Month: December 2020

How to Avoid Catching Pneumonia

There are several ways to contract pneumonia. Pneumonia is an infection of the air sacs in the lungs. It is most recognized as a cough that produces phlegm. AFC Urgent Care Danbury offers diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia for any family member over age one. Knowing how pneumonia spread and preventing it can help keep you and …

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Are STDs and STIs the Same?

While they sound similar, STDs and STIs are not the same. STD stands for Sexually Transmitted Disease, whereas STI stands for Sexually Transmitted Infection. Their differences are not just within the names, however. AFC Urgent Care Danbury is here to provide you with all of the information you need to stay safe. For more information …

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Health And Safety Checklist for A COVID-19 Christmas

COVID-19 has put a pause, or at least an intermission to yet another holiday.  We are now paying the price for our Thanksgiving gatherings and travel as evidenced by the huge spike in COVID-19 cases. COVID-19 is very much still prevalent throughout the states and across the world, and cases, hospitalization rates and deaths continue …

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Lots of COVID-19 Tests; How do I know which one to get?

AFC Urgent Care Danbury is providing COVID-19 testing in order to ensure that patients who may be at risk for COVID-19 are able to get an accurate and efficient diagnosis without a hassle. Since COVID-19 is the most pressing global and national healthcare crisis in 2020, we want to do our part to ensure all …

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