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Prevent the Flu from happening to YOU!

Unpredictable, but completely avoidable with a single dose vaccination, flu season is officially here. The flu affects thousands of people every year, making it even more important for you and your family to receive their vaccination. Every year the string of influenza virus changes, making last year’s shot useless and no longer applicable in fighting […]

By |September 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Frequently Asked Questions About Coronavirus

COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, is a brand-new virus in the news for how quickly it is spreading, with 41 presumptive positive cases reported in the state as of March 10th. This virus was originally detected in Wuhan, China, and has quickly made its way worldwide. COVID-19 is unlike many other illnesses and scientists […]

By |March 10th, 2020|Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions About Coronavirus

How Often Should I Undergo STD Testing?

STD testing is a topic that’s very important, but there’s a stigma around it that leaves many people afraid to talk about it. STD testing is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, it’s something that shows you care about your body and your health! If you’re unsure how often to get STD testing or […]

By |February 28th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on How Often Should I Undergo STD Testing?

Can Stress Cause Heart Problems?

It is hard to go through life without being stressed at one point or another. However, while some amount of stress is normal, when it becomes chronic and starts affecting your ability to get through your days, then it can become an issue for your health, including your heart health.

As we continue to recognize American […]

By |February 15th, 2020|News & Updates|Comments Off on Can Stress Cause Heart Problems?

Am I at Risk of Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Does it seem like each year when winter rolls around you feel more tired and anxious than usual? You are not alone. In fact, seasonal affective disorder is diagnosed in 10 million people living in the United States each year.

The condition is fairly common, which is why our team at AFC Urgent Care Springfield wants […]

By |January 16th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Am I at Risk of Seasonal Affective Disorder?

What Is the Fastest Way to Get Rid of a Sinus Infection?

Oh, the joys of winter! Although there are many fun things about the winter season, such as making snow angels, enjoying hot chocolate and spending time with family and friends during the holidays, there are also some not-so-fun things about this time of year, such as a higher risk of sinus infections.

Our team at AFC […]

By |January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Is the Fastest Way to Get Rid of a Sinus Infection?

Are You Washing Your Hands Properly? 

Handwashing is something that we learn at a young age and use for the rest of our lives. Unfortunately, it’s easy to get a little lazy over the years and years of hand washing. It may seem silly to reevaluate the way you wash your hands after so many years of doing it, but it’s […]

By |December 31st, 2019|News & Updates|Comments Off on Are You Washing Your Hands Properly? 

Shoveling Safety Tips

The winter can be a wonderful time of year. Families all over the world come together to enjoy what can be a winter wonderland. As snow blankets homes and cities, one can forget just how dangerous winter can be. While the holidays may come and go, the inconvenience of the snow lingers long into the […]

By |December 31st, 2019|News & Updates|Comments Off on Shoveling Safety Tips

How Do You Fix Incontinence?

With Bladder Health Month this November, our team at AFC Urgent Care Springfield wants you to start paying attention to a part of your body you might not think about until you go to the restroom—your bladder. There are several bladder problems out there, including cystitis, overactive bladder, and interstitial cystitis. In today’s blog, we’re going […]

By |November 16th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Do You Fix Incontinence?

What Drinks Are Good for Your Bladder?

November is Bladder Health Month! We don’t often think about our bladders until something is wrong, but this month provides the opportunity to learn more about keeping the bladder healthy. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Springfield offers some perspective on the topic.

What Are the Symptoms of Bladder Issues?

While many of us […]

By |November 15th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Drinks Are Good for Your Bladder?

Men’s Health

Staying healthy is no easy task in our busy modern world. Knowing a few simple facts and tips about your health is the key to incorporating health consciousness whenever you possibly can. Check out these men’s health facts and suggestions that could help you lead a longer and healthier life! 

Oral Health Hack

If you suffer from […]

By |September 19th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Men’s Health