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Lyme Disease 2021: Social Distancing from Ticks

Predictions are: because of another warm winter, we will see an early and abundant tick season. And we are.  The black-legged tick, commonly known as  deer ticks, and associated with Lyme Disease are back with a vengeance throughout Connecticut and the northeast. With the COVID-19 pandemic driving us stir crazy inside, many of us are looking at outdoor activities as a …

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Why are COVID Cases Increasing?

According to the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, as of April 17, 2021, about 205.8 million doses of the vaccine had been administered in the United States. Despite the speedup of the effort to get Americans vaccinated, there is a surge of new cases of infection from the virus. The Guardian …

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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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Why is Nutrition Important?

The association between nutrition and weight is a common one to this day. However, nutrition is not just about weight loss or weight management. The greater emphasis should be on a person’s overall health and how fueling your body with the right balance of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals can play a key role in keeping …

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Foods to Avoid for Kidney Health

Kidney health is an important thing to consider when going to the grocery store. Some foods are better for your kidneys than others. At AFC Urgent Care New Britain, our physicians can provide a variety of lab tests to ensure your kidneys are working properly. They can also provide you with information and resources you may need …

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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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Do I Have Mono?

Mono is an infection that is common among teenagers and young adults. It is also commonly referred to as the “kissing disease” since it primarily spreads through saliva in close contact. Most cases of mono are not serious. If you are suffering from the symptoms below, visit AFC Urgent Care New Britain for a diagnosis. …

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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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