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What is Causing My Cough?

Having a cough is something that we’ve all experienced a time or two, but it’s never a fun experience. Coughing is often connected to other medical issues and may even come along with other unpleasant symptoms. If you’ve been using cough drops and over the counter medicine with no improvement of your symptoms, it’s time …

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How to Treat Common Colds at Home

The common cold and the flu season are here, which can cause similar and irritating symptoms for patients. Even though most patients can rest off common cold symptoms, it is important to know the most effective treatment options for a cold. Commons colds are caused by rhinoviruses and can’t be vaccinated like the influenza virus. …

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How Long Can Flu Season Last?

Flu season is one of our highest priorities here at AFC Urgent Care Burlington because it can impact patients for several months on end. Flu season can last much longer than anticipated, which means your chances of getting sick may linger into the late winter or early spring! Flu season usually begins with the spread …

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Plan healthy fall activities with your whole family

Now that the temperatures are dropping and being outside is more bearable, you can consider spending more time outside with your family.  Here are some ideas for outdoor activities your whole family will enjoy this season: Nature hikes Hiking at any time of year can be wonderful, but the changing colors of the leaves makes …

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Who is the most likely to get the flu this year?

The flu is a contagious virus that millions of people per year. While anyone can contract the flu, some groups are more susceptible than others. The flu is also more dangerous to certain populations than others. Below, we will dive into who is at high risk from the flu and preventative measures everyone can take …

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