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Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Antibody Testing

As states prepare to reopen, people may be looking for more information about COVID-19, particularly if they have been exposed to it and if they have any type of protection against the virus. AFC Urgent Care Norwalk is offering antibody testing for asymptomatic patients to test for COVID-19 antibodies. 
What does antibody testing do?
COVID-19 antibody testing […]

By |May 28th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Mental Health Tips During Quarantine

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought on some very new and unique challenges.  We are navigating unchartered waters with this virus, making it important to find new ways to work and interact while also taking care of our mental health and well-being.

Many are teleworking full-time for the first time, isolated from co-workers, friends and family. Our […]

By |April 17th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Mental Health Tips During Quarantine

Staying Healthy During Quarantine

We are all feeling the impact of COVID-19 in the communities where we live and work with disruptions to school, work, daily life and travel. While the restrictions increase, they are necessary to stop the spread of the virus.  In this current environment, health is on everybody’s mind. We are washing our hands constantly, practicing […]

By |April 10th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Staying Healthy During Quarantine

Frequently Asked Questions About Coronavirus

For questions about COVID-19 and how it is affecting your area, please call:

AFC Urgent Care Norwalk: 203-845-9100.

Connecticut Department of Health: 860-509-7994

Norwalk Infoline: 211

Nuvance Health COVID-19 Community Hotline: 888-667-9262

The novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is quickly making its way across the globe, with cases reported in nearly every country and over 40 in Connecticut alone. Because […]

By |March 17th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions About Coronavirus

How Can I Avoid Getting a Sinus Infection?

Sinuses are cavities located within the bones that surround the nose. The sinuses are lined with a thin membrane that produces mucus, which is normally swept along by hair cells and drains through small openings into the nasal cavity. A sinus infection (also called sinusitis) starts when this drainage system becomes blocked, usually from swelling […]

By |February 24th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on How Can I Avoid Getting a Sinus Infection?

Thyroid Awareness Month

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. Many people don’t know much about their thyroid, but it plays a huge role in regulating the body and keeping them healthy. Thyroid Awareness Month is intended to educate the public about this small but crucial gland, what it does, and to make sure that it is functioning properly.
What is […]

By |January 21st, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Thyroid Awareness Month

Shoveling Safety Tips

Winter is officially here in Connecticut, and while the snow has been slow to get to Norwalk, it’s important to make sure your body is prepared and conditioned for shoveling. Shoveling can be dangerous, leading to muscle strain and even heart attacks if done incorrectly. If you are going to be shoveling when the snow […]

By |January 21st, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Shoveling Safety Tips

Healthy Eating Tips for the New Year

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier? There are many ways you can adjust your lifestyle to accommodate healthier habits in the coming weeks and months without depriving yourself. Follow these steps to start a healthier diet and lifestyle in 2020!
Watch your portions
Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables at every […]

By |December 31st, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Healthy Eating Tips for the New Year

Preventing Illnesses for Holiday Travel

If you are getting ready to travel either on vacation or to your family for the holidays, getting sick can put a damper on your plans and even affect whether or not you can go. As you get ready to enjoy the holidays and start to pack your bags, make sure you take proper precautions […]

By |December 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Preventing Illnesses for Holiday Travel

Cold or Flu?  What’s the Difference?

Temperatures are steadily dropping and flu season is in full swing, leaving you more susceptible to colds and flu.  While both are respiratory infections and share similar symptoms, learning the differences can mean better treatment and getting better faster.
Symptoms of a cold
If you catch a cold, you will begin to exhibit symptoms between one and […]

By |November 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Cold or Flu?  What’s the Difference?