How Dangerous Is Strep Throat?

How Dangerous Is Strep Throat?

Strep throat is a common infection, as between 11,000 and 13,000 Americans will get it each year. It’s also more common during the winter seasons, but it remains highly treatable. Below, our AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga team provides further info on strep throat and...
Am I at Risk of Getting the Flu This Winter?

Am I at Risk of Getting the Flu This Winter?

Even during the age of COVID-19, yes, it’s possible to get the flu this year. In fact, it’s even more possible to get the flu this year compared to last year, due to reduced social distancing and fewer mask mandates. There are some additional risk factors that can...
What to Do When You Fall

What to Do When You Fall

Falls happen too often. According to the CDC, one in four people age 65 and older experience a fall, and only half of those who fall tell anyone. If the unfortunate happens and you do fall, it’s important to know what to do next. Our AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga team...
Are Headaches a Symptom of Sinus Infections?

Are Headaches a Symptom of Sinus Infections?

Many of us have had a sinus infection before. While these types of infections aren’t pleasant, they’re highly treatable and don’t usually last very long. Sinus infections are typically accompanied by thick mucus in the nose, but they can often be accompanied by...