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Health Benefits of Eating In-Season Produce

Eating fresh produce is always a good idea when it comes to your health, but eating in-season fruits and vegetables can be even more beneficial for your well-being. A diet rich in produce can help reduce the risk of diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease and even some forms of cancer. By eating […]

By |September 25th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Health Benefits of Eating In-Season Produce

Why Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

If your child is playing a sport this fall, it’s time to start thinking about a sports physical, also known as a Preparticipation Physical Exam (PPE). Before a player can compete, most schools and sports leagues will require a physical. Typically, there are two sections the PPE – a medical history review and a physical […]

By |September 20th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

Benefits of Visiting Urgent Care

For those life mishaps: work-related injuries, getting hurt playing a pick-up game of basketball, or feeling under the weather, you may consider putting off your injury of illness to save time and money, or you’ll suck it up and check yourself into the emergency room.

When you go to the emergency room, you may find yourself […]

By |September 14th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Benefits of Visiting Urgent Care

Operation AFC CARES!

American Family Care is collecting donations for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey!

AFC has kicked off this fundraising event with an initial donation of $5,000! Your donation will enable American Family Care to respond and help people recover from this tragedy.

Donate below to provide medicine and supplies today. Thousands of people are in desperate need of […]

By |September 5th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Operation AFC CARES!

August is National Immunization Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), and AFC Urgent Care Norwalk would like to encourage you to stop in for a hassle-free checkup to ensure you and your family are up to date on your vaccinations. Immunizations are important for people of all ages and help prevent countless, often deadly, diseases. Vaccines are administered to stimulate […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on August is National Immunization Month

American Family Care Named to the Inc. 5000 List for the Fourth Time

American Family Care Named to the Inc. 5000 List for the Fourth Time
Health care leader again ranks as one of nation’s fastest growing companies

(August 16, 2017) BIRMINGHAM, AL. – For the fourth time, American Family Care (AFC) has earned a spot on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list – an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest […]

By |August 17th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on American Family Care Named to the Inc. 5000 List for the Fourth Time

Preventing Heat Injuries for the Elderly

Summertime temperatures can pose a threat for all – especially the elderly. Due to how the body naturally changes with age, older adults are at greater risk for heat-related injuries. Society harps on young adults for the importance of sunscreen, staying hydrated and other health precautions during the warm season, but have we truly considered […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Preventing Heat Injuries for the Elderly

Grilling Good Times with Safety on the Menu

After being cooped up in the house all winter, it’s only natural to want to get outside with family and friends and enjoy some outdoor recreation. That usually means a tasty meal cooked on an outdoor grill with plenty of cool drinks to wash it all down. As carefree as it might sound, it’s not […]

By |July 21st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Grilling Good Times with Safety on the Menu

What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

Summer is a busy time for urgent care centers. Learn how you can avoid some of the most common summer injuries while you have your fun in the sun.

 

Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year! With vacations, backyard barbecues, fireworks shows and more to look forward to, there’s lots of fun […]

By |July 21st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

Summertime – the kids are home with loads of free time! They may feel inclined to relax on the couch until school starts up again in the fall, but don’t let them miss out on the lively energy of those summer months. AFC Urgent Care Norwalk encourages parents and kids to take advantage of the beautiful […]

By |July 7th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids
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