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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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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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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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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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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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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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