Beginning Thursday Feb. 11th,  will resume 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. These tests are not covered by insurance and there is a fee of $200.00 for each test.

*Immigration physicals are still appointment only*

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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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Do I Have COVID or the Flu?

COVID-19 shares a lot of common symptoms with many other viruses. This time of year, it can be hard to tell the difference between COVID and the flu. Understanding the differences is a crucial way to keep yourself and your loved ones safe this flu season. Preliminary CDC data has shown that up to 56 million …

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Preparing for COVID-19 and Flu Season This Winter

Flu season is something that comes around each year without fail, but the 2020 flu season comes with some additional challenges thanks to COVID-19. The best way to protect your health this winter is to be prepared and knowledgeable on both the flu and COVID-19. Let’s look at some of the basics you need to …

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The Most Effective Way to Wash Your Hands

Washing your hands frequently is one of the most effective ways to stay healthy, kill germs lingering on your hands and prevent the spread of COVID-19. You should make sure you are washing your hands after handling food, most surfaces, communal objects and touching other people throughout the day, especially before touching your eyes, nose …

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