AFC Urgent Care Paramus would like to wish you all happy holidays! Holidays should be sent with families & loved ones, but this can be difficult if you are continually sneezing & wheezing around them! If you suffer from year-round allergies or seasonal allergies, then you understand what its like to start getting allergies when everyone’s summer allergies are […]
November is known as the month of giving thanks but did you know it is also national skin care month? That’s right; our skin is the biggest organ of our body! When we think of our skin most of us immediately think of our face & don’t think about the rest of our body that is covered […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]