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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Heat Illness Prevention & Treatment

June 16, 2021

During this incredibly prolonged hot period, what can you do to recognize heat related disorders in yourself and your loved ones and prevent it? All heat related disorders are 100% preventable. Avoid alcohol, caffeine and carbonated beverages. During a heat wave always make sure you drinks a lot of water and electrolyte drinks. If you feel light headed, lose consciousness, or just don’t feel well. Visit your primary care doctor or visit us here ...

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Diagnosing & Treating Ticks and Lyme Disease

June 16, 2021

This time of year deer ticks are a common occurrence, here in New England deer ticks are especially a threat. Most tick bites don’t expose people to Lyme Disease, but deer ticks do. In fact, most deer ticks don’t even carry Lyme Disease but in this part of the country a very significant percentage of deer ticks do. How do you know if the tick you’ve been bitten by puts you at ...

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Diagnosing & Treating Allergies

June 16, 2021

This time of year, lots of people are dealing with allergies. It’s a high pollen season and allergies that typically end around this time may extend well into July this year. If you have any symptoms such as running nose, itchy or watery eyes you may be suffering from allergies. A lot of over the counter medications, such as Claritin and Benadryl, are very effective with fairly minimal side effects. If those don’t ...

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West Nile Virus Prevention Tips

June 14, 2021

This time of year at we see more mosquito borne illnesses that are particularly concerning. West Nile virus can cause a serious condition known as West Nile Encephalitis, which is an infection and inflammation of the brain. West Nile virus was originally detected in the West Nile region of Uganda around 1937, since that time it has spread to many parts of the world, including the United States. In 1999 the first case was detected ...

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