8:00 am - 8:00 pm
NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) TESTING AVAILABLE TO METHUEN AND MERRIMACK VALLEY COMMUNITIES ‪‪ON SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH‬‬ AT AFC URGENT CARE (‪380 MERRIMACK STREET‬ IN METHUEN) AND STONEHAM AREA RESIDENTS AND NEARBY COMMUNITIES ‪‪ON SUNDAY, APRIL 5TH‬‬ ‪AT 16‬ MAIN STREET IN STONEHAM. 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 Saturday, April 4, 2020‬‬ AFC Urgent Care in Methuen, MA (located at ‪‪380 Merrimack Street‬‬ in Methuen) will hold a COVID-19 drive through testing clinic ‪‪from 9am to 3pm‬‬ for members of the Methuen and Merrimack Valley communities who qualify for novel coronavirus testing.
 
Additionally, ‪‪on Sunday, April 5, 2020‬‬ AFC Urgent Care in Stoneham, MA (located at ‪‪16 Main Street in Stoneham‬‬) will hold another drive through testing clinic ‪‪from 9am to 3pm‬‬ 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 Thursday, April 2nd‬, ‪Friday, April 3rd‬‬ or Saturday, April 4th 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 Saturday, April 4th‬‬ or ‪‪Sunday, April 5th.‬‬ 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 Saturday, April 4th‬‬ in Methuen or ‪‪Sunday, April 5th‬‬ in Stoneham, please call us ‪‪between 8am and 8pm on Thursday‬, ‬‪April 2nd‬, ‪Friday, April 3rd‬‬ or Saturday, April 4th at ‪‪781.430.8161‬‬.
 

Month: January 2015

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