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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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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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What is the Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine?

You’ve probably been getting a flu shot since you were a wee child– 6 months old to be exact. That’s the age the CDC recommends children begin getting the annual vaccine. Not much has changed about the vaccine you’ve been getting for ages until the development of a quadrivalent version in 2012. AFC is here to …

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Flu or a Cold? How to Know

October brings many things, from colorful leaves to cooler weather, however, it’s also the start of flu season. Seems early, doesn’t it?  Fear not, as the flu, if dealt with early on, is preventable, which is why we need to talk about the flu now. Sometimes, however it can be hard to know if what you have is the flu or …

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