News & Updates

Winter Is Coming…And So Is Flu Season

The colder months are nearly here, which means it’s time to prepare yourself to fight against the flu. Catching the flu is quite a taxing ordeal, almost always resulting in having to call out sick from work. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has done studies that show there is a notable spike in illness-related work absences each […]

By |October 31st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Winter Is Coming…And So Is Flu Season

Slips & Falls in the Workplace

Injuries in the workplace can cost you a lot.  Between absenteeism, decline in productivity, and workers’ compensation claims, your line of business can end up in a world of trouble from one minor accident.

One of the most common workplace injuries include slips and trips.  It seems like an innocent injury, until the pain is unbearable […]

By |October 31st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Slips & Falls in the Workplace

Visiting AFC Urgent Care Norwalk

When you walk into AFC Urgent Care in Norwalk, you immediately feel welcome.  I was greeted by Janet Nazarian, Director of Marketing and Community Relations– whose positive energy radiates the room.

Janet just started this journey into the medical field two years ago. Coming from a sales and marketing background, one thing this company has […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Visiting AFC Urgent Care Norwalk

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
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