Immigration Physical FAQs | AFC Urgent Care Paramus

September 13, 2022

Immigration Physical FAQs for New Residents An immigration physical is a necessary step you must take if you are planning to immigrate to the United States. Immigration medical examinations are used to check if new residents meet the health standards for admission, ensuring the health and safety of all communities. At AFC Urgent Care Paramus, our U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Designated Civil Surgeons are ready and available to conduct immigration physicals. Read some ...

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Food Poisoning Symptoms and Treatment | AFC Urgent Care Paramus

September 13, 2022

Food Poisoning: What Are The Symptoms and Treatment? Food poisoning, also called foodborne illness, is illness caused by eating contaminated food. If you’re experiencing food poisoning sickness, visit AFC Urgent Care Paramus on a walk-in basis to receive proper food poisoning treatment and start feeling better fast. Skip the home remedies and take control of your health and well-being. Our team may prescribe you antibiotics or replace lost fluids depending on how severe your ...

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Why Are Vaccines Important?

August 29, 2022

It seems like every other day, there is a new report of a disease outbreak. Measles, Mumps, Whooping Cough- these diseases are making a comeback and it is putting us all at risk. So why are vaccines important, and why should you get vaccinated? Vaccines are critical to our health and development as a society. That is why you can find the most common vaccines at AFC Urgent Care Paramus. AFC Paramus is available for ...

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What is the Best Treatment for Bee Stings?

August 29, 2022

Bees are essential to the environment, and it's important to take precautions when around them. Bee stings can be painful, but there are ways to treat them. What is the best way to treat a bee sting? Keep reading to find out! AFC Urgent Care Paramus is here to help treat any bee sting and subsequent reactions. It's important to know when an allergic reaction is becoming anaphylactic, which requires emergency care in ...

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How Long Does it Take for Poison Ivy to Stop Spreading?

July 30, 2022

If you've ever experienced coming into contact with poison ivy, you know that it can spread like wildfire. In fact, the plant is so notorious for its ability to cause misery that it has even been given its own nickname: "the rash from hell." So just how long does it take for poison ivy to stop spreading? What can you do to help speed up the healing process?  AFC Urgent Care Paramus provides treatment ...

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Urgent Care vs. ER for Injuries

July 30, 2022

What if you had a cut on your finger and you needed some stitches? What would you do? Go to the ER or go to urgent care? Many people don't know the difference between the two, so they just go to the closest place. But, there can be a big difference in price and wait time. So, what's the best option for you?  AFC Urgent Care Paramus is open seven days a week ...

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What is the Best Treatment for a Bad Sunburn?

June 22, 2022

Sunburns happen to millions of people each year. As people visit tropical locations for vacations, they increase their chance of getting sunburnt. Sunburns are caused by too much exposure to UV rays. They can happen from the sun itself or artificial sun such as tanning beds. It’s possible to get sunburnt when it’s cloudy, it does not need to be sunny. AFC Urgent Care Paramus provides sunburn treatment to all patients in need ...

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What are Some Summer Safety Tips?

June 22, 2022

Most people have many different events throughout the summer, such as summer camps, picnics, or just general outdoor fun. It’s important to be aware of any potential problems that might happen and prevent them from the start. Safety is crucial to having a fun and risk-free summer! AFC Urgent Care Paramus is here to help all residents of our community stay safe. We understand that accidents happen, which is why we are available seven ...

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What are Tick Borne Illnesses?

May 25, 2022

Ticks are tiny arthropods that one will typically find in plant life, shrubbery, trees, and grass. When humans suffer from tick bites, they’re at risk of developing bacteria that can transmit into their bloodstreams. Eventually, this bacteria can give rise to tick-borne illnesses in infected people. AFC Urgent Care Paramus is able to remove ticks from your skin and diagnose you with any tick-borne illnesses. If you have been bit by a tick, visit ...

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Can My Child Go to School with Pink Eye?

May 25, 2022

Pink eye is a common eye condition that occurs in more than three million people in the U.S alone every year. Although highly contagious, this condition is treatable and does not have a lasting impact on an eye. The only inconvenience is that pink eye generally takes two weeks or more to heal, and being extremely contagious, it may pass through the family. It is particularly upsetting when children develop this condition, especially when ...

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