We Make Occupational Health Stress-Free

When we joined the American Family Care network, we became a part of the nation’s most celebrated franchise of urgent care centers. Perhaps what differentiates American Family Care most from its competitors, is its long-standing reputation as a reliable and cost-effective source for occupational health solutions. Prior to us ever joining American Family Care, we at …

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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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Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 in Children

Learning about COVID-19 has been an ongoing challenge for most of 2020. Even though researchers haven’t developed a successful vaccine yet, they have learned a lot of helpful information about how COVID-19 affects different groups of people. For parents, knowing how COVID-19 may impact their child is a big concern. Let’s discuss the latest information …

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What Happens During a School Physical?

The school year is only weeks away from beginning, and while local school districts may be putting together plans for how schooling will function, your child will still need an updated physical on file with the nurse. Physicals are required each year from kindergarten through the first year of college and must be put on …

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When to Visit Urgent Care with Strep Throat

Strep throat is a bacterial infection that is most common in colder months, requiring medical attention and prescription antibiotics to fully treat. Strep shares many symptoms with other upper respiratory infections, which can cause you to delay seeking care because you may think it’s just a simple cold or the flu. Learning the key differences …

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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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