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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?

Learning the Symptoms of COVID-19 in Children

It’s pretty common knowledge that COVID-19 is primarily affecting adults, but as more data becomes available about the virus, parents want to know more about the risk COVID-19 poses to their children. Understanding the symptoms and information about COVID-19 that’s specific to children, teens, and infants, is the best way to keep them safe and […]

By |October 30th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Learning the Symptoms of COVID-19 in Children

How Should I Prepare for Flu Season During COVID-19?

There are so many changes that have occurred during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Will it change the way you prepare for the flu season this year? The flu season is coming and you must ensure that you prevent catching the flu infection. You never know how the flu season will turn out, but thousands of […]

By |August 31st, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on How Should I Prepare for Flu Season During COVID-19?

Preparing Students to Go Back to School During COVID-19

The new school term is about to begin and it’s a tall order to find the best ways to not only keep students safe but to also ensure that they can learn and thrive in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Students learn best in person, but it’s imperative that the right approach is applied […]

By |August 24th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Preparing Students to Go Back to School During COVID-19

Stitches – When Are They Really Needed? 

Getting stitches is something that many people will experience in their lifetime as one of the most common medical procedures performed at urgent care centers. Stitches are used when a cut or laceration is too severe to heal and close on its own, which can be determined by several factors. If you suffer from a […]

By |July 27th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Stitches – When Are They Really Needed? 

Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Antibody Testing 

COVID-19 has affected millions of people around the world. Even those who haven’t been infected have had life-changing safety protocols put in place that impact every aspect of their daily life. As everyone adjusts to this “new normal”, many people are still living in fear of the virus. Antibody testing has provided a reprieve from […]

By |June 30th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Antibody Testing 

Identifying, Treating, and Preventing Lice 

Lice are a type of parasitic insect that feed on blood and use animals or people as their host. Lice live in the hair of their host. This can include the hair on your scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, and pubic hair. Lice multiply quickly and spread easily from one person to another. That means that when […]

By |February 26th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Identifying, Treating, and Preventing Lice