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Travel Health and Safety Guidelines for Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving 2020 is going to be extremely complex due to the revised travel health and safety guidelines established by public health agencies, in response to COVID-19. Specifically, the CDC suggests that families take several precautions to ensure that they are safe this holiday season: Unfortunately, the COVID-19 epidemic is worsening, and small household gatherings are …

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Flu Shot Access and Quality Flu Season Care at Urgent Care

Each fall and winter people are encouraged to get their flu shot, but in 2020 it’s more important than ever! Getting a flu shot is never fun, but it’s likely a lot easier than you realize, especially if you get vaccinated at an urgent care center. Let’s take a closer look at the importance of …

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Allergy Symptoms vs. COVID-19 Symptoms

Fall is a time when allergies tend to get worse for those that suffer from allergies to things like mold, ragweed, dust mites, and so much more. The cooler weather doesn’t mean seasonal allergies are going anywhere! This fall, there’s an added challenge because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Identifying your symptoms as allergies or COVID-19 …

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What Should I Do Before Flu Season Starts?

2020 has been a hectic year to say the least. Nearly every aspect of our daily lives has been changed thanks to COVID-19. Although people were hopeful things would be back to normal by now, that clearly isn’t the case. As everyone continues to deal with COVID-19, flu season is quickly approaching too. Getting prepared …

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When Do Flu Symptoms Worsen In The Fall Season?

Influenza is something that is very common, but also very preventable! It’s important to know the common symptoms of the flu and understand what to expect if you get the virus. Identifying the flu and understanding the severity of your case is especially important this year, since hospitals are already overrun with COVID-19 cases.  Flu …

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Rapid Testing FAQs for Patients

AFC Urgent Care Arlington now offers Rapid COVID-19 Testing for patients that need fast and immediate testing of the novel coronavirus. Whenever patients need a same-day COVID test, they can book an appointment online and find the most immediate opening for COVID-19 testing. This new type of testing is now available at many urgent care …

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What should I know about COVID-19 Rapid Testing?

COVID-19 cases now eclipse 5 million in the United States, according to the latest COVID statistics from the CDC (August 2020). With communities slowly re-opening, patients and families need a faster way to test for COVID-19. The good news for patients is that Rapid COVID-19 Testing is expanding at AFC Urgent Care Arlington for patients …

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Preventing Influenza and COVID During a Tricky 2020 Fall Season

Fall is a tricky time of year every year as the number of cold and flu cases start to surge. Unfortunately, 2020 has brought a new set of challenges as the number of covid cases doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Luckily, there are steps you can take to prevent the flu and …

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