Prevent the Flu from happening to YOU!

Unpredictable, but completely avoidable with a single dose vaccination, flu season is officially here. The flu affects thousands of people every year, making it even more important for you and your family to receive their vaccination. Every year the string of influenza virus changes, making last year’s shot useless and no longer applicable in fighting …

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Is There a Difference Between Antibody Testing and Diagnostic Testing for COVID-19? 

Getting tested for COVID-19 is a nerve-wracking thing to do, but it’s more important than ever to be informed about your health. COVID-19 testing helps to identify cases, slow the spread, and flatten the curve. Did you know that there are two types of COVID-19 testing? Antibody testing and diagnostic testing both play an important …

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Frequently Asked Questions About Coronavirus

COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, is a brand-new virus in the news for how quickly it is spreading, with over 112,000 presumptive positive cases reported in the state as of July 13th. This virus was originally detected in Wuhan, China, and has quickly made its way worldwide. COVID-19 is unlike many other illnesses and …

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Can Stress Cause Heart Problems?

It is hard to go through life without being stressed at one point or another. However, while some amount of stress is normal, when it becomes chronic and starts affecting your ability to get through your days, then it can become an issue for your health, including your heart health. As we continue to recognize …

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What Is the Fastest Way to Get Rid of a Sinus Infection?

Oh, the joys of winter! Although there are many fun things about the winter season, such as making snow angels, enjoying hot chocolate and spending time with family and friends during the holidays, there are also some not-so-fun things about this time of year, such as a higher risk of sinus infections. Our team at …

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Shoveling Safety Tips

The winter can be a wonderful time of year. Families all over the world come together to enjoy what can be a winter wonderland. As snow blankets homes and cities, one can forget just how dangerous winter can be. While the holidays may come and go, the inconvenience of the snow lingers long into the …

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How Do You Fix Incontinence?

With Bladder Health Month this November, our team at AFC Urgent Care Springfield wants you to start paying attention to a part of your body you might not think about until you go to the restroom—your bladder. There are several bladder problems out there, including cystitis, overactive bladder, and interstitial cystitis. In today’s blog, we’re going …

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What Drinks Are Good for Your Bladder?

November is Bladder Health Month! We don’t often think about our bladders until something is wrong, but this month provides the opportunity to learn more about keeping the bladder healthy. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Springfield offers some perspective on the topic. What Are the Symptoms of Bladder Issues? While many …

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