What are some potential long-term effects from COVID?

January 19, 2022

When COVID-19 first started making the news in March of 2020, one of the major unanswered questions involved potential long-term symptoms. Now, almost two years later, we have more insight into the virus and more answers to the uncertainty. In most cases of COVID, patients are fully recovered within ten days of their symptoms. However, some cases, even mild ones, have symptoms weeks to months later. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen provides COVID-19 testing to ...

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What are Signs of a Concussion?

January 19, 2022

Concussions are common among children, but they can occur in adults in some instances. Even the most “mild” of concussions are very serious and should be treated as such. Concussions can occur when there is trauma to the head. They can also occur if the body is hit so hard it causes the head the jolt back and forth. Concussions are when the brain bumps around in the skull. While more severe concussions should be ...

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Should I Get a COVID Booster Shot?

November 30, 2021

As the Delta variant and new Omicron variant continue to spread, debates, conversations, and questions about a COVID booster shot heat up. COVID-19 guidance changes with new developments as learning are associated with COVID-19 and vaccination continues. This can leave people confused, skeptical, and even fearful. Vaccine booster shots are anything but new, and from the get-go, scientists alluded to the fact that boosters would probably be necessary for the near future. It’s a ...

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Preventing Injuries During Thanksgiving

November 10, 2021

Thanksgiving is a festive time for families to come together and eat delicious meals, interact and have fun, and make lasting memories. It’s also the time of year when injuries tend to spike. The combination of the change in weather and life becoming busier creates a recipe for disaster for some people who become distracted or overwhelmed. From slip-and-falls to burns, injuries are a common feature of the thanksgiving period. How can you prevent ...

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Do I Have Allergies or COVID?

October 28, 2021

As we move into flu season, seasonal allergies are also common for millions of Americans. With COVID-19 still plaguing our society, it’s important to recognize the differences in symptoms. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen provides COVID testing to all patients in need. Our providers can also recommend treatments for seasonal allergies or other symptoms. Visit our center today to feel your best as soon as possible. Allergy Symptoms Not everyone with allergies will suffer ...

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Will Strep Throat Resolve Itself?

October 14, 2021

A sore throat is common in many different contagious illnesses. If flu-like symptoms or common cold symptoms accompany your sore throat, it’s possible you do not have strep. Continue reading to learn common symptoms & treatment options. Visit AFC Urgent Care North Bergen today to receive care and treatment for any symptoms you experience. Symptoms of Strep Throat No other symptoms will be present if you have strep throat. Symptoms such as a cough, runny ...

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Benefits of an Early Flu Shot

September 24, 2021

With flu season coming up, you’re probably hearing a lot about getting your vaccine. You’re also probably wondering if you need to get it in the first place. The short answer is yes – a flu shot is a great way to protect yourself and others from getting sick from the influenza virus. But if you need more convincing, here are a few great benefits of getting an early flu shot. AFC Urgent Care ...

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What are Common Sports Injuries?

September 10, 2021

Playing sports is a great way to stay active, socialize, and just have some fun. Unfortunately, athletes can experience injury during play or training that can stop them from playing. If your child is participating in after-school sports, you should be aware of common sports injuries, their treatment, and how to prevent them. Keep reading to learn more. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen is available to help treat any potential sports injuries. Our providers can ...

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Back-to-School Health Tips

August 25, 2021

When children go back to school, they are in close contact with others compared to over the summer. Children are more likely to get sick from their schoolmates due to this. Use these health tips to keep your child healthy this school year. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen is here to help keep your children safe and healthy. Our providers can recommend and prescribe the best treatment for any illness they may have. Visit our ...

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How Do I Know if I Have the Delta Variant?

August 19, 2021

The Delta variant has a lot of similarities to other variants and the original strain of COVID. There is no test that can tell if a specific case is the Delta variant, however, due to the high transmission rate, it can be assumed almost all cases are the variant. Visit AFC Urgent Care North Bergen today for a COVID-19 test. Patients can get an appointment or walk in today to get tested. Differences in the ...

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