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How Should I Prepare for Flu Season During COVID-19?

It’s better to prepare for the flu season than not. A flu infection can cause severe illness and complications. The seasonal flu sweeps through the country each year and infects thousands of people along the way. You should do what’s necessary to prevent catching the flu especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. This time around you […]

By |August 25th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on How Should I Prepare for Flu Season During COVID-19?

How to Prepare Your Student for Back to School

Schools are starting to begin their academic year with virtual, in-person or hybrid learning for students. Whether your student is preparing to return to school this fall or are going to be learning at home for the time being, you should take some time to discuss safety measures with your children for when they are […]

By |August 20th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Prepare Your Student for Back to School

How to Tell if Your Cut Needs Stitches

Injuries can occur at any time, from bumping into something to accidentally missing when slicing up your dinner to tripping on a crack in the sidewalk while walking or going for a jog. Among the most common of injuries are cuts and lacerations, which can be misleading by appearance. Cuts can initially appear superficial while […]

By |July 8th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Tell if Your Cut Needs Stitches

American Heart Month: Tips to Improve Your Heart Health

Did you know that February is American heart month? With heart attack remaining the leading cause of death in the US, it’s no surprise there’s a month dedicated to helping to educate people about their heart and heart health. There’s always room for improvement when it comes to your heart health, and these tips are […]

By |February 26th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on American Heart Month: Tips to Improve Your Heart Health

What is a Normal Cholesterol Level?

Cholesterol’s a tough subject, but it doesn’t have to be. Knowing your average cholesterol level is essential to your well-being now and in the future. What exactly is cholesterol, you ask? Well, it’s a fat-like, waxy substance found in your body’s cells. Your liver makes cholesterol, and it’s located in some foods such as dairy and […]

By |November 15th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What is a Normal Cholesterol Level?

When to Visit an Urgent Care for the Flu!

For most people, it’s the joy of the holidays that they know of when it’s fall or winter. For some, it’s flu season! The influenza virus, also known as the flu, tends to ruin the fun for millions ever year.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states the influenza virus is circulating. Unfortunately, the […]

By |November 12th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on When to Visit an Urgent Care for the Flu!

How Much Candy Is Too Much On Halloween?

Halloween is the time of year where candy is displayed everywhere. Whether there are mini snickers, skittle, or tootsie rolls, almost every establishment and every house will have it available wherever you go. But how much is too much? It is fine to allow yourself to try a few pieces of your favorite candy throughout […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Much Candy Is Too Much On Halloween?

How To Tell If You Have A Break Or Sprain

You might have been playing football when you feel a sharp pain in your ankle, and it hurts to walk on it. This could be one of three options, a sprain, strain, or a break. Most people hope it is not a break, and a strain is a better option compared to a sprain. The […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How To Tell If You Have A Break Or Sprain

Importance Of STD Testing

September is Sexual Health Awareness Month and you should use this opportunity to undergo STD/STI testing at AFC Urgent Care Natick. Knowing your STD/STI status is important to your overall health as well as your safety. We are here to teach the importance of getting tested and why you should regularly schedule yourself to get […]

By |September 26th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Importance Of STD Testing

Why The Flu Shot Is Important

The end of September is here, and fall isn’t the only thing that is back this year. Flu season is here, and AFC Urgent Care Natick would is here to remind you to get your flu shot this year! A busy fall is full of holidays, parties, traveling, and plenty of cooking. The last thing […]

By |September 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why The Flu Shot Is Important