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Frequently Asked Questions About Coronavirus

Coronavirus, or COVID-19, originated in Wuhan, China and has been found in three cases within the state of Florida. Heightened concern over illness is happening across the country. Learning the symptoms and when to visit a physician is critical to avoiding illness and exposure until a cure is found. What is Coronavirus? There are several …

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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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Winter Sickness

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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What is the Right Way to Wash Your Hands?

Hand washing is something you should teach your children early in life as they begin to feed themselves and explore their surroundings, often getting their hands dirty. Especially as flu season makes its way through the Tampa area, making sure each member of your family washes their hands frequently and correctly can prevent the spread …

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What is Primary Care?

It is important to have a primary care physician at any age. Your primary care, or PCP, is a base for your medical needs ranging from checkups to illness and injury treatment, where you can be seen by a doctor who knows your medical history. Your primary care doctor is the first person you should …

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What The Benefits Of Primary Care For Patients?

Primary care, including annual checkups and physicals, is essential for ensuring that you and your family members are maintaining peak overall health. Without primary care, you may not take full advantage of the quality of life benefits offered by primary physicians. Beyond physicals, primary care also includes other medical inquires, reviews, and consultations from your …

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