flu season

How to Cold-Proof Your House During the Holidays!

Common cold treatment can be a lifesaver when it comes to the holiday season. An urgent care center like AFC Stoneham can immediately treat any sudden cold and flu symptoms you may have. We have a walk-in clinic that can address your cold treatment ASAP and provide you with the relief to fight off the …

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How to Keep Your Child Hygienic During School

Keeping kids clean is no easy task, regardless of their age. Parents are all too familiar with the constant fight to keep hands from being sticky and noses from being runny, but during flu season, it’s more important than ever! Follow these easy tips to keep your child hygienic during this school year and reduce …

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Reasons Everyone in Your Family Should Get the Flu Shot

Influenza is miserable, no matter how you slice it. Between dealing with a fever, chills, and achy muscles all over your body, it’s enough to drive a person crazy. Fortunately, the flu shot is a relatively effective way of avoiding this annoying ailment that is most prevalent during the winter months. You might be wondering, …

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Mass. Public Health Updates to Keep Aware of: Feb. 2019

At AFC Stoneham, we strive to do everything in our power to keep you and your family healthy and safe. Besides providing high-quality and affordable urgent care services, we also are here to educate you on the latest public health updates happening across Massachusetts. The winter in Massachusetts has become increasingly flu-heavy as flu cases …

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The Best Ways to Avoid Wintertime Illnesses

It’s no secret that people seem to get sick more frequently during the winter months. The flu, of course, is one ailment everyone actively tries to avoid, but there are many other viruses and bacterial infections that run rampant when it’s cold outside as well. As you continue reading this guide, you will discover some …

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