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Why Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

 

If your child is playing a sport this fall, it’s time to start thinking about a sports physical, also known as a Preparticipation Physical Exam (PPE). Before a player can compete, most schools and sports leagues will require a physical. Typically, there are two sections the PPE – a medical history review and a physical […]

By |September 18th, 2017|News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

Why Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

 

If your child is playing a sport this fall, it’s time to start thinking about a sports physical, also known as a Preparticipation Physical Exam (PPE). Before a player can compete, most schools and sports leagues will require a physical. Typically, there are two sections the PPE – a medical history review and a physical […]

By |September 18th, 2017|News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

August is National Immunization Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), and AFC Urgent Care Beverly would like to encourage you to stop in for a hassle-free checkup to ensure you and your family are up to date on your vaccinations. Immunizations are important for people of all ages and help prevent countless, often deadly, diseases. Vaccines are administered to stimulate […]

By |August 17th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on August is National Immunization Month

Grilling Good Times with Safety on the Menu

After being cooped up in the house all winter, it’s only natural to want to get outside with family and friends and enjoy some outdoor recreation. That usually means a tasty meal cooked on an outdoor grill with plenty of cool drinks to wash it all down. As carefree as it might sound, it’s not […]

By |August 6th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Grilling Good Times with Safety on the Menu

Preventing Heat Injuries for the Elderly

Summertime temperatures can pose a threat for all – especially the elderly. Due to how the body naturally changes with age, older adults are at greater risk for heat-related injuries. Society harps on young adults for the importance of sunscreen, staying hydrated and other health precautions during the warm season, but have we truly considered […]

By |August 6th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Preventing Heat Injuries for the Elderly

Summer Protective Gear – Do You Have Everything on This List?

While you’re having your fun in the sun this summer, are you staying safe in the heat? Summer weather and more outdoor activities means there’s a higher risk of injury from things like sun exposure, dangerous insects, heat injury and more. Make sure you’re prepared for your summer fun by stocking up on these essential […]

By |August 1st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Summer Protective Gear – Do You Have Everything on This List?

What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

Summer is a busy time for urgent care centers. Learn how you can avoid some of the most common summer injuries while you have your fun in the sun.

 

Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year! With vacations, backyard barbecues, fireworks shows and more to look forward to, there’s lots of fun […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

Summertime – the kids are home with loads of free time! They may feel inclined to relax on the couch until school starts up again in the fall, but don’t let them miss out on the lively energy of those summer months. AFC Urgent Care Beverly encourages parents and kids to take advantage of the beautiful […]

By |July 7th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

Why Do Men Avoid the Doctor?

June is National Men’s Health Month, but are men taking their health seriously enough? Surveys show they might not be. A recent survey by the Cleveland Clinic found that more than half of American men don’t go for an annual physical, which can lead to serious health problems. And their reasons for avoiding the doctor? […]

By |June 14th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Why Do Men Avoid the Doctor?

Tick Season Has Officially Arrived, Folks

Tick season is upon us. There are many ways we can attract ticks, and working outside is one of them. If you have ever done landscaping or been hiking through the woods, chances are, you’ve had an encounter with one. You would think that they might not be that harmful, but diseases such as lime […]

By |June 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Tick Season Has Officially Arrived, Folks