How Do I Know If I Have an Ear Infection?

How Do I Know If I Have an Ear Infection?

While ear infections are generally more common among children, they can still occur among adults. If you do happen to get one as an adult, they’re typically signs of a greater concern. If you haven’t ever had an ear infection before, how are you supposed to know if...
Why Are Sports Physicals Important?

Why Are Sports Physicals Important?

It’s that time of year again: spring sports are beginning, and that is great news! Whether your child is hitting the field at Westside or City Park Elementary or Athens City Middle, he or she will definitely still need a sports physical before the competition can...
What Is Strep Throat?

What Is Strep Throat?

It’s probably safe to say that many of us had strep throat several times when we were growing up. While strep throat is most common among children between the ages of 5 and 15, it can affect children and adults of all ages, and its severity varies from person to...
Is Back Pain a Sign of COVID-19?

Is Back Pain a Sign of COVID-19?

You probably know by now that general body and muscle aches are a common symptom of COVID-19, but lately, many have claimed to be experiencing intense back pain due to the virus. So, is severe back pain yet another symptom to watch out for? Our team at AFC Urgent Care...
What You Need to Know About Yeast Infections

What You Need to Know About Yeast Infections

If you get a yeast infection, you’re not alone. Yeast infections are a common condition among women, and they’re very treatable. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Athens, TN provides some helpful info on this common problem. What they are: A vaginal yeast...
What Do I Do If I Get COVID-19?

What Do I Do If I Get COVID-19?

Even with all of our necessary health-safety precautions, the risk of actually getting COVID-19 still hasn’t been totally eliminated. The thought of actually getting the virus can be scary, so what should you do if you do fall ill to it? Read on as our team at AFC...
Can I See My Family This New Year?

Can I See My Family This New Year?

We are all in desperate need of a little joy this year. The pandemic has been hard on our minds and bodies, and the hope of a new year (finally) feels like it would fix a lot more problems this year than in years past. If you are looking forward to visiting your...
Why Should I Stay Hydrated?

Why Should I Stay Hydrated?

Did you know? Surveys have recently shown that 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. It’s definitely easy to not drink enough water, but still, 75% of all Americans is an alarming number of dehydrated people. So, is being chronically dehydrated a bad thing?...
How Can I Keep My Heart Healthy?

How Can I Keep My Heart Healthy?

It’s safe to say that we all know the importance of a healthy heart. The heart is what keeps a body working properly and what keeps us alive. Did you know? About 655,000 Americans die from heart disease each year—that’s one in every four deaths. So, what can we do to...