How Serious Are Ear Infections?

How Serious Are Ear Infections?

If you’re a parent, you’re probably all too aware of the commonality of ear infections among your child. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, five out of six will have at least one ear infection by their third birthday. Even though they’re common,...
What Are the Components of a Sports Physical?

What Are the Components of a Sports Physical?

From Catlettsburg Elementary to Sevierville Intermediate School, the spring sports season is here! But first, your child will need a sports physical before he or she can participate. Our AFC Urgent Care Sevierville team provides some helpful info on sports physicals...
Will I Get Strep Throat This Year?

Will I Get Strep Throat This Year?

While strep throat probably affected many of us when we were children, this bacterial infection isn’t a thing of the past. While it is most common among kids between the ages of 5 and 15, strep throat still affects approximately 11,000 and 24,000 Americans every year....
What Are COVID-19’s First Symptoms?

What Are COVID-19’s First Symptoms?

Many have experienced lots of different symptoms when diagnosed with COVID-19. Some experience body aches and fever, while some don’t experience any symptoms at all. So, is there any consistency when it comes to COVID-19 symptoms? Our team at AFC Urgent Care...
What You Need to Know About UTIs

What You Need to Know About UTIs

Millions of people every year have to deal with UTIs, or urinary tract infections. While they’re very common, that doesn’t make them any less important to deal with promptly. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Sevierville provides some helpful info. Here’s what to...
Will the Flu Shot Help Me Not Get COVID-19?

Will the Flu Shot Help Me Not Get COVID-19?

Getting your annual flu vaccine has always been important, but this year’s vaccine is perhaps more important than ever! While sadly the flu vaccine doesn’t protect against the coronavirus, we still strongly encourage you to get your flu vaccine this year. Read on as...
How Worried Should I Be If I Get COVID-19?

How Worried Should I Be If I Get COVID-19?

If you end up testing positive for the coronavirus, it might be tempting to hit the panic button. If you do feel quite panicked, it’s definitely an understandable feeling, but we’re here to help you put your mind at ease. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care...
Can I Boost My Energy?

Can I Boost My Energy?

If you find yourself feeling lethargic, you are not alone. If this is a chronic problem for you, we recommend talking with your healthcare provider about potential underlying causes. However, there may be a few at-home remedies that you can try to get a little boost...