COVID vaccine appointments are available at AFC Urgent Care West Springfield only.
Phase 1 and Phase 2 (Groups 1 & 2) currently eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine.

Appointment availability is TBD.

Back to School: Staying Healthy In and Out of the Classroom

Kids spend more time at school during the year than anywhere else, and while every parent knows the back to school season is filled with shopping excursions, new school supplies and other preparations, there is one other important thing many people forget. It’s time to make your children’s health part of your back to school …

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Spring Sport Injuries

Spring is here and it is time for Spring Sports! Here are some tips to avoid becoming injured this season. 1) Have a physical performed: Many organization require these to begin with, but if you are not required to have a sport physical, it is recommended to receive one. It can screen for potential problems …

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Bronchitis

Bronchitis is the inflammation of passages in the lungs known as the bronchi. Upon inflammation, airways become restricted. This causes coughing & breathlessness. Those who smoke are more prone to chronic bronchitis and may find it harder to recover from bouts of bronchitis. Symptoms include wheezing, coughing with phlegm, and soreness in the chest. If …

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Travel Medicine for Spring Breakers

Spring break is right around the corner for area colleges! Springfield is home to Springfield College, Western New England College, and American International College. We hope students have fun spring break destinations in mind, but if your travel includes travel abroad, it is highly recommended to consult a travel clinic doctor before you leave. The …

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Urgent Care vs Emergency Room

A new trend in health care is booming in recent years. Urgent Care centers have been popping up in many different places across the country. These centers are a middle ground between the emergency room and your primary care. When your injury or illness is not severe enough for the emergency room and you cannot …

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Flu FAQs

Every Flu season our doctors see many patients asking similar questions regarding the Flu and Flu Shot. We wanted to answer some of those questions here for you. What is the Flu? The flu is a virus caused respiratory illness. You may experience cold-like symptoms but with more severity. Symptoms can also include fever, body …

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