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How High-Risk COVID-19 Patients Manage Infections

COVID-19 cases are slowing down across the U.S as of May 2020, which means that more businesses are opening and more people are breaking quarantine. For high-risk patients, this may mean that COVID-19 infections could spike or increase if they are not careful. As individuals return to work, high-risk patients still need to evaluate their …

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Benefits of Telemedicine for Patients

The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading at a troubling rate, which has caused most families to self-quarantine and make significant sacrifices at home. Currently, the U.S estimates that over 1.1 million patients have the novel coronavirus. Patients need to continue to self-quarantine and remain at home as much as possible, especially with the significant rise in …

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What are the different types of COVID-19 Testing?

COVID-19 testing is becoming more and more available as public health agencies and local healthcare providers have access to adequate supply. Testing for the novel coronavirus was extremely limited in the opening months of the pandemic, but now supplies are catching up with demand. The increase in COVID-19 demand means that patients now have access …

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When Should I Go To Urgent Care with Flu-Like Symptoms?

The influenza virus is a major concern in Florida this winter, with multiple strains reported in the southern half of the state and complications including pneumonia and severe exhaustion resulting in the hospitalization of thousands. While Type A is generally more common in the early part of flu season, a spike in cases of Type …

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How To Deal With SADS

How to Deal with SADS If you aren’t familiar with the seasonal affective disorder (SAD)—is it defined as a type of depression that occurs because of season changes. Winter is primarily the most impactful for those affected by SAD, as it is gloomy and cold with less sunlight exposure. Depending on your gender, age, and …

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Common Winter Health Problems

Common Winter Health Problems in Tampa, FL   Sometimes the cold weather can be unforgiving, causing health issues you didn’t see coming, such as the flu or even heart problems. Below we have listed common winter health problems and how you can fight them off this season. At-Risk for Contracting the Flu Virus When it’s …

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Primary Care Appointments that help patients stay healthy

As we discussed before on the AFC Urgent Care Tampa blog, primary care is the range of preventive services that help keep patients healthy throughout the year. Without primary care many patients could experience an overall worsening of their health. A primary care provider, such as the ones at AFC Urgent Care Tampa, help provide …

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What are the tell-tale cold and flu symptoms to watch?

This fall season, cold and flu symptoms are likely to impact millions of patients each year. Did you know that nearly 40 million patients experience flu-related illnesses while several more are likely to experience a common cold? Even though the common cold and flu are two different types of viruses, they still cause the same …

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