Antibody testing is a newer type of COVID-19 test that not only provides helpful information to you, but to those working on a vaccine too! COVID-19 antibody testing isn’t recommended for […]

By |July 20th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Who Should Get COVID-19 Antibody Testing? 

Frequently Asked Questions About Coronavirus

For more information about the novel coronavirus and how it is affecting your area, please call:

AFC Urgent Care Stamford: 203-969-2000

Connecticut Department of Health: 860-509-7994

Western Connecticut Health Network: 888-667-9262
What is COVID-19? 
COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that is quickly spreading worldwide, with over 24,000 confirmed cases in Connecticut as of April 27th, 2020. A coronavirus is an upper […]

By |April 28th, 2020|Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions About Coronavirus

5 Men’s Health Tips for a Healthier You

Staying healthy is a task that never ends. You have to be able to listen to your body, follow modern medicine, and adapt to find what works for you. These five men’s health tips are easy to follow, and such simple changes may have a much more significant impact than you realize!

1. Wait and Think […]

By |September 24th, 2019|Blog, Health News, In the News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Men’s Health Tips for a Healthier You

Back to School Tips for Parents

Back to school time is officially here and although parents may be relieved to get a little more time to themselves, they’re also filled with plenty of worries and questions. Back to school is a stressful time, but luckily, we’re here to help! Check out this easy-to-use back to school tips for any parent who […]

By |September 24th, 2019|Blog, Health News, In the News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Back to School Tips for Parents

5 Gluten Myths Debunked

While there is a lot of talk about the ‘universal health benefits’ of going gluten-free, there are many aspects of the lifestyle that most people are still unsure or unaware of. We believe that there is some truth out there, but that it is also important to clear the air on some of the bigger […]

By |August 12th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Gluten Myths Debunked
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