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Flu Shots & Preventative Care

What is the seasonal flu vaccine and why is it so important for us to have it? The flu virus is constantly evolving, meaning that your last flu shot 6 months ago is no longer applicable to this season’s flu virus. The vaccine is typically made up of the dead virus, which is then injected […]

September 10th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Flu Shots & Preventative Care

Why Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

 

If your child is playing a sport this fall, it’s time to start thinking about a sports physical, also known as a Preparticipation Physical Exam (PPE). Before a player can compete, most schools and sports leagues will require a physical. Typically, there are two sections the PPE – a medical history review and a physical […]

September 18th, 2017|News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

AFC Urgent Care Is Raising Money For Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts

In the wake of the recent disaster from Harvey, AFC has been committed to supporting recovery efforts. As you may have seen in our recent post, our Houston owners have been volunteering their time to rescue victims from the flooding as well as providing free medical attention and supplies.

But the support doesn’t stop there. AFC […]

September 5th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on AFC Urgent Care Is Raising Money For Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts

Preventing Heat Injuries for the Elderly

Summertime temperatures can pose a threat for all – especially the elderly. Due to how the body naturally changes with age, older adults are at greater risk for heat-related injuries. Society harps on young adults for the importance of sunscreen, staying hydrated and other health precautions during the warm season, but have we truly considered […]

August 7th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Preventing Heat Injuries for the Elderly

Summer Protective Gear – Do You Have Everything on This List?

While you’re having your fun in the sun this summer, are you staying safe in the heat? Summer weather and more outdoor activities means there’s a higher risk of injury from things like sun exposure, dangerous insects, heat injury and more. Make sure you’re prepared for your summer fun by stocking up on these essential […]

August 1st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Summer Protective Gear – Do You Have Everything on This List?

What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

Summer is a busy time for urgent care centers. Learn how you can avoid some of the most common summer injuries while you have your fun in the sun.

 

Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year! With vacations, backyard barbecues, fireworks shows and more to look forward to, there’s lots of fun […]

July 20th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

Summertime – the kids are home with loads of free time! They may feel inclined to relax on the couch until school starts up again in the fall, but don’t let them miss out on the lively energy of those summer months. AFC Urgent Care Bound Brook encourages parents and kids to take advantage of the […]

July 7th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

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 […]

May 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

Did You Know May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month?

Each May, the Urgent Care Association of America celebrates National Urgent Care Awareness Month. The purpose of National Urgent Care Awareness Month is to raise awareness about the benefits of urgent care within their respective community and the convenience it brings to busy families.

When AFC Urgent Care Bound Brook first opened, our goal was to […]

May 8th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Did You Know May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month?

Five Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Spring cleaning is typically meant to help us shed the dust and dirt we’ve accumulated over the course of a cold winter inside. But for seasonal allergy sufferers, spring cleaning can be like medicine. How, you might ask? By getting rid of the allergens that causes seasonal allergy suffering. If your seasonal allergies are kicking […]

May 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Five Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Visit AFC Urgent Care Bound Brook for Your Seasonal Allergy Needs
With allergy season upon us, it can be tempting to schedule a visit with your primary care physician to find some relief. Unfortunately, trying to set up a doctor’s visit can result in a logistical nightmare as you struggle to schedule a timely appointment that […]

April 25th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician