Common Winter Illnesses in Kids

December 28, 2020

There are a few illnesses that are common among children in the Winter. Adults can catch them too, but the symptoms are usually very different. With the second wave of COVID happening, it’s important to keep your children safe from other preventable diseases. If you or a loved one feels under the weather this season, bring them to AFC Urgent Care Worcester. Here is a list of winter illnesses in children we can diagnose ...

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How to Avoid Winter Dry Skin

December 28, 2020

Dry skin is no fun, and in the cold months, it typically gets worse. Humidity is low in Winter, and the moisture in the air is what helps keep your skin from drying out. At AFC Urgent Care Worcester, we are here to provide you with all the information you need to feel comfortable this season. These wellness tips are applicable to help families with small children and grandparents feel their best all season long ...

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How to tell the difference between COVID-19 and the flu

November 16, 2020

With flu season among us, it can be hard to make the distinction between COVID-19 and the flu. Many of the symptoms are similar between the two, and understanding the differences could end up saving a life. COVID-19 is highly contagious in comparison to the flu, and with no vaccine, it’s important to take the proper steps to protect yourself and others. Symptoms of the flu Symptoms of the flu can range from mild ...

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How to stay healthy this holiday season

November 16, 2020

The holidays bring around a lot of good feelings to others, from quality time with loved ones to enjoying hot chocolate on a cold day. During this time, it is extremely important to remember to take time for ourselves to recharge, as this can often end up being a very overwhelming time. Maintaining your personal health throughout the holidays is the best way to stay happy for the months that follow. Here are some of ...

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Staying Prepared During the 2020 Flu Season and COVID-19

October 30, 2020

Fall and winter tend to be stressful times, but 2020 has made that truer than ever! COVID-19 has changed nearly every aspect of daily lives across the country (and the globe!) and that won’t be stopping anytime soon. In addition to battling COVID-19 this winter, flu season is officially in full swing. The best way to protect your health this winter is to stay prepared and understand the risks of both viruses, so let ...

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Seasonal Safety: Winter Snow Shoveling

December 31, 2019

Each season comes with its own set of risks and potential injuries. Out of all the seasons, you may not think of winter as a dangerous one considering more time is spent inside. That couldn’t be further from the truth! Winter is a time that poses unique safety risks related to harsh weather conditions. Luckily, knowing what the risks are can help you to avoid injury during the winter months. Is Shoveling Really Dangerous ...

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How to Deal with Asthma Attacks

November 15, 2019

Asthma is the most common respiratory illness today in the U.S., where the symptoms and treatment should be taken seriously. Knowing if your asthma attack is minor or severe will determine how to deal with the asthma attack. Severe cases can be life-threatening. Read on to find out more on how to deal with asthma attacks, and how to get help. Common Symptoms of an Asthma Attack Knowing if your symptoms are common or ...

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Top Tips for Maintaining a Safe Kitchen during the Holiday Season!

December 12, 2018

The holidays are a time of merry wishes and joyful celebration with the family, which usually require a busy kitchen to prepare large meals, desserts, and other festive eats! With hours filled with caroling and gift-giving, kitchen safety may be the last thing on your mind as you’re trying to enjoy the evening. So how can you maintain a safe kitchen during the holiday season and treat kitchen-related injuries without disrupting the yuletide joy ...

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When to Choose Either Urgent Care or Emergency Care Services

December 12, 2018

Your health is one of, if not the, most important part of your life to manage. Deciding which services to use, and what facilities are the most appropriate for your healthcare needs, can be extremely stressful. You’ll likely ask yourself if your medical conditions require urgent care services or emergency care. The basic rule of thumb is that urgent care is ideal for preventive care and related services while emergency care should be used ...

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Be Prepared To Fight Fall Allergies

November 13, 2018

If you have seasonal allergies or all year around allergies then you know now is the time when your fall allergies will start to kick in! But don’t let this year be like all the other years before, get ahead of fall allergies! AFC Urgent Care Worcester is here to help give you some pointers on how to keep your allergies at bay & make sure you enjoy the beautiful fall season! Stay Ahead Of ...

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