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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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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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7 Halloween Health and Safety Tips And Tricks for 2020

Halloween. Remember when it was so simple, carefree and -for the most part-safe? As many of us participate in Halloween festivities like trick or treating, parties and dressing up in scary costumes, we often forget about the dangers that can come with Halloween night, especially this year.  We can now add COVID-19 to the list …

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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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Back to School Immunizations and COVID-19 Testing At AFC Urgent Care New Britain

August is National Immunization Awareness Month– the month to renew immunizations and to get checked up for the new school year. Admittedly, It is also a weird time to return to school and we are aware that the pandemic has us questioning the safety of our children when going back to school. Whether your child …

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Travel Guidelines for our AFC Patients In New Britain Connecticut

ATTENTION AFC PATIENTS In New Britain Connecticut Per the Regional Travel Advisory (Connecticut, New York and New Jersey) Anyone coming from states with a significant Community spread of COVID-19 is directed to SELF-QUARANTINE for 14 days that starts from the time one arrives in CT, NY and NJ.  As many of you have questions about …

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Phase 2: Back To Work in Connecticut After COVID-19

  Is your Connecticut business ready to reopen?  Doctors, nurses, bus drivers, grocery clerks, and other essential workers have continued to work throughout the pandemic. But among the millions of people who have been furloughed or teleworking for a month or more, some are asked back to work. As a business owner, you might have …

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