Local Urgent Cares Jammed with Sufferers Caught off Guard
(March 16, 2014) The rollercoaster weather of record low temps and sudden warm spells is catching allergy sufferers off guard this year and could lead to a severe spring allergy season. In between cold snaps, warm weather snuck in, and trees released pollen at higher levels and earlier than usual leaving allergy sufferers unprotected. That's why sufferers are flocking to local urgent cares like AFC/Doctors Express for a desperate dose of quick allergy relief.
"More and more people come in thinking they have a cold, but in many cases it's an early allergy attack -- even if they've never had allergies before," says Dr. Bruce Irwin, founder of American Family Care and AFC/Doctors Express, a national chain of urgent care centers with a local office in our area. "When it got warm and the pollen was released