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NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) DRIVE THROUGH TESTING AVAILABLE AT AFC URGENT CARE WALTHAM ON TUESDAY 3/31/2020. TESTING WILL TAKE PLACE AT 1030 MAIN STREET  IN WALTHAM, MA AVAILABLE FOR ALL HEALTH INSURANCES TO INCLUDE MASSHEALTH AND MEDICARE.  MUST BE SCREENED IN ADVANCE AND RECEIVE DOCTOR’S NOTE FROM AFC URGENT CARE.  CALL FOR DETAILS OR SCREENING AT 781.430.8161.

On Friday, March 27, 2020 AFC Urgent Care in North Andover, MA (located at 129 Turnpike Street in North Andover) will hold a COVID-19 drive through testing clinic from 9am to 5pm for the North Andover, Andover and Lawrence community who qualify for novel coronavirus testing.

Additionally, on Saturday, March 28, 2020 AFC Urgent Care in Stoneham, MA (located at 16 Main Street in Stoneham) will hold another drive through testing clinic from 9am to 5pm for members and residents of Stoneham and the surrounding communities.

In order to qualify for testing, patients will need to be pre-screened by an AFC provider on Wednesday, March 25th or Thursday, March 26th via a telemedicine urgent care visit.  Upon completion of the telehealth screening and determination of qualification for testing, AFC Urgent Care will send a personalized doctor’s order to that specific patient in order to be tested on Friday, March 27th or Saturday, March 28th.  PLEASE NOTE:  If a prospective patient does not bring an AFC doctor’s note to the drive through testing clinic, that patient will not be eligible for testing.

If interested in a screening and to be eligible for an AFC Urgent Care doctors note in order to be tested for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Friday, March 27th in North Andover or Saturday, March 28th in Stoneham, please call us between 8am and 8pm on Wednesday, March 25th or Thursday, March 26th at 781-430-8161.

Month: January 2014

Winter Olympics 2014

In a few weeks, millions of people are going to descend upon Sochi, Russia to witness great feats by the world’s best winter athletes. If you are planning on being one of the millions, you should take some precautions before you go. The US State Department issued an alert for those traveling to the Olympics. …

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The Norovirus

You’ve heard about the flu and all of the symptoms that go along with it but have you ever heard of the norovirus?  Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that presents itself like the flu but includes gastrointestinal symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea.  Norovirus can be spread in many ways including on environmental surfaces, …

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Urinary Tract Infections: Causes, Risks, and Treatment

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are infections in the urinary system, including kidney, ureters, bladder, and urethra. The population with the greatest risk of infection is women; however, men can develop UTIs as well. Symptoms include strong persistent urge to urinate, burning sensation, cloudy or red urine, pelvic (women) or rectal (men) pain. Should a UTI …

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Sore Throat Remedies

A sore throat can be many things. It can be a sign of a cold, strep, or just plain irritation. We have many ways that you can remedy a sore throat at home. Take an anti-inflammatory (NSAID): It can help relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and help with a fever if you have one Gargle saltwater: water …

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Winter Sports Injuries

With the Winter Olympics right around the corner, it’s easy to get caught up in the fantasy of being an Olympic athlete and forget that injuries are a serious and all too common part of winter sports.  Ice skating, hockey, and skiing are all fun but come with the chance of serious injury occurring.  These …

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