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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The measles is something that many people think they don’t have to fear anymore, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. In 2019 so far, we’ve seen more cases of the measles than we’ve seen since the disease was considered to be eliminated in 2000. We decided to dig a little deeper to find […]