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 […]
The new year is the perfect time to create resolutions to improve your health, but the sad reality is that most people abandon their decisions by the end of February. We want to help you improve your health in 2019, so we created a manageable list of health tips and resolutions you can take on […]
Poison ivy is the most common allergy in the United States, affecting about 50 million people every year. The rash from poison ivy is caused by an allergic reaction to urushiol, an oily substance in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, through direct contact. Urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison […]
Summertime brings many opportunities for outdoor activities. From camping and hiking to playing tag in the backyard, kids and adults alike can enjoy the warm weather. Make sure your family takes the following precautions to avoid missing outdoor fun due to mosquito and tick bites.
Before you go outside:
Use bug repellent on your skin and […]
AFC Urgent Care was featured at number 14 for one of the smartest growing brands.
Dr. Bruce Irwin is the founder of Birmingham, Alabama-based American Family Care, but the leader of one of the smartest-growing medical franchises is the first to say he was initially very reluctant to franchise his system of urgent care facilities. When […]
February is American Heart Month, and AFC Urgent Care is partnering again with the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign, and raising money for the effort.
“The fact is, Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women and we at AFC feel it is important to bring awareness and help stop this disease,” says […]
Birmingham, Ala. (November 1, 2016) – American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care, and occupational medicine, announced today it will offer military veterans free flu shots on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11. The announcement is an extension of AFC’s effort to promote flu prevention in the United States […]