We are currently seeing patients on a first-come, first-serve basis for urgent care service. All patients will still be screened upon arrival for COVID-19 symptoms. 

Our center offers rapid Covid-19 testing for patients experiencing Covid-19 symptoms. These tests are covered by most insurances. We also offer a Rapid Covid-19 PCR test for patients who need a PCR test for travel or return to work/school.

*Immigration physicals are still appointment only*

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Stress Effects on the Brain

Stress is a normal part of life, and there is no way to truly eliminate it completely. Stress can come in different forms and provide its own set of symptoms for each person. Too much stress, however, can harm our lives. AFC Urgent Care Malden is dedicated to improving the overall health of all of our …

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What is World Health Day?

Many people may consider themselves healthy if they are without any disease. However, to say that a person is healthy requires the analysis of a set of factors, such as quality of life involving both the mental and physical aspects. Health is not an easy state to achieve since not all people can live without sorrows …

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Signs of an Unhealthy Kidney

Healthy kidneys are imperative for a healthy lifestyle. They are in charge of filtering out impurities in our blood and removing excess waste. They also help to control blood pressure and the production of red blood cells. When the kidneys become damaged, they are unable to perform their job. They can become damaged due to …

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Treatment of Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a far more common illness than most people know. It’s estimated that a little under 500,000 Americans are diagnosed with and treated for Lyme disease annually. It’s a growing problem that requires more effective measures that can foster prevention. The bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and Borrelia mayonii are transmitted through the bite of the black-legged …

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Is Chocolate Good for your Heart?

Chocolate may have gained a bad reputation for increasing weight and giving people high blood sugar levels, however, the fact is that it has many healthy attributes, too. It is an excellent source of antioxidants and can lower a patient’s risk of heart disease. For more information on heart health, call AFC Urgent Care Malden. …

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Is Strep Throat Contagious?

Strep throat can happen very quickly after exposure. It typically takes up to three days for symptoms to begin. In short, strep throat is contagious between people. If you think you may have strep throat, visit AFC Urgent Care Malden. We are able to provide rapid strep tests and can provide prescriptions for treatment. Strep Throat Symptoms …

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What are the Health Benefits of a Dry January?

A month of alcohol abstinence may seem like a very insignificant amount of time to show noticeable results, but the results will shock you. A month of alcohol fasting can work unimaginable benefits for your health, most of which you never even deemed would be possible in life. Doctors with AFC Urgent Care Malden can …

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Tips to Avoid COVID in 2021

Before 2020, New Year’s Resolutions were all about quitting alcohol, achieving more goals, and expanding one’s business. This January in 2021, most New Year resolutions revolve around staying safe from COVID and protecting one’s health. If you think you may have been exposed to someone with COVID or are experiencing symptoms, visit AFC Urgent Care …

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What is the Difference between Bronchitis and Pneumonia?

Bronchitis and pneumonia can feel very similar when you have a persistent cough that just won’t go away. Knowing the differences between the two lower respiratory illnesses can help with treatment options and can get you feeling your best again. It is important to monitor both illnesses for the severity of symptoms. Our trained physicians …

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