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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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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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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COVID-19 Health And Safety Checklist for Thanksgiving 2020

COVID-19 Health And Safety Checklist for Thanksgiving 2020

Who’s ready to stuff their faces this Thanksgiving? Let’s hope the only thing we do this holiday is “Gobble til you wobble”. As we all would have hoped for a traditional Thanksgiving celebration with family and friends, this year we have to worry about spikes of COVID-19 cases and making sure that we’re not bringing …

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Top 4 Halloween Health And Safety Tips 2020

Halloween is an exciting time for dressing up in fun costumes, setting up spooky decorations and filling up pillowcases of candy to bring home. While kids are only concerned about having fun and doing all of the traditional Halloween activities, they are not thinking about the dangers of the night; that’s our job. Things like wearing …

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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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