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Don’t let the Flu get you!

It may be October but did you know that the Flu season is still in full effect?! Flu Season rangers from Septemeber to December & doctors see a rise in cases as the weather gets colder. Unfounrtuanly at this time in the year most people have forgotten about the Flu already! AFC Urgent Cre Paramus would […]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t let the Flu get you!

Beware of Halloween Candy!

AFC Urgent Care Paramus would like to wish you all a happy Halloween! However, this spooky season ghost & ghouls aren’t the only things you should be scared of when you are trick or treating, the candy is the real monster! On Average, a child eats about 7,000 calories on Halloween night, that comes out […]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Beware of Halloween Candy!

Safety tips for school

It is late Septemeber & if your child is still adapting to the new school year. Whether you have a child returning to school or one starting the school year for the first time, these tips are useful for all families & their children. We here at AFC Urgent Care Paramus understand that as a parent […]

By |September 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Safety tips for school

Flu Prevention

Flu season is from Mid September until about the end of December, so we here at AFC Urgent Care Paramus would like you to take some safety tips this flu season! The flu is a common virus that most household experience at least once in their lives. So this begs the question, how do I stop […]

By |September 19th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Flu Prevention

Drink today to keep dehydration away!

Summertime is everyone’s favorite time of the year! But before you drop everything to go lay in the sun, you should stop and think of dehydration! Did you know the body is made out of 65% of water? We use water in our everyday functions of life. Dehydration doesn’t just come from running around or doing exercise with […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Drink today to keep dehydration away!

Did you know it’s National Immunization Awareness Month?

What exactly is NIAM?
National immunization month is held every August to raise awareness of the importance of vaccinations. AAP wants to highlight the importance of immunization for all ages. AFC Urgent care supports this cause and we are celebrating NIAM!
Why are vaccines important?
Vaccines help stop us from contracting deadly diseases. It is a common misconception that […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Did you know it’s National Immunization Awareness Month?

Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions

Poison ivy is the most common allergy in the United States, affecting about 50 million people every year. The rash from poison ivy is caused by an allergic reaction to urushiol, an oily substance in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, through direct contact. Urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison […]

By |July 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions

Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

Summertime brings many opportunities for outdoor activities. From camping and hiking to playing tag in the backyard, kids and adults alike can enjoy the warm weather. Make sure your family takes the following precautions to avoid missing outdoor fun due to mosquito and tick bites.

Before you go outside:

Use bug repellent on your skin and […]

By |June 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

Spring Cleaning In, Allergens Out

When the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and a light breeze is blowing, it is oh-so-tempting to throw open the windows and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of spring. Maybe you are even itching (pun intended) to roll up your sleeves and tackle some serious spring cleaning. But if you are one […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Spring Cleaning In, Allergens Out

The Do’s And Dont’s of Seasonal Allergies

The signs of spring are all around; flowers blooming, bees buzzing, noses sneezing, and chests wheezing. Yes indeed, spring can be a beautiful time of the year, but it’s also a peak time for seasonal allergies. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI), allergies are a major cause of illness in the United […]

By |March 27th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Do’s And Dont’s of Seasonal Allergies