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Symptoms of Strep Throat

Caused by bacteria, strep throat can be very painful and can leave patients desperate for relief. It’s important to recognize the symptoms of strep throat and then visit AFC Urgent Care West Hartford to get immediate relief. Our clinic provides rapid strep tests as well as cultures that offer results in a few days. From there, our …

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Why Women are More Likely to Get Thyroid Disease

Thyroid disease affects millions of Americans every year, but women are ten times more likely to have an imbalance than men. There is no definitive answer as to why this is, but doctors speculate it is likely due to different hormones and the reproductive system. For any general health questions or concerns, visit AFC Urgent Care …

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Tips for Holiday Cooking Safety

From turkeys to Christmas cookies, holiday cooking is the best part of some family’s winter season. While it is all meant to be a fun family pastime, small mistakes can easily become overlooked, and accidents will happen. AFC Urgent Care West Hartford is here to provide you with proactive information to keep your loved ones …

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Stay Safe Outdoors this Winter Season

With snow and freezing temperatures ahead of us, it’s important to take precautions this winter season. Accidents do happen, and they often occur more during the winter season. From slipping on frozen sidewalks to hypothermia, AFC Urgent Care West Hartford is here to keep you prepared and informed this winter season. Heart Problems With temperatures …

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Halloween Health And Safety Tips For Our Children In 2020

What’s a kid to do when all he or she wants is to come home with a bag full of sugary treats and scarf them all down? While most kids can’t wait to trick or treat, many parents are worrying about what can go wrong on their child’s night of fun. Especially this year.  As …

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Connecticut’s Travel Guidelines for People Returning to Connecticut

ATTENTION AFC PATIENTS In West Hartford Connecticut Per the Regional Travel Advisory (Connecticut, New York and New Jersey) Anyone coming from states with a significant Community spread of COVID-19 is directed to SELF-QUARANTINE for 14 days that starts from the time one arrives in CT, NY and NJ.  As many of you have questions about …

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COVID-19 Antibody Testing for walk-in patients at AFC Urgent Care West Hartford, CT

AFC Urgent Care West Hartford is now performing COVID-19 antibody testing on asymptomatic patients. An appointment is not required for testing. The test is performed via a blood draw and is used to detect past infection with the specific coronavirus COVID-19. Results are typically available within 4-7 business days after testing although test result times …

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COVID-19 Health and Safety Tips for Fourth of July 2020

Staying safe around the holidays can be tough as some can become injured by firework accidents, suffer from prolonged heat exposure, foodborne illnesses, and even dehydration. It also doesn’t help that we’re still in a pandemic where large social gatherings can spike up cases of COVID-19. When we head into this extended celebration, let’s remember …

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