How Can You Be Healthier Over the Holidays?

November 15, 2023

With all of our favorite holidays right around the corner, it can be so easy to fill your days with shopping, events and making plans to meet up with friends and family to celebrate the season. While you are busy enjoying all that these months have to offer, you also have to be aware that different illnesses are always just lurking out of sight. A single infection could sweep through your household and cause everyone ...

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Do I Have an Upper Respiratory Infection?

November 3, 2023

Getting sick during the fall and winter seasons is always annoying, but it is unfortunately the most common time to fall ill. With all of the increased time spent indoors and the rise in different infections, getting sick is sometimes just a part of life. One of the frustrating things about this time of year is that many circulating infections can share similar symptoms, so it can be hard to know what you are suffering ...

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Do I Need a Flu Shot This Year?

October 24, 2023

Yes, of course! We will always recommend that everyone eligible should get a flu shot as early as possible in the season. The flu, COVID-19 and other infections are on the rise already this year, and we expect another few months of high caseloads. Getting sick is always a possibility, so why not arm yourself with the antibodies you need to ward off influenza this season? Come see us at AFC Urgent Care Chapman Highway ...

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How Do I Know If It Is COVID-19 or Something Else?

October 1, 2023

So, you woke up with a scratchy throat and suspect that if you took your temperature, it would probably read a fever. There’s no doubt about it—you’re sick. There are many different illnesses that could produce these symptoms, so it can be hard to tell what you are sick with on your own. That’s where we come in! Our team can test you for COVID-19, strep throat and influenza in a ...

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Should I Still Be Worried About COVID-19?

September 15, 2023

We have been through a lot together over the course of the last few years. While we are grateful to have those intense months and years of the pandemic behind us, COVID-19 is still circulating in our community. Different strains and variations still have the possibility of making you really sick, so you can’t let your guard down. This is especially true as we are headed into the cooler months, and we have already ...

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What Are the Risks of Falling at Home?

September 14, 2023

Living a long and healthy life is a goal for so many of us, and we all work hard every day to take care of ourselves through our diet and exercise routine as well as maintaining meaningful social relationships. However, aging is inevitable and certain risks increase as we get older. Falling at home is a risk that certainly affects the older population more significantly, and the older you become, the greater the risk of ...

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How Does Quitting Smoking Help My Body?

August 15, 2023

We are so glad you are curious to know the answer to this question! That means that you have already considered quitting and making a healthy change in your life. Smoking is incredibly harmful to your entire body and negatively impacts your health in almost every conceivable way. Chronic smoking leads to serious physical ailments as well as an increased risk of developing deadly diseases like cancer. Read on as our AFC Urgent Care Chapman ...

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What Lab Services Does AFC Urgent Care Chapman Highway Offer?

August 1, 2023

Diagnosing conditions is kind of like an art form. There are many different mediums and avenues about going about it, and each one is personalized to each patient. Thankfully, we have many different diagnostic tools at our disposal to help us provide the most accurate diagnosis as possible for each of our patients. One of the things that sets our center apart from others is that we have a full lab on site to help ...

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What Bug Bites Are Common?

July 15, 2023

One of the best parts about living in the Knoxville area is all of the fun outdoor opportunities, especially in the summertime. Whether you are laying in the grass near campus or are exploring one of the many parks in town, you are bound to come into contact with bugs. Bugs can be a nuisance in and of themselves, but they can be even more frustrating if you get bitten or stung! Allergic reactions are ...

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Should I Get Tested If I Have STD Symptoms?

July 1, 2023

Contracting an STD is common across the country, especially on college campuses. While STDs should be treated like any other illness that you come down with, many people hesitate to be seen out of the sensitive nature or uncomfortable feelings they may experience during the process. You should never ignore any symptoms of a possible STD! Your sexual health is part of your overall health and should be treated as such. Our AFC Urgent Care ...

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