How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

Spring is a beautiful time of year, with trees and flowers starting to bloom. But it can be a miserable time of year for people with allergies. You know all too well the sniffling and sneezing that comes with the season. You also know that you can find relief thanks to the doctors at AFC […]

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It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot!

By December, many people feel like it’s too late to get their flu shot. Flu season has started, and if they didn’t get their flu shot in the fall, they’re certainly not going to find time for it during the busy holiday season. But the truth is, as long as people are still getting sick […]

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Did You Lose Your Voice?

At first, you might notice a weird, dry cough.  As the coughing continues, you notice a raspiness in your voice.  Then your voice is gone, completely.

Laryngitis is the inflammation of your voice box (larynx) that may cause your voice to sound hoarse or raspy.  Besides vocal weakness or loss of voice, you might experience a tickle […]

By |November 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Did You Lose Your Voice?

Why Now Is the Time to Be Thinking About Sports Physicals

If your child plays team sports through their school, you are probably looking forward to cheering them on during their season, and planning out your schedule around their practices. But have you planned for their sports physical yet? The pre-participation sports physical is required almost universally in the United States. Sports physicals help prevent risk […]

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Are You Ready For Back To School?

The 2016-2017 school year is quickly approaching, make sure your child is compliant with state-mandated school safety and health requirements. AFC urgent care in Arlington and Watertown can make the return to school and sports easy, by ensuring your child is up to date with routine vaccinations and an annual physical. We can also refill […]

By |July 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You Ready For Back To School?

How to Prevent Illness From Bug Bites

Gorgeous spring and summer weather means it’s time for the whole family to head outside! But your family members aren’t the only ones wanting to enjoy the warmer weather — this time of year is when all kinds of bugs like to come out in full force. While we love seeing all the pretty ladybugs, […]

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Women's Checkup Checklist

January is a great month to focus on women’s health. It’s a new year, and time for a new start, health-wise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focuses on cervical cancer prevention and raises awareness about the benefits of folic acid to kick off 2015. At AFC , we thought we’d piggyback on those […]

By |January 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Reasons Urgent Care is Your Best Bet

Despite our best efforts to maintain a healthy diet, exercise regularly, wash our hands and steer clear of germs, we’ve all experienced the inevitable sick day. You know what we mean. You may not be sure of the cause, but you just don’t feel so hot. Runny noses, upset stomachs, skin rashes, cuts and scrapes […]

By |August 27th, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments