3 COVID-19 Health And Safety Tips for This Christmas Season

December 2, 2021

3 COVID-19 Health And Safety Tips for This Christmas Season

Are you planning on celebrating Christmas with family and friends? Make sure you consider everyone's health and safety because COVID-19 is still around, and is most likely here to stay, in one shape or form. Although ( good news!!)  we now have vaccines for COVID-19 and faster testing options like the Rapid test, there are still people who are not vaccinated who are at risk of exposure to the new Delta variant and other emerging ...

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National Diabetes Awareness Month Highlights a Health Condition You Want To Avoid

November 3, 2021

National Diabetes Awareness Month Highlights a Health Condition You Want To Avoid

  It’s National Diabetes Awareness month and AFC Urgent Care Malden is here to educate you about the dangers of developing diabetes. Trust us, this is a health condition you want to avoid.  Diabetes affects more than millions of people in the United States every day. The disease affects the production of insulin in your body and may lead to sugar build up in your blood. If not managed it may also damage nerves, blood ...

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Getting Your Flu Shot And COVID-19 Vaccine in 2021. Now’s the time!

September 30, 2021

Getting Your Flu Shot And COVID-19 Vaccine in 2021. Now’s the time!

“Do I have to get a flu shot and COVID-19 vaccinated?”. Yes, because both viruses can knock you off your feet, and It has been proven that you can contract both at the same time. As we’re approaching the 2021/2022 flu season, some of you may be eligible for your COVID-19 booster shot.. Others may be getting their COVID-19 vaccine for the first time. The good news is that the CDC states that ...

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Don’t Forget Your Child’s Back To School Physical And Immunizations

August 17, 2021

It’s that time of year. August is notorious for back to school shopping and supplies. But, don’t forget your child’s back to school physical and immunizations!   If your child missed their annual physical last year, then this one is going to be the most important physical yet. Why? Because physicals are a great way to determine if they’re healthy, up to date on immunizations, and cleared to participate in school sports ...

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Men’s Health Month: What are the Top Threats?

June 10, 2021

" Throughout June, we are focusing on men’s health and working toward educating our community on ways to prevent illness and injury. In the United States, the top threats to men’s health include heart disease, cancer, lower respiratory disease, unintentional injuries, and stroke. There are certain measures men (and women, really) can take every day to prevent these illnesses in the long run.  At AFC Urgent Care Malden, we want to educate the public ...

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How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion This Summer

May 27, 2021

" Heatstroke, or heat exhaustion, happens when someone is exposed to high temperatures for too long. When the body’s internal temperature reaches 104 degrees Fahrenheit, they may begin to experience symptoms. Heatstroke is a severe illness and requires medical attention when it happens. Thankfully, it can be easily prevented and predicted. AFC Urgent Care Malden wants you to be safe this summer. Learn more about heatstroke and visit us for any urgent needs that are ...

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Long-term Effects of Smoking

May 12, 2021

" Smoking cigarettes is a bad habit for people all around the world. It’s no secret that smoking is bad for you, but many cigarette smokers don’t realize just how bad it can be in the long term. The more than 600 chemicals in cigarettes turn into over 7,000 chemicals when they’re burned! Those chemicals are breathed directly into your lungs and immediately start affecting your nervous, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems. With ...

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Stress Effects on the Brain

April 29, 2021

" Stress is a normal part of life, and there is no way to truly eliminate it completely. Stress can come in different forms and provide its own set of symptoms for each person. Too much stress, however, can harm our lives. AFC Urgent Care Malden is dedicated to improving the overall health of all of our patients. That is why we provide resources for living healthy lives. Call or visit us today to receive information ...

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What is World Health Day?

April 12, 2021

" Many people may consider themselves healthy if they are without any disease. However, to say that a person is healthy requires the analysis of a set of factors, such as quality of life involving both the mental and physical aspects. Health is not an easy state to achieve since not all people can live without sorrows and interacting with the rest of society harmoniously. Health should be seen as a form of total well-being, which ...

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Signs of an Unhealthy Kidney

March 23, 2021

" Healthy kidneys are imperative for a healthy lifestyle. They are in charge of filtering out impurities in our blood and removing excess waste. They also help to control blood pressure and the production of red blood cells. When the kidneys become damaged, they are unable to perform their job. They can become damaged due to diabetes, high blood pressure, and other chronic illnesses. If you think you are experiencing early problems with your kidney, visit ...

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