Which Medical Conditions have the Highest Risk of COVID-19 Complications?

January 4, 2021

Suffering from COVID-19 involves facing several complications, which may vary depending on various factors. For instance, seniors are at higher risk of dangerous symptoms, especially those who suffer from chronic diseases. Coronavirus exacerbates symptoms of these medical conditions, increasing the death rate. Regardless of your age, you are at higher risk of developing severe symptoms if you deal with conditions like obesity, diabetes, lung disease, autoimmune deficiencies, cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses. This ...

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What is a COVID-19 Saliva Test?

November 15, 2020

  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, scientists and medical experts are still looking for ways to improve testing. By now, several different types of tests can accurately identify a COVID infection. Many of these can be inconvenient, expensive, and invasive, but one new test may provide a much better option for potential COVID patients. Common COVID Tests The most common type of test for the COVID virus that has been in use for most the pandemic ...

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The Common Cold vs. Influenza

November 15, 2020

The onset of autumn means the beginning of cold and flu season. But just because these two illnesses show up at the same time of year doesn’t mean they are the same thing. And with the sudden presence of the COVID-19 virus, it can be even more confusing to know what your respiratory ailment is. If you aren’t sure how to tell if what’s causing your sniffles is the flu or the ...

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Should I prepare for a second wave of COVID-19?

November 15, 2020

The second wave of infectious disease during a pandemic situation like the current one can be scary. However, preparing correctly will help you face any issues with the virus as cases start rising again. Here are a few ways you can make sure you’re ready for the next wave Of COVID-19. Stock up on health monitoring equipment As the second wave hits, hospitals will likely see an increase in patients, leading to another overfilled ...

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When Should I Go to Urgent Care with a Cold?

September 30, 2020

Everyone hates getting sick, but unfortunately, everyone becomes sick at some point. One sickness that is the trickiest to avoid, and the most common, is a cold. The common cold is not usually a big deal. They do not always require a trip to the doctor or urgent care. For the most part, people tend to be able to simply wait it out for a few days or a week, being sure to stay hydrated ...

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Should I Be Preparing for a Second Wave of COVID-19?

August 24, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is constantly evolving, and so is the information surrounding it. Around the world, countries are experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic differently, and as it continues, this experience also changes. Some countries are experiencing a decline in the number of new COVID-19 infections, while other countries are experiencing spikes. The big question the experts ask is when will the first wave COVID-19 end and is a second wave coming in the fall? The coronavirus ...

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How Should I Prepare My Child to Go Back to School During COVID-19?

August 11, 2020

Schools are going to be back in session in a few weeks, with school districts continuing to decide how schools will be operating this fall, including virtual, hybrid, and in-person learning. If your school district is still undecided about how the year will proceed, now is the best time to start talking to your child about what school may look like when they return to set expectations and teach them necessary safety precautions. Have your ...

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What is the Difference Between COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing & COVID-19 Antibody Testing?

July 9, 2020

With New Jersey in its second phase of reopening, more people may be in search of COVID-19 testing to learn if they have an active case of the virus or if they have previously been exposed to it. AFC Urgent Care Bound Brook offers COVID-19 diagnostic testing and COVID-19 antibody testing seven days a week after a telemedicine consultation with one of our physicians. The two tests have key differences and a test will be ...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Coronavirus

July 6, 2020

Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is in the news due to several factors: it is a virus that has never been seen before and is quickly spreading throughout the world, with two cases recently diagnosed in Bergen County. With heightened concerns about illness, it is important to learn when to visit a physician for an assessment and possible referral for further care. What is Coronavirus? The coronavirus is an upper respiratory infection. The flu, strep ...

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Why You Should Get a Sports Physical

March 20, 2020

With the ending of winter and the beginning of the warmer months, many parents are preparing their children – and maybe themselves – for spring and summer sports. However, because the previous months were mostly spent in school or at home away from the cold outdoors, many children might not be used to the physical exertion that spring or summer sports require. This is why sports physicals are so important – to catch common injuries before they occur ...

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