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Preventing Heat Injuries for the Elderly

Summertime temperatures can pose a threat for all – especially the elderly. Due to how the body naturally changes with age, older adults are at greater risk for heat-related injuries. Society harps on young adults for the importance of sunscreen, staying hydrated and other health precautions during the warm season, but have we truly considered […]

By |August 7th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Preventing Heat Injuries for the Elderly

Grilling Good Times with Safety on the Menu

After being cooped up in the house all winter, it’s only natural to want to get outside with family and friends and enjoy some outdoor recreation. That usually means a tasty meal cooked on an outdoor grill with plenty of cool drinks to wash it all down. As carefree as it might sound, it’s not […]

By |July 31st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Grilling Good Times with Safety on the Menu

Summer Protective Gear – Do You Have Everything on This List?

While you’re having your fun in the sun this summer, are you staying safe in the heat? Summer weather and more outdoor activities means there’s a higher risk of injury from things like sun exposure, dangerous insects, heat injury and more. Make sure you’re prepared for your summer fun by stocking up on these essential […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Summer Protective Gear – Do You Have Everything on This List?

4 Workplace Safety Tips to Follow

While it may feel great to have a getaway from the workplace, you probably don’t want to do so while recovering from an on-the-job injury.

The foundation of workplace safety is one that encourages employees to practice company policies.

Here are four workplace safety tips every employee should follow to create a safe work environment and decrease […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 4 Workplace Safety Tips to Follow

What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

Summer is a busy time for urgent care centers. Learn how you can avoid some of the most common summer injuries while you have your fun in the sun.

 

Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year! With vacations, backyard barbecues, fireworks shows and more to look forward to, there’s lots of fun […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

Summertime – the kids are home with loads of free time! They may feel inclined to relax on the couch until school starts up again in the fall, but don’t let them miss out on the lively energy of those summer months. AFC Urgent Care Southcenter encourages parents and kids to take advantage of the beautiful […]

By |July 10th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

June is Men’s Health Month

Last weekend was Father’s Day, which celebrates the positive impact the fathers in our lives have gifted us. Meanwhile, the entire month of June is Men’s Health Month. This initiative serves to raise awareness concerning the serious health problems that men are especially susceptible to. Men live an average of five years less than women […]

By |June 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on June is Men’s Health Month

5 Health Tips to Keep You Safe & In-Shape this Summer

Despite the common perception among Americans that it only rains here in Washington, the summers can still get pretty hot and sunny in the Evergreen State! For this reason, it’s necessary to share the potential health and safety issues that arise every summer. Despite these issues, the most important thing you can do for your […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Health Tips to Keep You Safe & In-Shape this Summer

How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

Spring is a beautiful time of year, with trees and flowers starting to bloom. But it can be a miserable time of year for people with allergies. You know all too well the sniffling and sneezing that comes with the season. You also know that you can find relief thanks to the doctors at AFC […]

By |May 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

What’s Your Real DOT Cost?

Are you tasked with seeking medical providers to administer DOT physicals for drivers, you know this process can be a nightmare. Finding a doctor who can provide prompt, affordable and convenient DOT physicals may seem impossible. Yet, at AFC Urgent Care Southcenter, we offer walk-in DOT physicals 7 days a week.

What Makes Our DOT Physicals a […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What’s Your Real DOT Cost?
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