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The “Man Up Checkup”

A basic health screening designed specifically for men

Research shows men are more than twice as likely to avoid medical treatments and exams as women, with many men lacking a primary care physician. Indeed, a recent study by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic found:

Sixty percent of American men don’t go for an annual physical
Guys would rather […]

By |June 14th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The “Man Up Checkup”

Urgent Care Awareness Month

May marks Urgent Care Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness on the impact urgent care centers have made in their local communities.

Urgent care centers like AFC Urgent Care Vintage Park bridge the gap between costly visits to the emergency room as well as out-of-reach/overbooked primary care physicians.

AFC Urgent Care Vintage Park would like to highlight […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Urgent Care Awareness Month

Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

With allergy season upon us, it can be tempting to schedule a visit with your primary care physician to find some relief. Unfortunately, trying to set up a doctor’s visit can result in a logistical nightmare as you struggle to schedule a timely appointment that fits in your busy schedule. You can avoid the hassle […]

By |May 16th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Five Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Spring cleaning is typically meant to help us shed the dust and dirt we’ve accumulated over the course of a cold winter inside. But for seasonal allergy sufferers, spring cleaning can be like medicine. How, you might ask? By getting rid of the allergens that causes seasonal allergy suffering. If your seasonal allergies are kicking […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Five Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the months when your allergen is most active in the air can be the most awful of the year. But allergies are unique to each individual, so a seasonal allergy sufferer can actually experience the worst symptoms any time of the year. Here’s a month-by-month guide […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

Seasonal allergy sufferers know that the first dustings of pollen mean their noses and eyes are about to be assaulted with agonizing allergy symptoms. Seasonal allergies can make it seem like the body is waging a war against itself, and it’s not pretty. Sneezing, runny noses, sinus congestion and itchy, watery eyes are all manifestations […]

By |March 28th, 2017|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

Allergy Season Begins

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and birds are chirping. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, “Ah, spring,” might soon turn into “Ah-choo, spring!” Seasonal allergies, sometimes called hay fever, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor plants release their spores. Trees, grasses and weeds […]

By |March 21st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Allergy Season Begins

Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, show your loved one you care by sharing your love, not your germs. Date nights are no fun at all if you both wind up sick, so here are our top tips for keeping you (and your date) healthy this Valentine’s Day.

If You’re Sick, Postpone

It may put a damper on your plans, […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

Signs Your Child Has the Flu

Coughing, sore throat and fever, oh my! Your child is definitely sick, but with what? The cold and flu viruses can often be tricky for parents to tell apart because many of the symptoms are the same, but there are several signs that your child has more than just a cold. Here’s what to look […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Signs Your Child Has the Flu

AFC Urgent Care Flu Season Update

If you’ve gotten your flu shot already, great job! You’re much better protected against getting the flu this flu season. And if you still haven’t gotten your yearly flu shot yet, there’s no time to waste! Protecting yourself against the flu is vital to your health, as well as the health of those around you, […]

By |January 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on AFC Urgent Care Flu Season Update