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Flu Prevention Tips!

Flu season is officially here, making it extra important for you and your family to receive their seasonal flu vaccinations. The flu, which affects thousands of people a year, is unpredictable but completely avoidable. Anyone who is 6 months and older should be vaccinated, however, children under the age of 5, the elderly and pregnant […]

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

How Allergies Can Affect You Long-Term

Allergies may not seem like a significant illness that needs immediate treatment, but ignoring your symptoms can have serious, long-lasting effects. If left untreated, allergies can greatly affect your quality of life; you may suffer from increased risk of health problems, decreased brain function and even mood instability. Early treatment is key to avoiding allergy-related […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How Allergies Can Affect You Long-Term

Did You Know May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month?

Every year, the  Urgent Care Association of America recognizes May as National Urgent Care Awareness Month. This initiative raises awareness concerning the benefits of urgent care and the contributions that urgent care centers have brought to their community.

Prior to the introduction of urgent care, families had two go-to resources for medical care: the ER and the […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Did You Know May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month?

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 […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

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 […]

By |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 North Andover 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 […]

By |April 26th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

Seasonal allergy sufferers know that the first dustings of pollen mean their noses and eyes are about to be assaulted with agonizing allergy symptoms. Seasonal allergies can make it seem like the body is waging a war against itself, and it’s not pretty. Sneezing, runny noses, sinus congestion and itchy, watery eyes are all manifestations […]

By |April 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

We Had an Amazing Time Helping at This Year’s Inspiring Relay for Life

Since its inauguration in 1985, Relay for Life has helped raise $5 billion towards the American Cancer Society, which helps fund cancer research among a number of other noble efforts. Volunteers will walk around a track and camp out, sometimes for days at a time, while friends, families and generous members of the community will donate […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on We Had an Amazing Time Helping at This Year’s Inspiring Relay for Life

Allergy Season Begins

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and birds are chirping. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, “Ah, spring,” might soon turn into “Ah-choo, spring!” Seasonal allergies, sometimes called hay fever, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor plants release their spores. Trees, grasses and weeds […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Allergy Season Begins

Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, show your loved one you care by sharing your love, not your germs. Date nights are no fun at all if you both wind up sick, so here are our top tips for keeping you (and your date) healthy this Valentine’s Day.

If You’re Sick, Postpone

It may put a damper on your plans, […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

Signs Your Child Has the Flu

Coughing, sore throat and fever, oh my! Your child is definitely sick, but with what? The cold and flu viruses can often be tricky for parents to tell apart because many of the symptoms are the same, but there are several signs that your child has more than just a cold. Here’s what to look […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Signs Your Child Has the Flu
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