Telehealth Urgent Care | Technology in the Healthcare Industry

April 6, 2023

The healthcare industry has evolved to include telehealth urgent care, an innovative technology that has made it easier for people worldwide to access healthcare virtually.  This medical service offers faster urgent care visits through virtual appointments, providing services from physical exams to diagnostics, which allows healthcare providers to connect with patients remotely, providing care, support, and information from a distance. This can be particularly beneficial for patients with mobility or transportation issues, with busy schedules ...

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STI and STD Awareness Month: How To Prevent STD’s and Where To Get Tested

March 31, 2023

Are you worried about contracting an STD or an STI? Sexually transmitted diseases (STD’s) and sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) are a serious matter, especially when untreated. Recently, there has been a rise in cases of syphilis and other sexually transmitted infections/diseases that warrants a PSA for anyone having sex out there. ***Stop having unprotected sex and learn more about ways to prevent getting an STD or STI! Yes, the thought of getting ...

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Spring Is Here And So Are Spring Allergies And Asthma Flare Ups!

March 6, 2023

The winter season is coming to an end and it looks like spring is coming early this year. We’re sure most of you are probably realizing this, but because of the warm winter we had this year, it potentially means we’re going to have a bad spring allergy season.  Why? Because of the sporadic temperatures we’ve had these past few months, also known as the “priming effect”, our noses and eyes are ...

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Do Urgent Care Providers Offer On-Site Lab Services?

March 1, 2023

Urgent care providers offer convenient, time-saving alternatives to visiting an emergency room for minor, non-life-threatening medical conditions. These healthcare centers typically have shorter wait times and offer services like X-rays, urgent treatment of colds and flu, sprains, strains, and fractures, on-site lab tests, and physicals. Urgent care centers provide efficient diagnoses of various health problems, ranging from minor to severe. Some are also equipped with on-site lab testing capabilities so that patients can get results ...

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All Blocked Up? Here Are a Few Sinus Infection Cures

February 27, 2023

A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is a frustrating ailment that causes a runny nose, congestion, swollen and/or itching eyes, a sore throat, headaches, and other symptoms. While there isn’t necessarily a quick sinus infection cure, there are certainly ways that you can ease your discomfort and speed up your recovery.  If you’re suffering from sinusitis, know that you aren’t alone; approximately 90% of patients with colds have an element of viral ...

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The Many Benefits of Visiting an Urgent Care Provider

February 22, 2023

Local urgent care centers in Rocky Hill, or family walk-in clinics, offer patients convenient and affordable urgent healthcare services. When you visit a family walk-in clinic, you can expect quick, quality care at a fraction of the cost of your local emergency room.  Emergency rooms tend to be very busy and crowded and are associated with longer waiting times and higher fees. By going to a walk-in doctor’s office for a non-life-threatening illness or injury ...

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My Throat Hurts: Do I Have COVID-19 Or Strep Throat?

February 6, 2023

Sore throats are very common in the winter months, and many people are wondering if they have strep throat, COVID-19 or something else. It’s understandable that you may assume you’ve got COVID-19 because of the new B.1.1.529 Omicron variant, but that’s not the only winter illness you should be worrying about.  The main difference between COVID-19 and strep throat is that COVID-19 is caused by a viral infection while ...

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Urgent Care vs Emergency Room: The Key Differences

February 2, 2023

What is an urgent care clinic? And how does it differ from the emergency room? When should you go to the emergency room, and when should you go to an urgent care center? Whatever questions you may have, AFC has the answers.    What Is An Urgent Care Clinic? Urgent care is the level of healthcare that lies between your primary care physician (PCP) and the emergency room. When you go to urgent care, you can ...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Thyroid Disease: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

January 3, 2023

Thyroid disease is a common, yet often overlooked condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While it may not always be easy to recognize the symptoms, it’s important to be aware of the causes and treatments for thyroid disease.  A healthy thyroid is essential for many bodily functions, and a lot of potential health problems can arise when something goes wrong. An imbalance of these systems can be a real threat to your overall ...

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RSV in Children: What You Should Know

December 3, 2022

COVID, flu and now RSV? Oh my!! What’s next? Welcome to this season's viral Trifecta! RSV is spreading throughout the U.S and children’s hospitals are filling up with children sick with RSV. If you’re unsure if your child has it or how to get tested for it, AFC Urgent Care Rocky Hill has created a guide for you to understand what it is, and what to do if your child ...

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