How To Stay Healthy At Work (At Home Or In The Office)

May 10, 2022

Working from home or the office during the pandemic or at any other time can take a toll on you and stress your health if you’re not careful. That is why it is best to stay aware of the red flags, avoid them as much as possible, and keep your health a priority so that you will be strong enough (mentally, emotionally, and physically) to perform best in your work. These are ten 5 ...

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What Should I Expect During An Immigration Physical?

May 10, 2022

Immigration physicals are very important and are even more requested as more permanent residents and visa workers are allowed access into the U.S at the end of the COVID pandemic. The immigration physicals are an overall evaluation of your health and work in the same vein as a primary care appointment. Additionally, patients will need various forms of paperwork to complete their physicals. Learn more about an immigration physical and what it is all ...

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DOT Physicals 101 for New Commercial Drivers

April 15, 2022

Commercial drivers and truckers will likely need to get a DOT physical once they are done training and ready to drive. To make sure that your physical goes well, you should be aware of current DOT medical requirements. In this article, we’ve gathered a few FAQs to help you learn about general health requirements, exemptions for patients, and what chronic conditions like diabetes mean for you. FAQs Why is the DOT medical examination important ...

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Safe Spring Activities and Vacation Guide for 2022

April 15, 2022

With the weather warming up, families are heading to the great outdoors for a fun spring vacation. And even though the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing down, selecting a safe destination is at the top of many vacations to-do lists. And with COVID fatigue reaching the tipping point, more and more Americans are ready for a change of pace and scenery. Check out the tips below for your 2022 guide to safe spring activities and vacation ...

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What Are Some Ways to Control Stress During January?

January 28, 2021

" As the first month of the New Year, January can be a stressful time. At the beginning of the month, you’re still busy with holiday celebrations, and since it’s the start of the New Year, you’re not sure what to expect. With so much uncertainty in the world right now, it’s natural to experience high levels of stress during January.  The reality of going back to work, returning to school, or ...

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Action plan to help treat my congestion

November 18, 2020

" Congestion is a result of your nose feeling stuffy or inflamed. Colds, Flu, Sinuses, and other infections can all cause nasal congestions and stuffy noses. Congestion can impact our daily lifestyles and may cause disturbances while you try concentrating or disrupt your sleep, which can be painful to many. Fortunately, in most cases, you can cure illnesses relating to nasal congestion with precautionary measures. Usually, you can do so at home within a week. However ...

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COVID-19 and Influenza Differences: FAQs

November 18, 2020

" Influenza and COVID-19 are two highly contagious respiratory illnesses, but the underlying causes are by different viruses. Coronavirus leads to the infection of COVID-19, whereas the flu is an infection by the influenza viruses. It can be difficult to tell the two diseases apart, especially since their symptoms are nearly identical. Being well-informed of the illnesses is necessary and proper diagnosis requires a thorough evaluation of the symptoms. They are key differences that you can ...

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Flu Symptoms vs. COVID-19 Symptoms

September 18, 2020

" This year, seasonal illness treatment and care is going to be extremely challenging for both patients and healthcare providers alike. That is mainly because COVID-19 symptoms and flu symptoms are similar and may cause patient confusion, as well as a spike in healthcare demand, across the U.S.  In Florida, these challenges are especially relevant as COVID cases in Florida and South Florida continue to grow at an alarming rate. The combination of COVID cases ...

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Personal Healthcare Checklist for the Fall 2020 Season:

September 18, 2020

" Fall 2020 is going to be quite challenging for many patients. Healthcare providers at AFC Urgent Care Tampa are here to help patients make sure they are prepared to stay healthy with the challenges of flu season, are aware of common preventive care techniques, and can safely avoid seasonal illnesses this fall season.  The spike of COVID-19 cases in South Florida, the upcoming flu season, and of course the need for accessible healthcare are major ...

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What is Rapid COVID-19 Testing?

August 4, 2020

" Rapid COVID-19 Testing is coming to AFC Urgent Care Tampa in October 2020. Until then we offer standard PCR testing and antibody testing. Learn more about our current testing capabilities under “coronavirus FAQ” in the menu.  AFC Urgent Care Tampa understands that COVID-19 testing is a major need for all Florida residents. The number of coronavirus cases nationally current totals 4.78 million (As of 8-4-2020) and cases in Florida are surging to 497,000 ...

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