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The Most Common Viral Infections and Where to Get Treatment

The holidays are here which means plenty of time spent enjoying family festivities, but it also means the peak virus season. Viruses spread the quickest during the fall and early winter, which is why this is commonly referred to as cold and flu season. It’s important to stay informed and know what viruses are out […]

By |November 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The Most Common Viral Infections and Where to Get Treatment

Vaccinations That My Child May Need

Children have weak immune systems, especially very young children. The best way to help protect them as their immune systems grow stronger is to get them vaccinated following the CDC’s recommended vaccination schedule. If you’ve lost track of what vaccines your child has or needs it may seem a little overwhelming, but we’re here to […]

By |November 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Vaccinations That My Child May Need

Why Does a Walk-In Clinic Make Sense for Patients During Fall Season?

Fall is a wonderful time of year, but it’s also a time when a high number of people are in need of medical care. From a simple flu shot to treating a major sports injury, the medical community sees higher rates during the fall than any other time of the year. If you’re trying to […]

By |October 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Why Does a Walk-In Clinic Make Sense for Patients During Fall Season?

Why an Urgent Care Center is Your Best Friend During the Fall

It might sound weird to think of an urgent care as being your best friend, but during the fall season it really is! As fun as fall may be with holidays, sports, and family time, it comes with a specific set of risks too. These are just a few of the most common reasons why […]

By |October 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Why an Urgent Care Center is Your Best Friend During the Fall

Most common places where the flu virus spreads this flu season

The influenza virus can cause flu-related illnesses and other health consequences for millions of people annually. Vaccinations and seasonal flu shots at AFC Urgent Care Fairfield offer seasonal flu shots that protect you and your family!

A big part of preventing the flu virus is knowing how, and where, the flu virus is likely to spread. […]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Most common places where the flu virus spreads this flu season

Signs and Symptoms of the Flu To Watch for This Flu Season!

The flu season is pretty much kicking off at this moment.  As more people stay close together indoors during gatherings, work, and school the flu has a greater chance of spreading from person to person.

The best way to protect against the flu virus is with an updated flu vaccine known as a “flu shot.” Flu […]

By |September 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Signs and Symptoms of the Flu To Watch for This Flu Season!

When is the Best Time to Get a Flu Shot?

Patients across the U.S understand that the influenza virus, or the “flu,” is one of the most viral and infectious diseases around. Additionally, patients know that getting a flu shot is the only way to stay healthy and avoid the irritating symptoms that comes with the virus.

Over 40 million people each get sick with the […]

By |August 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on When is the Best Time to Get a Flu Shot?

Is the Flu Shot Safe for My Child?

Flu season is fast approaching as the summer turns to fall,  which means patients will want to get their flu shot ASAP from an urgent care center. However, there is still a significant number of patients and parents that are apprehensive about getting the flu shot. Any myths or rumors that you may have seen […]

By |August 21st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Is the Flu Shot Safe for My Child?

Weight Loss Techniques to Improve Health, Wellness

Losing weight can be accomplished through various means. Crash diets and starving yourself may offer quick weight loss, but anyone who’s done it knows that the weight will quickly return. Your weight loss should be focused on improving your overall health if you want to see results that last and start feeling better along the […]

By |July 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Weight Loss Techniques to Improve Health, Wellness

How to Safely Prepare for a Camping Trip

Camping is a wonderful way to make the most of your summer. You get the chance to unplug, unwind, and reconnect with the beautiful world around us. Camping should be a relaxing and fun experience, but for an unfortunate few each year, it leads to unsafe conditions. Illness and injury are a surefire way to […]

By |July 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Safely Prepare for a Camping Trip
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