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The Importance of Travel Vaccinations 

Preparing to travel is no small task. From booking flights to packing your bags, the to-do list never seems to end. It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of travel plans and forget about the most basic step – travel vaccinations. Travel vaccinations are vital to ensure you’re healthy enough to […]

By |September 18th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Importance of Travel Vaccinations 

Why the Flu Shot is Important 

Halloween décor and colder temperatures are officially here which can only mean one thing – summer is over. Fall and winter are an excellent time to spend with those you care about and maybe even enjoy a special holiday treat, but those seasons also come with a scary threat. October through March is known as […]

By |September 18th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why the Flu Shot is Important 

Importance of a Flu Shot for your Child

The flu shot is something that nearly everyone is encouraged to get, but many ignore the signs. The flu, while it is often something that can go away after a week or so, can pose significant health risks to the human body. When the immune system is under attack and trying to fend off the […]

By |August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Importance of a Flu Shot for your Child

Five Ways to End the Summer with Your Family

August is a bittersweet month. Of course, it’s still summer, which means warm weather, lots of sunshine, and a ton of opportunities to go have fun in the community. It’s also a sign that summer is nearly over. Things like the return of the school year, slow cooling of the temperatures
Five Ways to End the […]

By |August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Five Ways to End the Summer with Your Family

How Much Alcohol is Too Much?

Having a drink after a long day is not unusual. In fact, alcohol in moderation can even be good for your health. But do you know how much is too much? Binge drinking has been on the rise in recent years across all age groups. Understanding what the line is between regular drinking and binge […]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Much Alcohol is Too Much?

Grilling Safety for the Summer

As the temperatures rise and the days get longer, people begin to bust out their grills for the summer. A backyard barbecue is a classic American tradition, but unfortunately, it’s also a common cause of fires and injury. Before you start throwing patties and hot dogs onto the grill this year, make sure you’re following […]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Grilling Safety for the Summer

Healthcare Fast Facts

The world of healthcare is one that’s continually changing and evolving. Because of these changes, many myths get spread to the general public about healthcare. It can be hard to tell the difference between fact and fiction when the news, media, and politics are all so oversaturated with healthcare related content. Check out these fast […]

By |February 21st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Healthcare Fast Facts

Here’s a Holiday Travel Hygiene Guide to Improve your Vacationing!

The importance of hygiene when traveling during the holidays
Holiday travel may increase your risk of coming in contact with influenza, or another type of seasonal illness as travel spikes when people go to visit family or vacation. The CDC recommends that holiday travelers take the following actions to maintain hygiene and health as they travel […]

By |November 23rd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Here’s a Holiday Travel Hygiene Guide to Improve your Vacationing!

The 2019 Healthy Checklist to Improve your Overall Health Next Year!

Maintaining your overall health may seem like a serious of meddlesome tasks that interrupt your day. Even though you may think maintaining health provides little benefit for the time it takes to keep up with appointments, the returns on strong health are immense.

Eating healthy, adhering to medications, limiting smoking, participating in physical activity, and keeping […]

By |November 17th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News|Comments Off on The 2019 Healthy Checklist to Improve your Overall Health Next Year!

Pumpkin Carving Tips

AFC Urgent Care Saugus wants you in the spirit of Halloween this year! Halloween consists of spooky costumes, lots of candy & of course decorating the house! The biggest decorations of Halloween consist of Carving Pumpkins! Carving pumpkins, however, lead to hundreds of injuries every year! We will be discussing some tips you can use […]

By |October 25th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Pumpkin Carving Tips