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Be Prepared To Fight Fall Allergies

If you have seasonal allergies or all year around allergies then you know now is the time when your fall allergies will start to kick in! But don’t let this year be like all the other years before, get ahead of fall allergies! AFC Urgent Care Worcester is here to help give you some pointers […]

By |November 13th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Be Prepared To Fight Fall Allergies

Turkey Carving Safety

Thanksgiving is right around the corner & AFC Urgent Care Worcester would like to wish everyone a happy holiday! Thanksgiving is a time when you get together with family & friends to enjoy an amazing meal. One of the best parts about Thanksgiving is Turkey! However, cooking the Thanksgiving turkey can be a very challenging […]

By |November 9th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Turkey Carving Safety

Flu Shot Awareness

Flu season is just around the corner which means you’ve likely seen ads, signs, and internet posts about the flu vaccine. Many people chose not to get the flu shot each year merely because they don’t understand the importance of the shot, but we’re hoping to change that this year! Let’s take a closer look […]

By |October 9th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Flu Shot Awareness

Food Poisoning Symptoms

Everyone has had a bad experience with food before, but can you tell the difference between an upset stomach and food poisoning? Knowing the signs and symptoms of food poisoning is the first step toward recovering and staying out of the hospital. If you know the signs, you may even be able to help out […]

By |October 9th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Food Poisoning Symptoms

Back to school physicals!

This time of year is filled with school supply shopping, picking out new outfits, and getting back into the school year. A back to school physical should be on your to-do list before the new school year kicks off too. Many states require back to school physicals, but even if yours doesn’t, your child should […]

By |September 4th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Back to school physicals!

Take your Child for Allergy testing!

Allergy testing is something that many parents don’t feel that their child needs, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Just because your child has never had a life-threatening reaction to a food or animal, that doesn’t mean they don’t have an allergy to it. Knowing more about what allergy testing is and why […]

By |September 4th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Take your Child for Allergy testing!

Why you should Vaccinate your child

Children need to be looked after from the moment they are born until they turn into young adults. AFC Urgent Care understands this & wants parents to know that getting your child vaccinated is extremely important to their health. It’s just like putting your child in a car seat, or putting a helmet on their head when they […]

By |August 16th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why you should Vaccinate your child

How to stay away from sunburn this summer

Summertime is in full effect & most of us are outside enjoying the weather. When we are trying to have some fun in the sun it is very common to forget about the risks the suns rays have. Did you know sunburn is responsible for the most frequent form of skin cancer? Melanoma cancer is mainly […]

By |August 15th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to stay away from sunburn this summer

Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

Summertime brings many opportunities for outdoor activities. From camping and hiking to playing tag in the backyard, kids and adults alike can enjoy the warm weather. Make sure your family takes the following precautions to avoid missing outdoor fun due to mosquito and tick bites.

Before you go outside:

Use bug repellent on your skin and […]

By |July 25th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions

Poison ivy is the most common allergy in the United States, affecting about 50 million people every year. The rash from poison ivy is caused by an allergic reaction to urushiol, an oily substance in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, through direct contact. Urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison […]

By |July 13th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions
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