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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:

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

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

Spring Cleaning In, Allergens Out

When the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and a light breeze is blowing, it is oh-so-tempting to throw open the windows and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of spring. Maybe you are even itching (pun intended) to roll up your sleeves and tackle some serious spring cleaning. But if you are one […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Spring Cleaning In, Allergens Out

The Do’s And Dont’s of Seasonal Allergies

The signs of spring are all around; flowers blooming, bees buzzing, noses sneezing, and chests wheezing. Yes indeed, spring can be a beautiful time of the year, but it’s also a peak time for seasonal allergies. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI), allergies are a major cause of illness in the United […]

By |March 27th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Do’s And Dont’s of Seasonal Allergies

How Pollen Makes Us Sneeze and Wheeze

It seems like no sooner does the sneezing and wheezing from one season end that the next one begins. And so it goes. The winter cold and flu season that ravaged the country was a doozy. Now, we are enjoying longer days, more sunshine and nature’s reproduction cycle at work. Which is to say, pollenseason is […]

By |March 27th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Pollen Makes Us Sneeze and Wheeze