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How to make an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine in Connecticut

How to make an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine in Connecticut

Connecticut has been quick to respond when it comes to the vaccine distribution schedule. As many of us are still waiting in line, some of us are unsure of how to schedule their vaccine. AFC Urgent Care West Hartford understands that it can be a confusing process, but we can assure you that with these …

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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About The New COVID-19 Vaccines

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About The New COVID-19 Vaccines

Connecticut has taken a lead role for vaccination and distribution of the new COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. As we finally have a vaccine readily available, as we roll it out,  there are many questions circulating about the vaccine itself, its effectiveness, who can get it and if it’s safe for the public.  With …

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End Of The Year Celebrations While Staying COVID-19 Free

Did everyone have a safe and COVID-19 free Thanksgiving this year? Recent spikes of COVID-19 cases, hospitalization rates and deaths show otherwise. We are now paying the price with the huge spike in COVID numbers since Thanksgiving.  So does this mean no Christmas/Chanukah/Kwanza?  What about New Years? COVID-19 may have put a stop to our …

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Understanding The Different Types Of COVID-19 Tests On The Market

AFC Urgent Care West Hartford is performing COVID-19 testing for employers, living facilities, nursing homes and friends and families surrounding the West Hartford area. As we continue to increase testing and offer more testing options, many of you have questions concerning the types of COVID-19 tests offered.  AFC Urgent Care West Hartford created this guide …

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How To Plan For Thanksgiving During COVID-19

How To Plan For Thanksgiving During COVID-19

Is it safe to plan for Thanksgiving this year during the pandemic?  Just like the other holidays, most of the COVID-19 rules still apply. When out in public or going to an event we all should still be wearing a mask, washing our hands and staying socially distant. With recent COVID-19 cases and surges in …

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Why It’s Important To Get Vaccinated For The Flu in 2020

Why do you need to get a flu shot this year? We hear it all the time. That being said,  this year it is important to get vaccinated for the flu not only to protect you from the flu but also because COVID-19 is still with us and doesn’t seem to be leaving anytime soon. …

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What To Do If My Child Is Allergic To Bee Stings; Angry Bee Season is Here!

It is not your imagination. Bees are out and they seem more aggressive these days. Late summer into early fall is the height of the “angry bee” season. As bees and wasps near the end of their life cycle, they become increasingly aggressive and ready to sting.  Everyone reacts differently to bee stings and it …

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School Immunizations And COVID-19 Tests For Students in 2020

Have a child entering school in a few weeks? How about a college Freshman about to leave for fall semester? It’s time to check off important medical prerequisites before sending them off to school.  AFC Urgent Care West Hartford is aware that the coronavirus pandemic is concerning parents about their children returning to school safely. …

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