Types of Preventative Care at AFC Urgent Care New Britain

When flu season approaches, preventative care is there to make sure you do not get sick. Vaccinations and healthy lifestyle choices can help keep you safe and healthy before illness ever strikes. Additionally, annual physicals and screenings can catch diseases before they get worse. Visit AFC Urgent Care New Britain for all emergency and preventative …

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Reasons Why You Should Get Outside and Walk Everyday

Walking outside everyday can have benefits on your overall physical and mental health. Even if you live in a cold climate, walking outside can make you feel good on the coldest days. For other tips to improving your overall health, visit AFC Urgent Care New Britain. We offer all urgent and preventative care services to all patients …

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Questions and Answers About The New COVID-19 Vaccines

Questions and Answers About The New COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 vaccine distribution and vaccination has started as of late December. Connecticut has been diligent on obtaining a steady supply of the vaccine and vaccinating groups for phase 1a of the distribution schedule. As we finally have a vaccine available, many people have questions about the COVID-19 vaccines, their effectiveness and how safe they are …

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Do I Have Norovirus?

Norovirus is also known as the Winter Vomiting Bug. It is an extremely contagious form of gastroenteritis that has over 25 different strains. It is possible to get norovirus multiple times in your life. With the second wave of COVID happening, AFC Urgent Care New Britain is here to help keep you safe. Learn more …

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What are the 3 Stages of Frostbite?

In areas that are experiencing freezing temperatures, knowing the early signs of frostbite can be life-saving. While deep frostbite is not as common, it is still important to know when things have gotten too far. AFC Urgent Care New Britain is here to provide you with information and urgent care services in case of non-life-threatening emergencies. Learn …

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A COVID-19 Christmas: Health And Safety Checklist

Are you all ready for another COVID-19 restricted holiday?  Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanza are usually the one time of the year when we open presents, share memories and relax with family. But, how are we supposed to do all of that with COVID-19 still very present? This is a common question we’ve been hearing …

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Choosing the right COVID-19 test: What are my options?

AFC Urgent Care New Britain is providing COVID-19 testing in order to ensure that patients that are at risks for COVID-19 are able to get an effective and efficient diagnosis. As we do our part to help the New Britain, CT community with increased testing we want to help break down the different types of …

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Differences between COVID-19 and the Flu

The biggest question we will face this flu season is whether or not that persistent cough is from COVID or the flu. To keep you and your loved ones safe, it’s essential to recognize the most significant distinctions between the two. The best way to avoid getting the flu is by getting your annual flu vaccination. It is …

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Thanksgiving Health And Safety Checklist During COVID-19

Thanksgiving Health And Safety Checklist During COVID-19

Are you all ready for another COVID-19 restricted holiday?  Thanksgiving is supposed to be the one holiday out of the year where we all stuff our faces and relax with family while being thankful for everyone. But, how are we supposed to do all of that with COVID-19 still very present? This is a common …

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