Due to the pandemic all visits to our urgent care center are by appointment only. Please call our center to schedule an appointment.

Our center is only offering COVID-19 PCR testing. We do not have rapid testing available at this time. Results will be available within 3-5 days of testing. 

What We Treat

Why It’s Important to Have Board Certified Physicians!

AFC Urgent Care centers want to provide patients with the best quality of care, which is why they hire board-certified physicians, x-ray technicians as well as a highly qualified staff of medical assistants. Our team at AFC Malden values respect, integrity and compassion, which is what we strive to bring with us when we go …

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Affordable Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

Did you know that over the past 20 years, emergency room visits have gone up by 30%? This can both break your schedule, as well as your wallet. Urgent Care centers provide reliable and affordable healthcare to most non-life threatening injuries and illnesses. We provide an alternative to long waits, large payments and frustrating waiting …

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Is it Allergies or a Cold?

In the early spring months, both colds and allergies can be very prominent which can make it difficult to determine which you may be experiencing. Allergy symptoms are the cause of an immune system over-reaction while a cold is the result of a virus. We want to help you and give you some characteristics of …

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Spring Sports Injuries

It is officially spring sport season! We wanted to offer some advice to avoid spring sport injuries. 1) Sport Physical: Many organizations and schools require this, but in the off chance they do not, it is still a smart idea to receive a physical to ensure the child is able to participate. 2) Warm up: …

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Sinusitis (Sinus Infection)

A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is the inflammation of the sinus tissue. Stuffy nose, runny nose, congestion, and tenderness around the sinuses are common symptoms associate with sinusitis. Doctors will diagnose with a physical examination. Tests may be done but this is usually not necessary. Doctors can usually tell by applying pressure to the sinus …

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Spring Seasonal Allergies

Spring technically begins today, whether it feels like it or not. And with spring, comes seasonal allergy symptoms for nearly 35 million Americans. In the spring, pollen from blooming trees and other plants enter the air, and ultimately our systems. When someone who is allergic breathes in pollen, the immune system thinks it is an …

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Pneumonia

Pneumonia, an infection of the lung, can make you very sick. Associated symptoms can include coughing, difficulty breathing, and a fever. Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Diagnosis is completed with an examination and possibly a blood test or chest x-ray. It is treatable. Bacterial pneumonia is treated with antibiotics. Those with viral pneumonia …

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Bronchitis

Often accompanied by a bad cough and breathlessness, bronchitis is the inflammation of bronchial passages within the lungs. The breathlessness is caused by the passages being closed off which restricts the airways. Brochitis is classified as acute or chronic. Chronic is a long term health issue which needs to be managed while acute typically lasts …

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