Seasonal Tips | AFC Urgent Care | Portland

How to Stay Sun-Safe This Summer

A warm summer day in Oregon can be one of the most beautiful days of the year. Long full days of sunshine are perfect for hiking, relaxing by a lake, and exploring the great outdoors. However, the wonderful sun rays can turn harmful if the right precautions aren’t taken.

6th August 2020

Why Do I Need to Eat Vegetables?

While some of us love vegetables, some of us hate them. And even more people just tolerate them!

But eating your veggies—and fruit, too—can reap many benefits for your health. June is recognized as National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, so let’s talk about why these healthy foods are so important.

15th June 2020

How Can I Stay Safe in the Sun?

It can sometimes seem like winter and even spring last forever, but rest assured, summer is coming straight ahead! When it's time to seize the day and head outside for some sunshine, you'll want to be sure to take steps to protect your skin.

5th June 2020

How Do You Treat Spring Allergies?

Did you know? According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, around 23.6 million Americans were diagnosed with hay fever in the last year. And this number only seems to be rising.

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland wants you to enjoy a happy and healthy spring without letting seasonal allergies stand in your way.

23rd April 2020

Could My Sore Throat Be Strep Throat?

We grow up learning that sharing is caring. However, when it comes to germs, that is one thing you need to keep to yourself, especially when it comes to strep throat.

25th January 2020

How Can I Get Rid of This Cough?

A cough can come on for a number of reasons. Whether signaling irritation or chronic bronchitis, a cough can be your body's way of getting rid of an irritant or infection.

9th December 2019

Can Cold Weather Cause a Cold?

 Old man winter might be moving into town, but that doesn't mean you necessarily will be stuck at home with a cold because of it.

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland wants you to know what can bring about the common cold, as well as ways to treat the cold virus as quickly as possible so that you can enjoy your holiday with family!

30th November 2019

Heat Exhaustion: How Hot is Too Hot?

Heat exhaustion is a condition that occurs when the body is unable to regulate its internal temperature and becomes dehydrated.  The causes and symptoms are very recognizable and luckily, preventable.

Causes of Heat Exhaustion:

8th July 2019

Summer Travel Vaccinations

Are your summer travels taking you abroad this year? Whether it’s an African safari, a tropical beach getaway or a mountain retreat, if it’s overseas or across our border, chances are you need travel vaccinations.

24th June 2019

Summer Safety to Help Beat the Heat

We couldn’t wait for warmer weather…well, now it’s here! Summer is well underway and with the sun and fun comes a number of safety concerns to keep in mind. With the right tools and preparation, summertime can be a safe and relaxing time for you and your family.

17th June 2019