If you’ve lived here long, it is probably no surprise to you that the Asthma and Allergy Foundation lists Knoxville as one of the worst cities for allergies. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville doesn’t want our community to fall victim to spring allergies anymore, which is why we are offering tips on how to conquer the allergy season once and for all! Survive Allergy Season We’ve waited what feels like years for warmer weather to finally appear. Read on →

Are you finding yourself counting more sheep than catching Zzzs here lately? During Sleep Awareness Week, our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to help you start getting the sleep you need in order to conquer the day and feel your best! Your Health Is Crying Out for Sleep! According to the American Sleep Association, more than 50 million Americans have been diagnosed with a sleep disorder. Although we might not necessarily think of sleep as part of a healthy routine, lack of sleep can actually hurt our health more than we realize. Read on →

The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 1.7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2018. Included in that number are nearly 37,000 cases in the state of Tennessee alone. Are you doing all you can to prevent cancer? Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to share some suggestions. Control Your Cancer Risk Some cancer risk factors, like age, gender and family history, can’t be changed. Read on →

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States? No one is immune to the effects of the disease, which is why staying heart-healthy is so important. That’s why our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants to share some tips on boosting your heart health! Take Care of Your Heart With February designated as American Heart Month, now is as good a time as any to start building healthy habits that you can maintain throughout your life. Read on →

Germs are everywhere, especially this time of year as we spend more time indoors. That’s why our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to offer you some tips on how to stop the spread of germs and stay illness-free. Stay Healthy and Happy in 2018! One of the best ways to protect yourself and your loved ones from illness this winter is by getting the flu vaccine. And don’t think that just because the flu season is already here that you’re too late. Read on →

Now that the craziness of the holiday season is coming to an end, the team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to help you get back on the healthy track. And we want you to bring the family, too! Healthy Habits Start in January OK, you had your holiday “break.” You ate the sugar, skipped the workouts and watched all the holiday movies you could fit in during the month of December. Read on →

You want to spend time with family and friends enjoying the holiday season. That’s why our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville has some tips to help you navigate your way through the season with your good health in hand! I Want Good Health for Christmas No one wants to be stuck at home with the cold or flu while everyone else is celebrating the season! Let’s take a look at a few steps you and your family can take this holiday season to enjoy the holidays without a cough or sneeze in tow. Read on →

Christmas in the City is officially underway! And in order to fully enjoy all that the Knoxville area has to offer, the team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to make sure you know what precautions to take to stay healthy this season. Stay Healthy and Happy This Holiday It’s the most wonderful time of the year to focus on your health so that you can enjoy the fun holiday happenings taking place in and around our area. Read on →

Turkey Day is just around the corner! Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville understands the urge to dive in to all the delicious dishes on the Thanksgiving table. However, instead of filling your plate with mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, and pumpkin pie, take note of some things you can do differently this year in order to prevent extra pounds. Avoiding the “Thanksgiving 15” Okay, so the chances of gaining 15 pounds from Thanksgiving are pretty unlikely. Read on →

Football…baseball…basketball—as the seasons change, so do the sports. And with each new sports season comes new injuries, which is why our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to help you prepare your body. Take Your Best Shot at Health As preseason comes to an end and the Tennessee men’s basketball and women’s basketball seasons begin, it’s time to start thinking about what all athletes, no matter what sport they play, can do to protect their health both on and off the court. Read on →