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Flu Vaccines and COVID-19: Preparing for the Twindemic 2020/2021 Flu Season

Flu season 2020/2021 is approaching and it’s time to get your annual flu shot. This year we have new updates to the flu vaccines so that we all can prevent coming down with it.  The hope is that by eliminating the chance of contracting flu we can rule it out when trying to diagnose COVID-19.  …

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Angry Bee Season Is Upon Us; How Do I Know If My Child Is Allergic To Bees

Who else has noticed that the bees in the Northeast are beginning to get more aggressive? It’s not your imagination, and it’s pretty common during this time a year. What you should know is that we’re entering angry bee season. Usually, during the late summer and early fall, bees get close to the end of …

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Top Reasons To Get Your Immunizations Updated And COVID-19 Test For School In 2020

Worried about going back to school this fall with Coronavirus still around? AFC Urgent Care Danbury is here to help students return to school safely with Top reasons to get your immunizations updated and COVID tested for school in 2020. We care for our families and we want them to be well. The only way …

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COVID-19 Travel Guidelines For People Returning to Connecticut

ATTENTION AFC PATIENTS In Danbury 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.  With so many questions and uncertainties about traveling …

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Fourth of July and COVID-19: Top 5 Health and Safety Tips

This year we are celebrating the Fourth of July differently, and while we may not have formal firework-related events, we still need to take precautions because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of us are planning events and social gatherings with friends and families that may pose a risk of contracting COVID-19. To prevent that from …

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How to Go Back To Work In Connecticut Safely After COVID-19

Are you preparing to go back to work?  “Essential Workers” in the U.S including doctors, nurses, bus drivers, and grocery clerks have continued to work throughout the pandemic. But among the millions of people who have been furloughed or are teleworking for a month or more, some are now asked to return to work. You …

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How to Social Distance From a Deer Tick During COVID-19

Ticks are not getting the memo, nor are they staying 6 feet away from us. As we try to social distance from people while going for run, hike or walk, let’s not forget about yet another threat,  the dangers of ticks. This year we are learning that deer ticks, which carry Lyme disease, are predicted …

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Antibody Testing: Frequently Asked Questions And Answers

Q: What is the difference between the COVID 19 swab test and the antibody serology testing?  A:  The COVID-19 Swab test (PCR) molecular diagnostic virus screening that detects the presence of Coronavirus in the nasal and throat area. It is administered by obtaining a sample from a nasopharynx or oropharynx or nasal cavity with a …

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Pre Screening at Our AFC Urgent Care Centers

At AFC Urgent Care Danbury,  we understand your concerns and apprehensions regarding the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Please know that the health, safety and well-being of our patients and staff remain our absolute top priority. This is a responsibility each and every one of us take very seriously. As we continue to carefully monitor the situation …

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