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Safety Tips for Summer 2021

Summer safety can range from a variety of different activities. From food safety to sun safety to hydration, it’s important to be careful and watch your health and the health of others. Follow these tips and avoid any serious illnesses or injuries that can put a damper on your summer plans.

For any urgent medical condition this summer, […]

By |June 14th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Safety Tips for Summer 2021

What is Swimmers Ear?

Swimmers ear is an infection in the outer ear canal. It can happen due to swimming in pools, lakes, or the ocean throughout the summers. When water remains in your ears, it can create bacteria that lead to an infection. Swimmers ear is not serious, but it’s important to receive prompt treatment to avoid any […]

By |May 21st, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What is Swimmers Ear?

How to Keep Your Child Safe from the Sun

Being able to get your kids out in the sunshine and fresh air again after a long winter is always a relief. Not only does it give you a break from indoor entertainment, but it also gives your kids some much-needed vitamin D! Playing in the sun is fun for the whole family until someone […]

By |May 12th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Keep Your Child Safe from the Sun

Should I get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The COVID-19 vaccine is the most effective way to achieve herd immunity among our communities. Millions of Americans have received the COVID vaccine and have been safely monitored by qualified health professionals. While the vaccine is not yet available at AFC Urgent Care Paramus, it is highly recommended to to receive it as soon as […]

By |April 16th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Should I get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

What is Occupational Health?

Certain working conditions may impact a person’s health and safety. Occupational health is designed around keeping all working conditions safe to ensure there are no workplace accidents or injuries. There have been cases of workers struggling with dim office lights for so long that you’ve developed sight problems. Also, doctors who operated health machines and […]

By |April 14th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What is Occupational Health?

Can Your Cure Lyme Disease?

More than 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported annually. It is much more common than people assume. Though it was first found in Lyme, Connecticut, it has been reported in all 50 states since then. Lyme can be very mild if caught early enough, and a majority of cases do not suffer from long-term […]

By |March 24th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Can Your Cure Lyme Disease?

Nutrition in Fruits & Vegetables

Your daily diet isn’t complete without the addition of fruits and vegetables essential to nutrition. Fruits and vegetables are packed with vitamins and minerals, and they contain a limited amount of fat, salt, and sugar. There is a wide variety of fruits and vegetables that you can choose from according to your taste and liking. […]

By |March 22nd, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Nutrition in Fruits & Vegetables

Common Causes of Respiratory Illnesses

Acute respiratory infection disturbs your regular breathing pattern and does a lot of damage to your upper respiratory system. It initiates at the sinuses and then proceeds to your vocal cords. If it begins at your lower respiratory system, it may start in the vocal cords and head to the lungs. AFC Urgent Care Paramus […]

By |February 22nd, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Common Causes of Respiratory Illnesses

What are Treatment Options for Strep Throat?

Strep throat is caused by bacteria, so the most common form of treatment is antibiotics. In some cases, however, antibiotics may not work. If you are suffering from a sore throat, visit AFC Urgent Care Paramus for testing and treatment. Our doctors can help provide you with treatment to have you feeling your best as soon as […]

By |February 18th, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What are Treatment Options for Strep Throat?

Ways to Improve Seasonal Depression in Winter

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression where symptoms normally occur during the fall and winter months. This is normally due to a lack of sunlight. AFC Urgent Care Parammus specializes in emergency physical illness or injury, however we are able to provide resources for mental health. If you think you have symptoms of […]

By |January 21st, 2021|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Ways to Improve Seasonal Depression in Winter