Summer 2021: 4th of July Health And Safety Tips

July 1, 2021

Here in New England, July is notoriously one of the hottest months of the year. We’re outside, home from school and out of work early. As everyone is getting ready for their annual celebrations and traditions, it is important to get ready this summer 2021 with these 4th of July health and safety tips. 4th of July Health And Safety Tip # 1 : UV Protection is essential! We love the sun rays, the beach and ...

Read more..

Ear Pain: Is it a Cold or Ear Infection?

June 16, 2021

Though earaches occur with the common cold and the flu, sometimes a middle ear infection (otitis media) can occur as a secondary symptom. Persistent ear pain is a sign of ear infection, which requires immediate medical care. Left untreated, Ear infections can lead to long-term damage from permanent hearing loss to a ruptured eardrum. Some symptoms of ear infection include: Loss of appetite Poor Sleep Dizziness Difficulty hearing Fever Irritability Drainage from the ear If ...

Read more..

Suffering From Holiday Blues? Could Be a Vitamin B12 Deficiency

June 16, 2021

Are you suffering from the holiday blues? Many do. It could be a Vitamin B12 deficiency. Vitamin B12, an essential water-soluble vitamin that the body uses to maintain healthy nerve cells, produces RNA, DNA and red blood cells and help iron to function properly. B12 also works to produce the amino acids, which helps control mood and supports immune function. In some cases it has been linked to relieving depression. B12 injections have many benefits ...

Read more..

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

June 16, 2021

November is Diabetes Awareness month and at AFC Urgent Care Danbury we want you to be aware of the danger signs of diabetes. As of 2014 National Diabetes Association statistics, in the U.S alone, over 25 million people suffer from diabetes, and it is estimated that of those 25 million, about half of them are simply not aware that they have it. Untreated diabetes often has devastating and long range effects. When diagnosed and ...

Read more..

As Attention Continues to Focus on Ebola, Dr. Brown Urges Flu Prevention

June 16, 2021

In a recent interview with the Danbury Daily Voice, Dr. Brown had this to say about where our attention should be as the Ebola outbreak continues to frighten and grab our attention: “Ebola is a terrifying disease, but it is statistically insignificant,” Dr. Tom Brown said about the threat of Ebola in the United States. But “we can see anywhere from 30,000 to 90,000 people per year dying from the flu” in the ...

Read more..

Why Urgent Care? Professional Physicians

June 16, 2021

With the population of the United States continuing to grow, primary physicians are finding it more difficult than ever before to properly schedule and spend the necessary time with each patient. This has created an issue with the primary care system as a whole. provides a solution to this problem by providing the same quality medical care with no appointment needed. Our urgent care center is staffed with professional physician’s trained and certified to ...

Read more..

Why Urgent Care? Extended Walk-in Hours

June 16, 2021

Whither you’re a working professional, a parent, or a college student, it is important to visit for all your urgent care needs. Unfortunately, with time being so limited it’s hard to fit in the time for medical care. It is important if you have a minor condition to visit our walk-in center as soon as possible to ensure a proper diagnosis and treatment. To help mend the situation of a limited schedule, Danbury ...

Read more..

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

June 16, 2021

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Urgent Care in Danbury is committed to supporting and encouraging early detection screenings for breast cancer. Breast cancer is the number one most common cancer in women, across every demographic, followed by lung cancer . About 1 in 8 women born today will get breast cancer at some point. It is also the second most deadly cancer for women. There is good news, however: Detection tools and protocols ...

Read more..

Is it Flu Or is It a Cold?

June 16, 2021

Learn how to tell whether you have a bad cold, or flu. Sneezing, headache, fever, chills, aches and chest discomfort will are flu symptoms. Cold symptoms usually include sneezing, sore throat, minor aches and pains, a cough, congestion and a runny nose. Often these can overlap. The table below will help you distinguish whether you have a cold or the flu. Need to be tested for flu? Treated? We can do that at any of ...

Read more..

Diagnosing & Best Treatment for Poison Ivy

June 16, 2021

Many of our patients are coming in with tremendous amounts of poison ivy rashes. They are working in their gardens and doing various things around their home and coming in with spreading poison ivy. Poison ivy comes because people are exposed to the leaves and stems of the poison ivy plant, poison sumac plant, or poison oak. Wear heavy rubber gloves when doing any kind of work outside. Be aware that dogs and cats can ...

Read more..

Recent Blogs

Scroll to Top