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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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Know the Symptoms of Hypothermia

Welcome to extreme weather! Most of us in the northeast are unaware of many of the serious consequences of the extreme cold, such as hypothermia and frostbite. Negative health effects are exacerbated with gripping winds and below freezing temperatures, and can easily cause hypothermia and/or frostbite quicker than usual. Prolonged exposure such as shoveling or …

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