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What are Potential COVID-19 Risks as the State Re-Opens?

Colorado is slowly re-opening businesses of all types and that means that a variety of risks are likely to re-emerge with people breaking quarantine. COVID-19 prevention at home and in the community is paramount for patients that may have higher-than-normal risks of an infection. The quarantine initiated back in March is slowly being lifting as …

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What should I know about COVID-19 Testing Sites?

COVID-19 testing facilities have an increasing amount of supplies to effectively screen and record cases of the novel coronavirus. The amount of healthcare providers that have gained recognition as a testing site grew significantly in the last month. But what should patients know about COVID-19 testing sites? Whether you are looking on Google Search, in …

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What Should I know about COVID-19 Antibody Tests?

COVID-19 testing across the U.S is beginning to expand and provide more options for patients to make informed decisions about returning back to work. However, patients may not be entirely sure about what types of testing are most beneficial for their situation. For example, a high-risk patient may need more comprehensive and rapid testing while …

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Why should patients continue to use Telemedicine

Telemedicine, or the virtual delivery of urgent care through internet-connected devices, can help patients maintain social distancing and get immediate care. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine serves as a crucial gateway for healthcare access for thousands of patients across the U.S.  AFC Urgent Care Castle Rock recently launched telemedicine urgent care to assist …

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Telemedicine Benefits for Patients

The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading at a troubling rate, which has caused most families to self-quarantine and make significant sacrifices at home. In fact, the U.S now reports over 1 million cases of COVID-19 since March 2020. Patients need to continue to self-quarantine and remain at home as much as possible, especially with the significant …

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What Happens When You Get Bronchitis?

Bronchitis is a common illness that affects people in every demographic. Despite how common the illness is, many people aren’t educated on what going through the illness actually looks like. Knowing what to expect will help you be better prepared to notice early symptoms and get better quickly.  What Causes Bronchitis?  Bronchitis comes in two …

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What to Know About Strep Throat in Children

Strep throat is something that can occur in both children and adults, but it seems to be more common in children. The symptoms presented are also unique in children. Strep throat is caused by a bacteria called Group A Streptococcal.  Let’s take a look at what symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment looks like for strep throat …

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Coronavirus Prevention for Patients with Chronic Diseases

Coronavirus cases are on the rise in the US and it’s expected to get worse before it gets better. While some people will be able to fight off the COVID-19 virus at home and get back to normal, patients with auto-immune vulnerabilities and chronic diseases are at a much higher risk. These high-risk patients will …

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5 Shoveling Safety Tips

Whether you love it or hate it, snow is inevitable each winter in cooler parts of the country. When snow falls, most people must remove it themselves from their driveways or walkways. However, shoveling can be dangerous. It’s important for individuals with heart or lung conditions and the elderly to use extreme caution when shoveling, …

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