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What Winter Illnesses and Injuries can I Visit an Urgent Care for?

The cold seasons bring new ailments to patients that are not common during the Summer. Between various illnesses and physical injury, AFC Urgent Care Danbury is there for you. When you need emergency care that is not life-threatening for a sickness or a broken bone, visit our clinic for high-quality care.  Influenza and other illness Flu …

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Easy Ways to Treat Dry Skin

Dry skin can leave many patients with flaky and itchy patches on their bodies. Easing dry skin can depend on the climate where you live, skincare products, medical conditions, and even clothing. If you think a medical condition causes your dry skin, visit AFC Urgent Care Danbury for proper diagnosis and treatment options. To address dry …

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Frequently Asked Questions And Answers

COVID-19 Vaccines: FAQ’s

It’s a new year and we finally have 2 vaccines for COVID-19! As we’ve dealt with COVID-19 for over a year, it’s safe to say that we’re finally getting somewhere to flatten the curve. We know you have many questions, so here’s a quick COVID-19 FAQ for quick reference for your most pressing questions.  What …

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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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How to Stay Safe this Winter

Accidents happen, and the chance of them occurring during the winter months is even higher. From flu season to black ice, walk-in clinics find the busiest months to run from autumn to the end of winter. With COVID-19 adding a layer to everything, it’s essential to take these precautions to keep you and your loved ones safe …

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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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