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STD Or STI? What's The Difference?

STD Or STI? What’s The Difference?

April is Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month. Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs (sometimes called sexually transmitted infections, or STIs) affect people of all ages. In the U.S. alone there are approximately 20 million new cases each year, about half of which occur among youth ages 15-24 years. STD or STI? What’s the difference? Diseases that …

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AFC Urgent Care Torrington Offers New Mobile COVID-19 Testing Vans

AFC Urgent Care Torrington Offers New Mobile COVID-19 Testing Vans

Finally, a COVID-19 testing solution that puts your organization in the driver seat. With COVID-19 still with us and vaccines still on their way, AFC Urgent Care Torrington has deployed mobile COVID-19 testing vans to help make life easier for you. As a new service to meet the needs of businesses, schools and municipalities big …

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Common Cold vs. Allergies

Can’t tell if it’s a cold that you have, or if it’s your allergies acting up? It can be hard to tell the difference between the two if you don’t know what to look for. Your watery runny nose and sneezing could make you think that you have a cold when it’s your allergies that …

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Will a UTI go Away on its own?

Urinary tract infections are caused by bacterial infections, and they are more common in women than men. While they are relatively harmless, they can be painful at times and irritating. AFC Urgent Care Torrington can provide treatment and relief for UTIs. Visit us today to receive a diagnosis and treatment for any potential illness. Symptoms of …

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AFC Urgent Care Torrington is here to explain How To Tell The Difference Between COVID-19 And Spring Allergy Symptoms in our latest post

How To Tell The Difference Between COVID-19 And Spring Allergy Symptoms

Spring allergy season is in full effect, and If you’re one of the millions of people who have seasonal allergies, it also means sneezing, congestion, a runny nose and other bothersome symptoms. But, how does one tell the difference between spring allergies, and Coronavirus? There are many overlapping symptoms! AFC Urgent Care Torrington is here …

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Common Respiratory Illnesses in Adults

Respiratory illnesses affect parts of your lungs, such as the airways or other structures. Some of the most prevalent illnesses you can note are chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, pulmonary hypertension, and occupational lung diseases. Several risk factors cause these illnesses, including tobacco smoke, dust, occupational chemicals, and air pollution. Visit AFC Urgent Care …

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Symptoms of Lung Infections in Children

Three common types of lung infections in children include pneumonia, bronchitis, and bronchiolitis. They often show similar symptoms, but pneumonia can be fatal for some children. If your child feels under the weather, visit AFC Urgent Care Torrington to get a diagnosis and treatment. We provide treatment for all children beginning at age 1. What are the …

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How to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment In Connecticut

How to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment In Connecticut

Over the next few months, the distribution schedule will continue to move a lot of us up the line. The state will continuously update those who are eligible and will pave the way for those who are trying to schedule both their first and 2nd doses. If you are eligible to get vaccinated, but don’t …

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Is Dry January Beneficial?

Dry January is a trend of abstaining from alcohol for a month. It is all part of a campaign to enhancing health and detoxify the body. Socializing with friends and family during the holidays can have your body feeling poorly from alcohol intake. If you have any questions about general health, call AFC Urgent Care …

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Early Signs of Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is a disease that occurs in women, usually at the age of 30. Women with HPV may develop the condition but not every woman with HPV develops cervical cancer. HPV or human papillomavirus is a sexually transmitted disease. You can easily prevent HPV before it turns into cervical cancer. Getting tested regularly can help stop …

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