September is National Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month More than 102 million adults in the US have received the dreaded diagnosis of high cholesterol. That's why September is National Cholesterol Education Month. It's a great time to learn about how to prevent high cholesterol before it happens. High cholesterol is a risk [...]

Getting Safe Urgent Care During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Getting Safe Urgent Care During The COVID-19 Pandemic   AUGUST 2020 - Don't let the pandemic keep you from seeking the urgent care you need. At Affinity Urgent Care, we're providing tips to keep you safe while visiting our locations.   Here are some things to keep in mind as [...]

Can a UTI Go Away on Its Own?

Can a UTI Go Away on Its Own? A UTI—or urinary tract infection—is a very common bacterial infection that can cause painful and burning urination, a frequent urge to urinate, and overall discomfort. If you’ve ever had a UTI, you know just how unpleasant these infections can be. So, you [...]

What Are the First Signs of an STD?

What Are the First Signs of an STD? The first signs of a sexually transmitted disease (STD or STI) can vary considerably based on the type of infection. In fact, many STDs never cause noticeable symptoms. Because of this, it’s difficult to say what the first signs of an STD [...]

Put Vaccines On Your “To Do” List

  Put Vaccines On Your “To Do” List AUGUST 2020 - It's August! That means the start of National Immunization Awareness Month. It's a month where we at Affinity Urgent Care want to highlight the importance of getting recommended vaccines throughout your life. As your children start school again this [...]

What is the Difference Between Coronavirus and COVID-19?

What Is the Difference Between Coronavirus and COVID-19? You’ve undoubtedly been bombarded by information regarding COVID-19, masks, coronavirus, symptoms, testing, and all sorts of related topics lately. At Affinity Urgent Care, we understand that this information overload can be a little overwhelming, so we’re here to answer some common questions [...]

What is The Recovery Time for Coronavirus Disease?

What is The Recovery Time for Coronavirus Disease? There are a host of questions out there related to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. One of the most common questions—besides “When will this end?”—is arguably “What is the recovery time?” Coronavirus disease is a new condition that’s surrounded [...]

What is Social Distancing?

What Is Social Distancing? Social distancing—you’ve probably heard this term a lot lately. And, you’re likely aware that avoiding crowds and unnecessary close contact with others play a big role in slowing the spread of COVID-19. But do you know exactly what social distancing entails? Here’s how the Centers for [...]

Workplace Injuries

What Are the Most Common Workplace Injuries? Injuries happen every day to people from all walks of life, whether they’re enjoying a leisurely stroll, playing sports, or simply running everyday errands. However, one of the most prevalent settings for injuries is the workplace. Here is a brief overview of some [...]

Chlamydia Testing

Do I Need a Chlamydia Test?   Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD or STI) that can affect men and women. This bacterial STD may be spread through vaginal, anal, or oral sex, and can even be transferred to a baby during childbirth if the mother is infected. [...]