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Educating an Antivaxxer

Many parents have different opinions of what they think is best for their child, but what if that opinion includes skipping out on routine vaccinations? Other parents and healthcare professionals alike are often appalled by this dangerous choice, but it’s time to take a step back from your hard-headed beliefs. Before arguing with an antivaxxer […]

By |January 29th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Educating an Antivaxxer

FDA Inspections During the Government Shutdown – Is Your Safety at Risk?

The recent government shutdown has officially become the longest in history, with no end in sight. Furloughed workers, unfilled government positions, and the lack of progress have gotten the attention of the general public as the shutdown continues. This shutdown is due to President Donald Trump requesting 5.7 billion in funding for the border wall […]

By |January 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on FDA Inspections During the Government Shutdown – Is Your Safety at Risk?

“Winter is Coming!” Here is a Healthy Seasonal Checklist for the Winter:

You may have heard the catchphrase at the title of this post from the popular TV show Game of Thrones, or from friends who never stop talking about it, but winter in real-life is very much around the corner.

And just like the heroes of Westeros, winter poses additional health and injury risks as the […]

By |December 17th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on “Winter is Coming!” Here is a Healthy Seasonal Checklist for the Winter:

When should you use Urgent Care over the Emergency Room?

Did you know that the average wait time at an emergency room in New Jersey is roughly a half hour? Furthermore, a ProPublica tracker found that an emergency room wait to treat a broken bone can last just under two hours?

Emergency rooms and related facilities provide critical and life-saving treatments. But patients can experience […]

By |December 17th, 2018|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on When should you use Urgent Care over the Emergency Room?

5 Health Tips for November

November is the beginning of cold and flu season which leaves many people wondering if and when they’ll get hit with an illness. Instead of waiting around to get sick, why don’t you take some steps to avoid it?
Increase Vitamin D Intake
Now is the perfect time to start making some healthy lifestyle changes! Lowering your […]

By |November 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Health Tips for November

Fall Allergies

Trips to the pumpkin patch, falling leaves, and Thanksgiving feasts aren’t the only thing on many people’s mind this fall season. For allergy sufferers, they’re probably trying to figure out how to cope with their runny nose and itchy eyes all season long! Mold and ragweed pollen are some of the worst allergens in the […]

By |November 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Fall Allergies

The flu is still here to come after you!

Monster & Ghouls aren’t the only things that you have to be afraid of this October! Most people start to forget that flu season is from the begging of September to the end of December!  Yes, that’s right, the flu is still here & at large! Of course, some of you reading this may think “I […]

By |October 12th, 2018|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on The flu is still here to come after you!

Be careful carving your pumpkin!

Afc Urgent Care Hillsdale would like to wish everyone a happy Halloween & as an urgent care center, we wish everyone stays safe as well. One of the staples of Halloween is carving pumpkins! Carving pumpkins is something the whole family should enjoy to really get into the spooky spirit. However, Carbing pumpkins still involve […]

By |October 12th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Be careful carving your pumpkin!

Back to School Sanitation Techniques

Back to school time brings many worries for parents and children alike, but what if one of those worries was about the sanitation in schools? Sanitation techniques in schools often take years to improve, but in low-income areas, the improvements need to be happening now. Poor sanitation can come in many forms and children who […]

By |September 10th, 2018|News & Updates|Comments Off on Back to School Sanitation Techniques

How to Spot General Illness

Cold and flu season is quickly approaching which leaves many people worried about getting sick. Prevention is the best medicine in terms of many illnesses, but sometimes you just can’t avoid it.
Knowledge for general illness
There are many generalized illnesses that people may suffer from but knowing how to spot them early is the key to […]

By |September 10th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Spot General Illness