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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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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 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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4 Norovirus treatment and prevention tips

Have you ever gotten sick from eating something bad? Chances are you may have encountered the norovirus. Often called the “stomach flu” or “stomach bug”,  norovirus is the leading cause of foodborne illnesses in the United States. Norovirus is most common in the winter months, so let’s use preventative measures to prepare for a norovirus …

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3 Reasons Why You’re Tired Around the Holidays

Tis the season to be jolly!  The holidays are around the corner and many of us are running around buying gifts and celebrating with loved ones. Although it is supposed to be a joyous time of year it can also be a hectic one. Planning can often cause a lot of stress and finding joy …

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Top 4 Reasons To Get Checked For Diabetes

It’s National Diabetes Awareness Month and it’s time to take diabetes to the heart! More than millions of people are affected by this chronic health condition and there are millions who are not aware of the symptoms and signs that could lead to one of the more serious types of diabetes. Being prediabetic puts you …

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FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETS AND ACTIVE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ON VETERANS DAY AT AMERICAN FAMILY CARE (AFC)

****MEDIA ADVISORY**** FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETS AND ACTIVE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ON VETERANS DAY AT AMERICAN FAMILY CARE (AFC) -New Britain, West Hartford, Danbury, Torrington & Vernon Locations Protecting Heroes on Nov. 11- WHO?: Dr. Iftikhar Ali, Medical Director of AFC WHAT?: Is offering free flu shots to active and retired members of …

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