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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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Symptoms of a Respiratory Illness

Many respiratory illnesses have similar symptoms. While most mild symptoms can be relatively harmless, some may indicate a more severe disease is just beginning. It’s also important to watch for warning signs and understand when to seek medical attention. Visit AFC Urgent Care New Britain for any respiratory illness to receive a prompt diagnosis and treatment.  Common …

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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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family and friends wearing masks playing games together on Christmas

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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