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The Importance of a Flu Shot

The flu vaccination is the number one most effective protection again the flu. The flu vaccination makes you 60% less likely to need further treatment by your healthcare provider. It provides a number of benefits including less intense symptoms (if you contract the flu), less time away from work, hospitalizations, and even death.

It is recommended […]

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

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

May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month

Now that it looks like flu season is over (keep your fingers crossed!), we’re greeted by the arrival of spring allergies along with all of the medical conditions that plague us each spring and summer. This makes now an excellent time to educate Americans about the perks of visiting an urgent care center. Every year, […]

By |May 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 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 […]

By |May 3rd, 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 Clearwater 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 fits […]

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Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the months when your allergen is most active in the air can be the most awful of the year. But allergies are unique to each individual, so a seasonal allergy sufferer can actually experience the worst symptoms any time of the year. Here’s a month-by-month guide […]

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Visiting For Spring Training? How to Stay Healthy During Your Stay

Millions of baseball fans across the United States make the pilgrimage each year down to spring training to watch their favorite team prepare for their grueling 162 game schedule. While the weather may still be chilly up north, the sunny Florida weather allows teams to dust off the cobwebs and get into shape prior to […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Visiting For Spring Training? How to Stay Healthy During Your Stay

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 17th, 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

New Year, New Health Goals

At the start of every new year, we all make resolutions to improve our health and our daily lives. But often, in the hustle and bustle of the new year, we end up forgetting or neglecting our resolutions, and which makes our goals that much harder to accomplish. This year, why not break from that […]

By |January 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New Year, New Health Goals

It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot!

By December, many people feel like it’s too late to get their flu shot. Flu season has started, and if they didn’t get their flu shot in the fall, they’re certainly not going to find time for it during the busy holiday season. But the truth is, as long as people are still getting sick […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot!