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Some travel hygiene tips for the Holidays

The holidays are here once again which means it is time to go home & see your family. If you are married or in a relationship, you may be traveling to see another family on top of that. Moving around the holidays is something that we all do & unfortunately, it comes with a lot of […]

By |November 29th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Some travel hygiene tips for the Holidays

Don’t let your allergies be naughty this holiday season

It is the end of November & that means that the holiday season is finally here! During the holidays it is normal for us to go home & spend some time with family & loved ones! The last thing any of us want to do is be sneezing up a storm at the dinner table. AFC Urgent […]

By |November 29th, 2018|News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Don’t let your allergies be naughty this holiday season

Don’t Sneeze Your Way Into The Flu

It may already be October but scary movies aren’t the only thing you need to be afraid of this Halloween! It is still Flu season! Contrary to popular belief, flu season is from early Septemeber to mid-December! Flu season is still in full effect however & you still need to protect yourself from it even if […]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t Sneeze Your Way Into The Flu

3 Tips for Pumpkin Carving Safety

Halloween is approaching & we here at AFC Urgent Care NewBedford want you to get into the spooky spirit! Halloween is full of frights, creepy costumes & of course decorations! One of the decoration tables of Halloween is, of course, the jack-o-lantern. Now is the time to start carving your pumpkins so they can be […]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Pumpkin Carving Safety

5 Safety Tips For School

By this time in the year your child has started school & is still adjusting to the new year. This is a normal process that we all go through when we are put in a new environment. Whether your child is starting school or returning it is never too late to start these safety tips […]

By |September 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Safety Tips For School

Watch out for the Flu!

Flu season start in September & ends around mid to end of December! AFC Urgent Care New Bedford wants you to protect yourself from the flu this year!  The flu is extremely contagious & is airborne. An airborne virus means you can be infected by particles in the air! So if someone sneezes or coughs next to you, […]

By |September 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Watch out for the Flu!

Don’t burn those buns stay out of the Sun!

Beware of summertime sun
The summer has been good to use but unfortunately, the sun hasn’t been! The sun has 3 types of UV rays. UVA, UVB& UVC; only 2 of these rays make it to earth but that it still enough to hurt us. UVA & UVB are forms of radiation & when we lay out […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t burn those buns stay out of the Sun!

Celebrate National Immunization Month with us!

What is national immunization month?
August has been claimed by the AAP as National Immunization Month! Please join us here at AFC Urgent Care in spreading awareness for immunization! Vaccines are among the top 10 biggest breakthroughs in medical history. It is important that we make sure all of our children and loved ones are up […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Celebrate National Immunization Month with us!

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 2nd, 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 […]

By |March 26th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Do’s And Dont’s of Seasonal Allergies
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