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Signs and Symptoms of an STI

STI’s (Sexually Transmitted Infections), also known as STD’s (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) are very common, affecting more than 20 million Americans each year. But does common mean not dangerous? Not necessarily.  Having an STI is among the most important public health issues in the nation, owing to the fact that certain STI’s can cause infertility, premature …

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COVID-19 Mobile Van Testing Is Now An Option With AFC Urgent Care New Britain

Has your business been struggling to limit COVID-19 exposure in the workplace? It’s hard to keep track, especially when someone finds out they had COVID and now the rest of the team has to get tested. Now everyone has to wait for results. Employees are sitting at home quarantining and anxious. What a mess, and …

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7 Ways To Get Your Spring allergies Under Control: What a relief!

7 Ways To Get Your Spring allergies Under Control: What a relief!

Have you noticed the sporadic warm weather lately? Because of this, spring allergies are going to be in full force this year. But, with COVID-19 still around, it can be confusing differentiating the two, especially since some symptoms may overlap.  It’s important to pay attention to the differences so you can learn how to combat …

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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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Scheduling Your COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment In Connecticut? AFC Urgent Care New Britain is here to show you what to do

Scheduling Your COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment In Connecticut? Here’s What To Do

Are you eligible to schedule your COVID-19 vaccination? If so, a lot of people are trying to navigate the appointment process. It may seem confusing at first, but Connecticut has offered multiple ways for individuals to sign up and make an appointment for both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. AFC Urgent Care New …

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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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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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COVID-19 and the 2020 Flu Season: Avoid the Twindemic!

Flu season is approaching and many of us are wondering what to expect, since COVID-19 is still active. The CDC and researchers are worried of a possible “twindemic”. Both viruses have symptoms that often overlap and it can be hard to distinguish which is which. In response to this, we have new updates to the …

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Welcome to Angry Bee Season: Bee Stings, Treatment and Prevention

Late summer and early fall is the height of “angry bee” season.  When bees and wasps are near the end of their life cycle, they become increasingly aggressive. Being stung by a bee, wasp, hornet, or yellow jacket can be both painful and scary, especially for those who have serious or life-threatening allergic reactions to …

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