COVID-19 has changed the way people do almost everything in their daily lives. While some of those changes have been frustrating to deal with, others are providing important services to those in need easier than ever before. Telemedicine has become the norm during the pandemic, but the benefits expand far beyond slowing the spread of […]
Before 2020, parents never would have questioned the safety of taking their kid to a park, but COVID-19 has left people with more questions and uncertainty than ever. After months of quarantine and adjusting to the new normal way of life, families are (understandably) starting to go a little stir crazy. Visiting a park is […]
The start of the school year also means the start of the fall sports season. Back to school means it’s back to sports.
Being involved in sports is a great way to learn social and disciplinary skills, but also leaves you at risk to injury during play.
Sports injuries are usually due to overuse, direct impact, […]
AFC Urgent Care Bridgeport and Fairfield Receive National Recognition
Out of 160 Centers, AFC Corporate Honors the Bridgeport and Fairfield Sites With Two Distinguished Awards
(Fairfield, Conn. – May 11, 2016) – Dr. Steven Heffer, owner and medical director of AFC Urgent Care in Bridgeport, CT and Fairfield, CT, received national recognition during American Family Care’s National Conference […]
The influenza virus is a seasonal epidemic that typically hits the United States around October and can last until May. Even though this is a yearly occurrence, there are still some misconceptions about the flu and what people should do to protect themselves. To keep our readers informed, we are doing a two-part series on […]
After an unseasonably warm start to our season, winter is finally letting us feel its chill. It might seem like yesterday that high temperatures were breaking records all over the place, so it can be easy to disregard the recent cold. Winter weather can present a lot of hazards, so it’s important to be aware […]
Every January, you see the determined, motivated faces of people all around you working to improve themselves in the New Year. Inevitably, by March or even sooner, the vast majority of those have found themselves off-track or completely given up on their goals. It’s not a lack of desire for these changes or even a […]
As we wait for snow to arrive this season it is also time to gear up for all the excitement that comes with winter sports. These outdoor sports include sled riding, skiing, hockey, ice-skating, tobogganing, and snowboarding. Millions of people flock to the ski slopes and skating rinks every year.
Dr. Kelly Powers, a podiatrist at […]
January 1st marks the beginning of a new year. This year instead of making resolutions that we may have tried in the past, let’s try setting new, realistic ones that will last all of 2017. You will be in it for the long haul this time so set yourself up with determination for a happier […]
AFC Urgent Care in Bridgeport Ends the Year on a Positive Note
Recipient of the 2015 Bridgeport IMPACT Awardee for Health Care
(Bridgeport, Conn. – December 18, 2015) – On Wednesday evening, December 16th the AFC Urgent Care in Bridgeport was awarded the Regional IMPACT Award for Health Care from the Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC).