Flu Prevention Tips!

Flu season is officially here, making it extra important for you and your family to receive their seasonal flu vaccinations. The flu, which affects thousands of people a year, is unpredictable but completely avoidable. Anyone who is 6 months and older should be vaccinated, however, children under the age of 5, the elderly and pregnant …

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An Overview of Flu Symptoms

Flu season is something we all dread each year, but the flu season is inevitable. There’s no way to know for sure when the flu will peak each year. That makes it even more important to be aware of symptoms, how long they can last, and exactly how contagious the flu is. How Long Do …

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How to Schedule a DOT Physical

If you have a commercial driver’s license, or CDL, and drive a vehicle for work, chances are you will need to get a DOT physical for your job. These physicals ensure that you are safe to drive these large-scale commercial vehicles. Here’s what drivers should know about their DOT physical and how to renew one.  …

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Healthy Family Activities for the Upcoming Fall Season!

Taking care of your health is one of the most important aspects of your life, but it’s easy to let it fall by the wayside when life gets busy. It’s also vital to start teaching your kids about healthy living when they’re young so that they can develop good habits. A great way to promote …

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Sun Safety Tips and Sunburn Prevention for Children

Summertime is here and that means it is now the perfect time to enjoy outdoor games, activities, and fun with the family. However, it is always important to practice effective sun safety for your children. During the summer, the UV rays from the sun are more exposed and can lead to sunburn, heat rash, and …

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Child Sports Gear

AFC Urgent Care North Andover encourages parents to enroll their kids in sports at a young age. Sports teach kids a sense of responsibility, teamwork skills, & give them a group of friends that they might keep throughout their lives. However, sports can lead to injury if your child is not using the correct equipment …

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STD Awareness

April is STD awareness month so AFC Urgent Care North Andover would like to spread awareness about some common STD misconceptions & facts that everyone should know. Sexual health is not something that anyone should be embarrassed to talk about. In the recent year’s doctors are seeing a spike in STD/STI in teenagers across the …

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