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Preventing Zika Virus in Connecticut: What We Can Do

The spread of Zika carrying mosquitos and Zika virus is all over headline news. As we head into summer and mosquito season, it is up to us all to take smart, preventative action of our own to guard against the double whammy we New Englanders may now face: both the Zika and West Nile Virus. As […]

By |June 2nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Preventing Zika Virus in Connecticut: What We Can Do

AFC Urgent Care to Open Fifth Connecticut Center

AFC Urgent care announces fifth Connecticut Center in Three Years, scheduled to open in New Britain this summer. New Britain residents will have a convenient location at 135 East Main St., across the street from the New Brite Plaza Shopping Center, where they will have ample parking, and friendly and professional staff to take care of any medical needs.

As with all of of their locations, hours of operation will be 8am to 8pm during the week and 8am to 5pm on the weekends.

AFC Urgent Care New Britain, formerly Doctors Express Urgent Care- is where you will be able to get an X-ray, on-site lab work, and be treated under the care of Board Certified Doctors, Physician Assistants and APRNs. All doctors are also USCIS Certified Civil Surgeons, and able to perform full immigration physicals as well.  Whether you’re a parent of a child that needs stitches but can’t get in to see the pediatrician and don’t want to spend the time in the Emergency Department, a business owner whose employee gets injured on the job, or an individual in need of a an annual physical – AFC Urgent Care New Britain  will be a full service walk in clinic. […]

By |May 10th, 2016|News & Updates|Comments Off on AFC Urgent Care to Open Fifth Connecticut Center

Spring Allergies or a Cold? How to Know the Difference

With everything blooming here in the northeast, the sounds of people sneezing are as common as the sounds of the birds chirping.  For allergy sufferers spring often equates to misery season. Is it spring allergies or a cold?

Distinguishing between allergies and a cold can also, on top of being annoying, be confusing. Symptoms often overlap and mimic each […]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Spring Allergies or a Cold? How to Know the Difference

Staying Safe Outdoors

Now that spring is in full swing, you and your family will likely be spending more time outside taking part in activities and enjoying the beautiful weather. However, there are some dangers unique to the outdoors that you should be aware of, to keep your family healthy all season. Here at AFC Urgent Care New […]

By |April 25th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Staying Safe Outdoors

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol is one of the most popular addictive drugs on the planet, but it’s one that people still haven’t quite learned how to use safely. Every year, more than 2.6 million Americans are hospitalized due to complications or injuries related to alcohol. April is Alcohol Awareness Month, so to help bring attention to this issue […]

By |April 19th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Why Your Child Should Get a Sports Physical Every Year

It’s early spring, which means it’s time for all young athletes to get ready to join their teams to compete in the spring, summer or fall. According to a report Sports and Fitness Industry Association, about 21.47 million children in the United States participate in organized sports, which comes to about 75 percent of boys and […]

By |April 8th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Why Your Child Should Get a Sports Physical Every Year

AFC Urgent Care in New Britain has a new website

AFC Urgent Care in New Britain CT has a new website! Please check back frequently as we continue to update our site with additional services and prepare for opening!

By |April 6th, 2016|News & Updates|Comments Off on AFC Urgent Care in New Britain has a new website
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