This time of year is wonderful for so many reasons, but it can also be a bit stressful for parents and caregivers. All of the shopping, organizing, wrapping and coordinating can be overwhelming at times. When you think you might finally have a handle on it all, someone inevitably gets sick in your home, which can lead to a trickle-down effect and cause your whole household to be ill. Read on →

It’s that time of year again when we all take to the internet to search our current symptoms of illness and try to diagnose ourselves. The fall and winter seasons bring an abundance of different infections and other illnesses that can make us feel really sick. Among those illnesses is RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus. While anyone can contract RSV, it is much more dangerous for an older adult or a small child to contract this stubborn virus. Read on →

The fall season has arrived in a big way in the Fountain City area! The leaves are falling, the colors are changing and we are finally experiencing that refreshing crispness to the air. While many of us appreciate the colder months in our community, the arrival of cold and flu season is never welcomed. Getting your flu shot can help you stay healthier throughout the year. Come see us at AFC Urgent Care Fountain City for your annual flu shot, and read on to learn more about why the flu shot is recommended for everyone eligible in our community. Read on →

We are entering into the heart of cold, flu and COVID-19 season, so being aware of the different symptoms for each illness is crucial for protecting your family and others if you do start to get sick. However, a runny nose or a fever doesn’t automatically mean COVID-19 or influenza since all of these different illnesses can share similar symptoms. The team at AFC Urgent Care Fountain City can help! Read on →

The last couple of years have been so tumultuous and full of unease, frustration and illness, and we are so thankful that COVID-19’s emergency status is behind us. However, we still have to remain alert as COVID-19 is still circulating in our community and cases have actually risen in the last couple of months. Staying vigilant and taking the necessary precautions can help you avoid getting sick. Remember, you can still get COVID-19 again even if you had it in previous years. Read on →

Home is our safe place to land at the end of the day. Whether we are busy running around for appointments, errands or visits with friends, we all hope that our homes are ready to welcome and take care of us. While most of us don’t associate danger with our homes, getting older can pose certain risks around your house, especially if you live alone. Falling is a common incident among the older population. Read on →

We are glad you asked! Just even thinking about the possibility of giving up this addictive habit in a step in the right direction. Quitting any habit can be tough, but it can be especially difficult if it is as addictive as tobacco. Smoking cigarettes is one of the most common addictions, so you are not the only one out there who is struggling to find the motivation to quit. Read on →

We sure do! Diagnosing and treating our community is what we do best, so we are proud to have a variety of reliable diagnostic tools at our disposal to help us get this done. In addition to our digital X-ray machine, our full-service lab is open seven days a week and can process a variety of tests and samples that help our providers with accurate results and diagnoses. Our AFC Urgent Care Fountain City team explains more about our lab and what services we offer below, so read on to learn more about our center! Read on →

If you are like us, you are certainly making the best of this great summer season with your friends and family. With all of the outdoor fun and family events, how could you not enjoy this time of year? One thing we certainly don’t like very much, however, is the increase in bugs and bug bites. While many bugs are merely nuisances, they can be frustrating to deal with if you get bitten or stung. Read on →

Your sexual health is just as important as the rest of your physical health, even though many people have a hard time talking about it freely. We understand! It can be a sensitive topic, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to address issues if they pop up unexpectedly. If you are sexually active, getting tested for STDs is something you should be doing regularly, especially if you are switching partners. Read on →