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What are Common Reasons to Visit an Urgent Care in Winter?

At AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale, we see many different injuries and illnesses everyday. We are able to treat all accidental injuries that are not life-threatening and provide medical treatment for everyday illnesses. Emergency rooms often have long wait times and expensive costs. AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale is the perfect alternative care option when you need it. 
Illnesses that require […]

By |January 21st, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What are Common Reasons to Visit an Urgent Care in Winter?

Home Remedies for Dry Skin

Dry skin can be an irritating part of winter, but it’s possible to crack and become infected if left untreated. Severe or chronic cases of dry skin may require a diagnosis and medical treatment. If you are dealing with dry skin, call or visit AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale. Our physicians are trained in emergency care services […]

By |January 21st, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Home Remedies for Dry Skin

Is Norovirus Common?

Norovirus is the most common type of gastroenteritis. According to the CDC, it causes over 650 million cases per year worldwide. It is a very common illness that is common among children, so it is important to know the symptoms and prevention. AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale has all the information you may need to keep you and […]

By |December 29th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is Norovirus Common?

Early Symptoms of Frostbite

Frostbite can be very dangerous when going outside in the cold winter months, but it can be easily avoided. Always wear proper clothing when staying outdoors for more than just a few minutes. If you think you may have frostbite, visit AFC Urgent Care Hillsdale for an exact diagnosis. Learn more about the illnesses we […]

By |December 14th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Early Symptoms of Frostbite

Is the Flu Virus Causing My Fever?

When the dreaded flu season arrives, many people assume that every ache or sneeze is because of the influenza virus. Symptoms can be misleading, though – especially a fever. Here’s what you need to know about how the flu, or something else, could be causing your fever.
What Is The Flu?
The flu, or influenza, is a […]

By |November 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is the Flu Virus Causing My Fever?

Is the US prepared for flu season this year?

With the sudden emergence of the COVID-19 virus this year, there’s a bit more strain on flu season as well. And while the United States is looking to get back on track on its COVID response, it also needs to stay prepared for the regular flu season. Here is everything you need to know about […]

By |November 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is the US prepared for flu season this year?

Preventing Illness This Fall

Are you getting ready to travel home or on vacation for the holidays? Before you pack your bags and head for the airport, make sure you take steps to stay healthy and maintain your hygiene as the temperatures drop and you go through the stresses of the holiday season.
Regularly Wash Your Hands Throughout the Day
Think […]

By |November 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Preventing Illness This Fall

Avoiding Thanksgiving Turkey Injuries

Thanksgiving is a great day to get your entire family together to give thanks and catch up on what’s been going on in everyone’s lives. You’ll have a chance to relax, watch a few football games and enjoy a hearty meal. However, there is a critical moment in your Thanksgiving festivities that can be filled […]

By |November 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Avoiding Thanksgiving Turkey Injuries

How to Tell The Difference Between Cold and Flu

Fall is in full swing, which can take some time for you to adjust to as the temperatures fluctuate and the weather goes from sunny and warm to rainy and cold on a day-to-day basis. Two illnesses that increase in popularity during this time of year are the cold and flu, caused by highly contagious […]

By |October 31st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Tell The Difference Between Cold and Flu

When Should I Bring My Child to Urgent Care with a Cold?

The common cold has several symptoms that can make you uncomfortable, affecting your eyes, ears, nose, and throat. The virus peaks in popularity due to drier air and colder weather, as well as spending more time in close proximity with other people. This is why you see a dramatic uptick in colds and coughs in […]

By |October 31st, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on When Should I Bring My Child to Urgent Care with a Cold?