What Are Breakthrough Infections?

What Are Breakthrough Infections?

Recently, the CDC has gone on record in saying that COVID-19 breakthrough infections are much more likely than they used to be. But, why? Our AFC Urgent Care Gastonia team provides some answers below, so read on! Why Do Breakthrough Infections Happen? Breakthrough...
What Do I Need to Know About Croup?

What Do I Need to Know About Croup?

When or if your kids get croup, it can be scary. While croup itself isn’t a very harmful infection, it sounds harmful, due to the eerie, barking cough that kids experience when they get this infection. Our AFC Urgent Care Gastonia team provides more info on croup...
What Can I Do About a Flu-Related Fever at Home?

What Can I Do About a Flu-Related Fever at Home?

Fevers aren’t pleasant to experience, to say the least. Although they’re common with all viral infections, it doesn’t make them any less uncomfortable to deal with. Luckily, though, there are some things you can do at home to ease your fever and bring down your body...
The Biggest Fall Hazards in the Home

The Biggest Fall Hazards in the Home

At home, falls happen too often. More than one in four people over the age of 65 will fall in a given year, and only half of those people tell someone when a fall happens. When a person falls once, it doubles his or her chances of a second fall. As you age, or if you...