Is Yoga Really Good For Your Health? | AFC Urgent Care North Bergen

September 8, 2022

Is Yoga Really Good For Your Health? As an exercise practice, yoga’s impact on health is met with a decent amount of skepticism. However, maintaining a regular yoga routine can provide you with physical and mental health benefits. Read about how yoga can be added to your routine to help you stay healthy, and the various benefits it brings toward improving your overall health and wellness. Engaging in yoga will help you focus on ...

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Back-to-School Health and Wellness | AFC Urgent Care North Bergen

September 8, 2022

Back-to-School Health and Wellness 2022-2023 As summer break wraps up, it’s important to refocus on preparing for the school year. When the leaves fall and the air cools, cases of sickness– including cold and flu– increase in our communities. To keep your child healthy this school year, learn about some safe practices your child can implement in their daily routine to prevent them from getting sick and missing class. It may be a busy ...

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What Should I Know About the Meningitis Vaccination?

September 6, 2022

Meningitis is a serious infection that can cause life-threatening complications. The meningitis vaccination can help protect you from this disease. Continue reading to learn more about meningitis and receive any necessary vaccine today at AFC Urgent Care North Bergen. Our center provides preventative care and urgent care services to all patients in the area. Visit us today, with no appointment necessary!   What is meningitis? Meningitis occurs when there is an infection of the meninges, the ...

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Is Monkey Pox Highly Contagious?

September 6, 2022

There has been a lot of talk about monkeypox lately. Some people are asking if it is highly contagious, and others are trying to determine how long the virus can survive on surfaces. We will take a look at what we know about monkeypox and its potential for spread. Keep in mind that the information available is limited, as this disease is still evolving, but any information that can help keep you safe from this ...

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Difference Between First and Second Degree Burns

July 19, 2022

Burns happen. They can occur from cooking indoors, grilling, styling hair, starting a bonfire, and so much more. First burns can often be treated at home, but second and third-degree burns are much more severe. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen has the tools to help treat certain second-degree burns, but it’s important to understand the differences. Friction burns, sunburns, and burns from chemicals are also possible, but they are either less common or cause ...

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How to Prevent Sun Poisoning

July 19, 2022

Sun poisoning is more common than you might think. If you are spending a lot of time outdoors and don't take proper precautions, a typical sunburn may become more severe. Sun poisoning is a result of a burn from UV light that causes redness, pain, and inflammation. Sunburns can happen in as little s fifteen minutes. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen provides treatment for sun poisoning, as long as it is not life-threatening. If ...

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Sunburn treatment: What works?

July 1, 2022

If you spend too much time in the sun without proper sun protection or clothes, you are likely to get burnt. Anyone can get a sunburn, regardless of their skin tone, which can lead to premature aging, precancerous lesions, and skin cancer. Once your skin has been burned, there is not much anyone can do to fix the skin itself, however, treatments are available to soothe your symptoms.  AFC Urgent Care North Bergen provides treatments ...

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How Can I Rehydrate My Body?

July 1, 2022

Dehydration can become life-threatening if it’s not taken care of on a hot day. There are easy ways you can maintain hydration throughout the day, but it’s important to be aware of the signs of dehydration. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen provides dehydration treatment to patients. If you are suffering from symptoms and can’t seem to hydrate, our providers can use intravenous fluids to help out your body.  Symptoms of Dehydration As ...

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Is Hepatitis B an STD?

May 25, 2022

One can develop Hepatitis B for several reasons, such as by contacting an infected person physically. If one shares the personal belongings of an infected person, they can develop this infection too. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen provides STD testing and testing for a variety of illnesses on site. Patients will have most of their results on the same day due to our on-site lab. Visit our walk-in center for care today.   What is Hepatitis ...

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Does COVID Make You Tired?

May 25, 2022

If people read the research and study the effects of COVID on the human body, they’d note that fatigue is the most common symptom. During days of COVID infection and even after, patients can feel unusually tired, dull, and without energy.  In fact, most people with COVID feel almost incapable of doing day-to-day tasks. Depending on the infection’s intensity, it can take two to three weeks for people to recover from COVID. AFC ...

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