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Do I Have Conjunctivitis?

Pink eye happens when the thin, clear tissue over the white part of the eye (conjunctiva) becomes inflamed. It is extremely contagious but is not life-threatening or very serious. It’s common among school-age children due to how contagious it is. AFC Urgent Care Dedham is able to diagnose and provide treatment for all cases of pink …

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Common Spring Illnesses

After shaking off the winter blues, the spring season brings along a whole new set of illnesses. Along with the winter, the early Spring is the most common time for a patient to get sick. AFC Urgent Care Dedham provides treatment for all common respiratory illnesses throughout the year. Receive treatment for any cough, fever, or …

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Tips for Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular issues are common in both men and women, but each gender faces different symptoms. The fact is that cardiovascular complications generally occur in different parts of the heart for the two genders. Heart health is important to everyone since more Americans die every year from heart disease than anything else. Visit AFC Urgent Care …

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How to Stop Seasonal Allergies

Over 16 million Americans suffer from allergies each year. They can make your eyes water and itch and keep you sneezing all day. In order to stop seasonal allergies, it’s important to know what triggers them. The physicians with AFC Urgent Care Dedham can provide all patients with the best allergy treatment options this season. …

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Common Reasons to Visit an Urgent Care During the Winter

Certain illnesses and injuries can be diagnosed and treated at an urgent care. If you are experiencing an emergency that is not life-threatening, an urgent care can be more convenient and more affordable than the emergency room. Learn more here for help differentiating between urgent care services and emergency room services. AFC Urgent Care Dedham can treat …

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What causes pneumonia?

Pneumonia is a disease in your lungs caused by either bacteria, a virus, or fungi. This then causes inflammation in the lungs, which makes it difficult to breathe. Pneumonia is categorized based on the type and how it was contracted. The flu is one of the causes of pneumonia, as it is typically a complication. …

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Holiday Cooking Safety for 2020

The holidays are a happy season meant for spending time with family and loved ones. There can be a lot happening at once, so it is easy to become stressed or distracted by potential dangers. Many things could happen during the holidays, including fires, injury while cooking, or accidental food poisoning. Knowing basic first aid can help …

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Should I Get a Flu Shot?

There is never a bad time to get a flu shot. With flu season quickly approaching, and the dangers of a second wave of COVID-19, the best time to get a flu shot is as soon as possible. Flu season falls between the fall and winter months, so it is recommended to have your flu …

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How to Stay Safe when Traveling for the Holidays

Don’t let yourself or your family become sick with COVID-19 this holiday season. The best way to stay safe is by maintaining social distancing while wearing a mask that covers your mouth and nose. It is also helpful to get tested before and after traveling, to decrease the chance of spread. Knowing information on how …

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