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Preparing for Flu Season During COVID-19

Flu season is quickly approaching, which starts in early fall and lasts through late spring. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is imperative that you take preventative measures against contracting the flu as soon as possible this fall. Getting an annual flu shot is critical to protecting yourself as well as those around you against […]

By |August 31st, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Preparing for Flu Season During COVID-19

Preparing Your Child for Back to School

The school year is set to begin in only a few short weeks, with the Norwalk Public Schools beginning the year using a hybrid learning model between in-person and virtual learning. With the last days of summer ticking down, it’s important to start talking to your child about what the school year will look like […]

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Bicycle Safety Tips for Summer

While the summer of 2020 is without many of the activities that your children are used to including camps, sports and vacations, there are still things they can do to go outside for fresh air and exercise! One of the most popular activities children can participate in while maintaining social distancing is bike riding. Making […]

By |July 28th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Bicycle Safety Tips for Summer

Preparing College Students to Return to Campus

The fall semester of the 2020-2021 school year will be unlike any previous, with strict social distancing guidelines and new health and safety measures put in place to protect your student from the ongoing pandemic and preventing an outbreak of COVID-19 on campus. As your child begins to make arrangements for their on-campus return, it […]

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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 […]

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