collaborates with Fire Department

collaborates with Fire Department for community outreach Tom Kelly donates 1000 children’s fire helmets to Danbury Fire Department Tom Kelly, owner of Urgent Care in Danbury at 2 Main St., recently donated 1000 black and pink children’s fire helmets to Chief Herald and the Danbury Fire Department.  Tom wanted to support our local Fire Department …

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Spring Sports Injuries

Spring sports have begun! We want to give you some tips to avoiding injury this season. 1) Receive a sports physical: While these are often required, even if they are not, it is a good idea to receive a physical to screen for any possible issues or potential injury risks. 2) Warm Up: Do not …

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Danbury is a Nationally Registered Medical Examiner

As of May 21st, doctors who perform DOT physicals must be registered with the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. Exams for commercial motor vehicle drivers must be performed by a registered physician. This program was set up by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Urgent Care in Danbury has a registered physician on staff. …

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Measles Resurfaces in CT and New York: What Does This Mean to You?

    Measles is a highly contagious virus that we thought we’d beat a number of years ago. Unfortunately, recently we’ve seen a resurgence of measles right here in Connecticut, in New York, Massachusetts and California. The Connecticut Department of Health reported 2 confirmed cases in Fairfield cases, supposedly un-related  to one another. Connecticut had …

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Urgent Care Proves to Be a Healthy Investment

Urgent Care is on the rise. Experts say the major factors behind the surge in urgent center growth can be attributed to the declining number of primary care doctors coupled with the rise of the  newly insured under the Affordable Care Act, of which Danbury participates, accepting all of the Connecticut Health Exchange plans  and …

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Am I Having A Heart Attack?

At AFC Urgent Care Danbury we often see people coming in to our urgent care center with heart attack-like symptoms. People are often confused about whether they are having a heart attack, as the symptoms of a heart attack are very similar to other conditions, such as indigestion or an anxiety attack. In this Medical …

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Is it Bronchitis or Pneumonia?

Bronchitis is a respiratory disease in which the mucus membrane in the lungs’ bronchial passages becomes inflamed. As the irritated membrane swells and grows thicker, it narrows or shuts off the tiny airways in the lungs, resulting in coughing spells that may be accompanied by phlegm and breathlessness. The disease comes in two forms: acute …

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