Summer might be fun, and spring is lovely, but some people believe the best season is fall. The changing of the leaves, the brisk winds and outdoor festive activities bring everyone closer. Over a third of Americans list fall as their favorite season, blowing all of the other seasons out of the water. However, fall […]
The summer is a three-month-long outdoor adventure, where many children celebrate the warm weather and free time by riding bikes, hiking and playing sports. As soon as the school year begins, it can become harder for families to carve out the time to be active and stay healthy. According to the Centers for Disease Control […]
September is Healthy Aging Month, and AFC Urgent Care is dedicated to helping our patients maintain healthy and happy lives as they age. As you age, your healthcare needs become more unique. Situations might arise that are scarier as a senior adult than they would have been if you were 20 years younger. At AFC […]
When your child returns to school, it can often mean a renewed exposure to germs and unexpected injuries. Here is AFC Urgent Care’s back-to-school health kit: a complete list of the portable tools and items that can make the school day much healthier, without much effort on your part. This health kit can fit in […]
With the new school year slowly creeping up on us, it’s time to start thinking about physicals for the Fall season! Scheduling an annual physical is important for a child’s health, especially since their bodies are constantly developing.
School physicals allow parents, teachers and doctors to monitor a child’s growth and health. In addition, school physicals […]
Summertime is the best time for grilling outdoors with family and friends. But while you’re grilling and chilling, here at AFC Urgent Care want to make sure you are staying safe, as well. So take some time to remember these tips for your next summer barbecue, and you’ll be more prepared to keep you and […]
Are you planning a fun family trip this summer? Here are some helpful tips to keep your trip and health at its best:
Be prepared: It’s always fun to explore a new city or beach resort, but it doesn’t hurt to be familiar with the vacation destination. Researching the locale for restaurants, health centers, and more can […]
Summer is prime time for beach action but there are some risks you might not know about lurking in the depths of the ocean. It is important to remember to practice safe beach behaviors any time you’re at the coast. Read on for tips to help you stay safe while having fun in the sun.
This summer, AFC Urgent Care wants you to watch out for these poisonous plants, and know what to do if you come into contact with them!
When it comes to poisonous plants, the three that stand out are poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. All three plants cause rashes with a chemical known as urushiol. […]
Gorgeous spring and summer weather means it’s time for the whole family to head outside! Unfortunately your family members are not the only ones wanting to enjoy the warmer weather — this time of year is when all kinds of bugs like to come out in full force. While we love seeing all the pretty […]