flu season

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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How to Teach Your Child Good Hygiene in School

As the school year begins, parents can find the perfect time to teach your child about good hygiene. While they’re at school, they’ll be exposed to germs and illnesses that you can protect them from at home. Teaching them some helpful basic hygiene habits will help them have much more fun and productive school year. …

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The Most Common Vaccine Needs for Young Children

Vaccines for young children have been a big topic of discussion recently. With some parents deciding not to vaccinate, it’s vital to spread factual information. Young children have a vaccine schedule they should stick to. Vaccines are completely safe, have no adverse side effects, and help keep your child happy and healthy! Here is an …

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A Guide to Upper Respiratory Infections and Their Treatment

Upper respiratory infections are, at best, frustrating and painful and, at worst, serious illnesses that can land people in the hospital for extended periods. This guide will help you understand what these infections are, what can cause them, and what treatments are available. What are upper respiratory infections? Upper respiratory infections are usually bacterial, but …

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