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November Health Tips

November is a good month as any to prioritize your health, but with the cold and holiday season getting ready to ramp up, it’s important to fortify yourself against attacks that your body may face from bacterial and viral invaders. Your health should come first, and with an interest and some know-how, you can improve […]

By |November 29th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on November Health Tips

Why Do Patients Visit AFC Urgent Care During the Holidays?

The holidays are usually filled with happiness and positive memories. Families gather together to reunite, enjoy delicious meals, make new and lasting memories, and relax. However, this is also the time that urgent cares tend to see an uptick in patients.

With the holidays, life can become more hectic, and the weather change typically brings less than ideal […]

By |November 15th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Do Patients Visit AFC Urgent Care During the Holidays?

Are Ear Infections Bacterial or Viral?

Ear infections are common ailments in many children and some adults. While it is ideal to prevent ear infections from occurring, you must first know what causes them. Should you find yourself unable to prevent infection completely, the best steps for treatment can be beneficial to your recovery. Bacterial and viral ear infections are both […]

By |October 25th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Are Ear Infections Bacterial or Viral?

Halloween Safety Tips for Adults

When Halloween comes around at the end of October, many adults are focused on keeping their children safe. However, there is a lot more to Halloween safety than ensuring your child returns home safe at the end of the evening. Suppose you are a homeowner passing out candy, playing a supervisory role while trick-or-treating, or […]

By |October 11th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Halloween Safety Tips for Adults

What are Seasonal Injury Risks?

With changing seasons come new activities, sports, and chores – and many potentially related injuries. Winter can be a challenging season for injury risk. Luckily, knowing what the risks are can help you avoid them and prevent injury. Here’s what you need to know about seasonal injury risks and how to stay safe this winter.

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By |September 9th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What are Seasonal Injury Risks?

How to Encourage Healthy Eating in Children

It seems like everywhere you look, another junk food or sugary snack is being advertised to children. Kids love these flavorful snacks, so how can parents encourage healthy eating instead? If you’ve got a child, you know just how difficult meal- and snack-times can be as you try to find healthy foods for sometimes picky […]

By |September 9th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Encourage Healthy Eating in Children

Can I get tested for the Delta Variant?

The Delta variant is more contagious and more deadly than other strains of COVID. People all over the country are contracting the variant despite their vaccination status. If you are experiencing symptoms and then test positive, there is a strong likelihood that you have the Delta variant. Visit AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale for COVID-19 testing today, and […]

By |August 24th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Can I get tested for the Delta Variant?

Reasons to Get your Flu Shot During COVID

Receiving your annual flu shot is important no matter what. Not only will it help keep you healthy, but it can keep others safe around you. A flu show is even more crucial, with COVID-19 and the Delta variant at the top of everyone’s minds. Patients should also receive their COVID vaccine to help keep […]

By |August 18th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Reasons to Get your Flu Shot During COVID

Prevent Food Poisoning this Summer

When you think of summer, you may also think of outdoor picnics or barbecues with family and friends on warm weekends. Growing up, you never really think of the harmful effects that can come with food safety. This summer, make food safety your priority when it comes to all of these gatherings. Keep your friends […]

By |July 27th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Prevent Food Poisoning this Summer

Am I Allergic to Bee Stings?

A bee sting can be unpleasant, and in many instances, the sting will leave you with pain and swelling at the site that goes away in a few hours. For others, a bee sting triggers an allergic reaction that can be serious or, worse, life-threatening. If you’ve never been stung by a bee before, you […]

By |July 15th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Am I Allergic to Bee Stings?