Month: November 2016

How to Know if It's Pneumonia or Bronchitis

Pneumonia is often associated with untreated bronchitis, and though they can both rear their ugly heads at any time during the year, we see more cases of both during the cold weather months, especially among the elderly or people with compromised immune systems. It can sometimes be hard to know if it’s bronchitis and pneumonia. How …

How to Know if It's Pneumonia or Bronchitis Read More »

How to Know if It’s Pneumonia or Bronchitis

Pneumonia is often associated with untreated bronchitis, and though they can both rear their ugly heads at any time during the year, we see more cases of both during the cold weather months, especially among the elderly or people with compromised immune systems. It can sometimes be hard to know if it’s bronchitis and pneumonia. How …

How to Know if It’s Pneumonia or Bronchitis Read More »

Diabetes Awareness Around the Holidays

November is Diabetes Awareness Month It’s also the start of the holiday season. The holidays are known to be especially difficult times for diabetics, and a time when incidents of diabetic related health problems skyrocket. Here at AFC Urgent Care Worcester, diabetes awareness around the holidays is especially important. Diabetes is one of the top …

Diabetes Awareness Around the Holidays Read More »

AFC Urgent Care Honors Veterans With Free Flu Shots On Veterans Day

WORCESTER, MA (November 10, 2016) – American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care, and occupational medicine, announced today it will offer military veterans free flu shots on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 in their Worcester AFC Urgent Care Center, located at 117 Stafford Street.  The announcement is an extension of AFC’s effort …

AFC Urgent Care Honors Veterans With Free Flu Shots On Veterans Day Read More »

How to Know If Your Child Has a Concussion

In 2014, the NCAA released new safety guidelines on football hitting and concussions, spurred on by the news making lawsuits brought by some well known professional football players and their families.  With the death of Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge, who suffered from multiple concussions and then tragically took his own life, lawsuits, new laws and …

How to Know If Your Child Has a Concussion Read More »