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Cold and Flu Symptom Treatment at AFC Urgent Care Boulder

Cold and Flu Symptoms Treated in Boulder, CO

In the winter season, you’re probably spending more time with loved ones, cozying up by the fire and watching the snow fall from your window. Unfortunately, it also means your chance of getting sick increases. Flu season runs from October through March, and you can get a common cold at any time of the year. When you’re sick, AFC Urgent Care Boulder is there.

Rather than spending the cold months feeling under the weather, try to prevent yourself from getting sick at all. Visit AFC Urgent Care Boulder for any general illness diagnosis and treatment.

Flu Symptoms Treated near Valmont, CO

Millions of Americans get the common cold or the flu each year. Some even get both! When you’re spending more time indoors, you’re more likely to get sick from being in close proximity to others who may be recovering from their own symptoms. Some common cold and flu symptoms include:

You may not experience this entire list of symptoms when you get sick. In fact, you’re likely to not get a fever at all if you have a cold. In other cases, those with compromised immune systems may suffer from severe cases. This can all depend on your immune system and your general health.

If you do get sick, our medical providers can prescribe medication to help ease your symptoms. Over-the-counter medications can target sinus or chest congestion, reduce fevers, and minimize headaches.

Preventing General Symptoms near Seven Hills, CO

Both the common cold and the flu are caused by viruses. These viruses constantly mutate, which is why it’s recommended to get a flu shot every year. This is the most effective and easiest way to prevent getting sick, suffering from severe symptoms if you do get sick, and preventing the spread to others.

In addition to getting your flu shot, there are everyday measures you can take to lower your risk of getting sick. Washing your hands frequently and consistently practicing good hygiene are the two easiest ways to prevent sickness. Avoid touching your eyes, mouth, and nose with unclean hands as much as possible. Lastly, try to avoid close contact with others who may be sick.

Receive Cold and Flu Treatment at AFC Boulder

When you’re sick, AFC Urgent Care Boulder is there. We’re open every day of the week, so you can visit us for weekend flu treatment when you need it. Don’t let your symptoms get the best of you this holiday season. Visit our urgent care center with no appointment necessary. Call now for more information at (720) 961-9700.

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  • Why choose AFC for Urgent Care?

    With state-of-the-art centers and a professional medical team, AFC provides on-site X-rays, labs, procedures, and more!

  • What's the difference between AFC Urgent Care and emergency room services?

    Urgent care is for medical conditions that require prompt attention but do not pose an immediate threat to your health or life. Here is a simple rule of thumb: if your medical issues(s) are life threatening, call 911, or go directly to a hospital emergency room. If not, an urgent care center such as AFC is an excellent alternative.

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