Strep Throat Versus COVID-19: What’s The Difference?

January 28, 2022

Strep Throat Versus COVID-19: What’s The Difference?

  Sore throats are very common in the winter months, and many people are wondering if they have strep throat or COVID-19. Cases of COVID-19 have been increasing in the past few months. It’s understandable that you may assume you’ve got COVID-19, but that’s not the only winter illness you should be worrying about. Unlike COVID-19 which is caused by a viral infection, strep throat is caused by a bacterial infection. Strep is ...

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COVID-19 Testing Is Not “One” Type Of Test: Know Your Options And Differences

January 7, 2022

COVID-19 Testing Is Not “One” Type Of Test: Know Your Options And Differences

  AFC Urgent Care West Hartford is performing COVID-19 testing for employers, living facilities, nursing homes and friends and families surrounding the West Hartford area. As we continue to increase testing and offer more testing options after the holidays, many of you have questions concerning the types of COVID-19 tests offered. It can be confusing! You may have heard of “rapid testing”, “PCR Testing” and “Antigen testing”, but are probably not aware of the differences.. For ...

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