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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

Why Your Child Needs a Sports Physical

The school season is right around the corner, which means it’s also time for fall sports!

Whether your child is signed up to play football, soccer, or track and field, you need to make sure they are healthy before they hit the field, court or track.

A sports physical, also known as a pre-participation physical, is a […]

By |July 16th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Your Child Needs a Sports Physical

Tick Bite Prevention

This is the time of year when many of us begin spending more time outside. While it’s always fun to get out and enjoy the weather, your summer fun could be interrupted by an unwanted visitor. Ticks manage to find their way onto many people each year and spread things like Lyme disease, tick fever, […]

By |June 12th, 2019|Blog, Health News, In the News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Tick Bite Prevention

The Invisible Risks of Vaping

Vaping is a popular new way to consume nicotine. Originally, vaping and e-cigarettes were marketed as a safe alternative to traditional smoking. This new technology has become especially popular in groups of teens and young adults. The ability to use a vape indoors and the convenience of enjoying a variety of flavors draws in potential […]

By |June 12th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Invisible Risks of Vaping

Preventing Skin Cancer

Skin cells have the potential to become malignant and can lead to the development of cancer. In the U.S, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, with basal cell carcinoma (BCC) as the most common type of skin cancer and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) as the second most common type. Melanoma is the […]

By |May 11th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Preventing Skin Cancer
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