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What Causes Eczema?

Eczema is a skin condition that causes patches of skin to be itchy and red. In some severe cases, the skin can also crack or start to bleed. There are a few factors that cause eczema, but overall, exposure to dry, cold air is the main cause. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen offers treatment for different …

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Do I Have a Sinus Infection?

Sinus infections, also known as sinusitis, can feel like a stuffy nose that just will not go away. They are most commonly caused from other viruses and are more annoying than they are harmful. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen can offer diagnosis and information about treating sinus infections for all members of the family. What …

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What is a Rapid COVID-19 Test?

As scientists and medical researchers continue to study the COVID-19 virus, they’ve been able to make significant progress in testing and detection. Recently, a rapid COVID test has been developed to increase efficiency in diagnosing and controlling the spread of the illness. Here’s everything you need to know about rapid COVID-19 testing. Why Is There …

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Which Medical Risk Factors Are Associated With COVID-19?

You may have heard that people with certain underlying medical conditions have an increased risk for catching COVID and/or having a more severe case. If you’re not sure if you’re at a higher risk, read on for more information about which risk factors are associated with COVID-19. Why Are There Risks? The COVID-19 infection can …

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Holiday Party Survival Guide

This year, about 50 percent of people in the United States will attend at least one holiday party. For about half of us, our employer will host a party for us. About 20 percent of us will even host our own. With those numbers, it’s easy to see a lot of potential pitfalls ahead. So …

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Winter Is Coming…And So Is Flu Season

The colder months are nearly here, which means it’s time to prepare yourself to fight against the flu. Catching the flu is quite a taxing ordeal, almost always resulting in having to call out sick from work. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has done studies that show there is a notable spike in illness-related work absences each …

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Teaching Your Kids About Hygiene

Children are naturally curious by nature, learning about things through all of their senses including touch. As they return to school, your child may take some time to readjust to being around other children and new germs. Teaching your children about proper hygiene can prevent them from getting sick and spreading illness throughout your home. …

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