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National Rural Health Day — November 21st

What is National Rural Health Day? The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health sets aside the third Thursday of every November to celebrate National Rural Health Day. National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” by honoring the selfless, community-minded, “can do”…

Additional November Health Observances

Archer Family Health Care would like to inform our patients about the following health awareness events and dates in the month of November: Bladder Health Month Learn More COPD Awareness Month…

November is American Diabetes Month

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health problems if it’s not controlled. One in 10 Americans have diabetes — that’s more than 30 million people! And another 84 million adults in…

Back to School with Archer Family Health Care!

AFHC can help make sure your child is ready for the upcoming school year!   Does your child have all of their required immunizations? =>Florida law requires certain vaccines to be administered before children may enroll and attend childcare and school<=  …

Archer Family Health Care will Resume Full Service on Sept. 14th

Due to the imminent threat of Hurricane Irma to the state of Florida, the University of Florida College of Nursing is taking necessary precautions at Archer Family Health Care to ensure the safety of patients, faculty, staff and students. The University of Florida is currently scheduled to reopen and resume…

Walk Alachua County Event

The University of Florida Diabetes Institute invites you to participate in Walk Alachua County, a 10-week wellness walk program beginning this Saturday, January 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Santa Fe College track. The family-friendly walks will continue each Saturday through March 11. Walker warm up and…

Now Offering Diabetes and Nutrition Classes

Our next Diabetes and Nutrition Class will be June 29th from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Archer Family Health Care is pleased to offer these programs on the third Thursday of every month. Topics will include: Benefits of exercise Weight Management Healthy eating guidelines In…

Learn to Live Without Tobacco

If you’re ready to quit tobacco, Help is FREE at Archer Family Health Care! Through the IQuit with AHEC program, we offer regular smoking cessation classes, group counseling and support, and free nicotine patches, gum, and lozenges while supplies last. Our next classes will be TBA. Register in person…