5 Tips On How To Prevent Angry Bees From Stinging

August 24, 2021

They’re back! Angry bee season is upon us. During the late summer and early fall, as they come to the end of their yearly cycle and prepare to die off, bees, especially yellow jackets, and wasps, become very aggressive and can potentially sting you if provoked. Bee stings hurt and for some it can be potentially fatal if you’re allergic. But, not to worry, there are plenty of things you can do to ...

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Annual Physicals: What Your Child Needs Before They Go Back To School

August 19, 2021

Is your child excited to go back to school in-person? They’re going to need an annual physical before they go. July and August are the months to get their annual physicals done. What your child needs before they go back to school is a full comprehensive physical that evaluates their overall health. Physicals are a great way to determine if they’re healthy, up to date on immunizations and cleared to participate in school ...

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Annual Physicals: What Your Child Needs Before They Go Back To School

August 17, 2021

Is your child excited to go back to school in-person? They’re going to need an annual physical before they go.   August is the month that everyone gets their annual physicals done. What your child needs before they go back to school is a full comprehensive physical that evaluates their overall health. Physicals are a great way to determine if they’re healthy, up to date on immunization and cleared to participate in school sports ...

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Travel Vaccines You Will Need For Summer 2021

July 20, 2021

Travel Vaccines You Will Need For Summer 2021

Summer is here, and those brave enough are getting our passports ready for a quick getaway. Rates of COVID-19 may be dropping in the U.S, but there are still other countries where the virus and its variants, specifically the latest- Delta variant still prevail. More than ever before, whether you're planning on going to another state or flying internationally, you'll want to prepare for COVID-19 and for other local illnesses. And no ...

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4th Of July 2021: Safety Precautions And Health Tips

July 1, 2021

With COVID-19 vaccination levels rising, many Torrington residents are getting ancy and are ready to celebrate this Fourth of July. It’s been two years since we’ve had a “normal” 4th of July, and this year many of us are getting out of the house to go to firework events, barbecues, family gatherings, and the beach. Finally! As we plan for these events, we also need to keep in mind some safety precautions as ...

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Why is Gut health important? and what your gut can be telling you about your health.

April 30, 2021

With our current state of affairs and the stay at home fatigue setting in we are more inclined to head to the kitchen for that unnecessary snack or an extra portion during mealtime which leads to tummy issues and perhaps a bout or two of an upset stomach—and rightfully so. Especially since symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome aka IBS can be caused by stress, anxiety and an unhealthy lifestyle. When it comes to your ...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Frequently Asked Questions And Answers

April 30, 2021

AFC Urgent Care is very closely monitoring the evolving changes of the COVID-19 crisis, and we assure you that as more information is being released about the outbreak we will keep you informed. This page continues to be updated as more information becomes available. We recognize you may be feeling concerned and frightened by the overwhelming amount of information on the coronavirus outbreak — we’re here to help. Staying informed about how the virus spreads ...

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Connecticut Is Returning To Work: How to Stay COVID-19 Free

April 30, 2021

When is it safe to return to work? Governor Lamont’s plan to return to work has already rolled out on May 20th for phase 1. But, with Phase 2 around the corner many businesses that are yet to open are still preparing in order to make their facilities cleaned and prepped for its employees and customers. AFC Urgent Care Torrington wants to help Connecticut return to work, but this also means helping employees and ...

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Social Distancing Sex, STD’s and COVID-19; A Tough Situation

April 29, 2021

Let’s face it: Social distancing and sex don’t blend well together. As some of you may be going crazy in isolation trying to send “What are you doing ;)?” texts at 1 am, there’s a good chance you’re putting at least one person at an unnecessary risk of exposure to COVID-19 as well as unwanted STDS. So what do single people do during this time? We’ll it’s all about staying ...

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Antibody Testing for COVID-19 At AFC Urgent Care Torrington, CT

April 29, 2021

AFC Urgent Care Torrington is now offering the serology antibody test. This new test detects IgG antibody in blood which indicates that the individual has been exposed to Covid-19 also referred to as the CoronaVirus. An appointment is not required for testing and the test is free of charge at our urgent care center. Please wear a mask when you come to AFC Urgent Care Torrington for antibody testing. I’ve heard there are different ...

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