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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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How to Self-Assess your Illnesses

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, hospitals and physicians are becoming more crowded and overwhelming. As flu season approaches, it’s important to be able to distinguish the source of a cough or sore throat that show up in the coming months. The common cold, the flu, and COVID share some similarities between them, but the …

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Halloween 2020 Health And Safety Tips

Remember when the only challenge you had at Halloween was which superhero your child wanted to be? It’s a whole new world out there these days with everything from candy concerns, COVID-19 restrictions and the flu. As some of us may be participating in Halloween festivities, we need to make sure we stay safe and …

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Protecting Seniors From The Flu in 2020

The flu is one nasty plague that can easily infect anyone at anytime. It often becomes a snowball effect that can spread like wildfire if you’re not flu protected. Every year we lose lives to the flu that could have easily been prevented with a flu shot.   AFC Urgent Care Torrington knows the importance of …

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