Covid-19

Do I Have Spring Allergies or COVID-19? a guide by AFC Urgent Care West Hartford

Do I Have Spring Allergies or COVID-19?

Achew!! Spring allergies are in full force this season! We’ve had sporadic weather changes this winter and now pollen is blowing in the air. Allergy sufferers and asthmatics now have to worry about how to manage their symptoms while COVID-19 is still around.  AFC Urgent Care West Hartford is here to help you answer the …

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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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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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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 (Coronavirus) Antibody Testing: Frequently Asked Questions And Answers

<![CDATA[ Q: What is the difference between the COVID 19 swab test and the antibody serology testing?  A:  The COVID-19 Swab test (PCR) molecular diagnostic virus screening that detects the presence of Coronavirus in the nasal and throat area. It is administered by obtaining a sample from a nasopharynx or oropharynx or nasal cavity with …

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Is there a Relationship Between COVID-19 and STD's?

<![CDATA[As you probably have figured out by now, social distancing does not mean have sex as much as possible. It is also not a time to be reckless and have unprotected sex. For that reason, we must be smart and safe so that we can "flatten the curve" and reduce the amount of COVID-19 infections …

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