Due to the pandemic we are focused on testing during the hours of 9am-3pm. All other patients will be seen from 8am-9am and 3pm-5pm at our urgent care center by appointment only. Please call our center to schedule an appointment.

How Can I Protect Myself When Returning to Work After COVID-19? 

Millions of Americans, including people in Massachusetts, faced a major change in the way they work and go to school this year after COVID-19 surfaced. After months of closures in order to contain the virus and begin to flatten the curve, businesses in Massachusetts, including Middlesex County, are beginning the process of reopening. Going back …

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When to Visit an Urgent Care for the Flu!

It’s that time of the year, where influenza, also known as the flu, has made itself known. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has stated influenza is still circulating, and the strain H3N2 can cause serious illnesses. Cases of H3N2 are seen more often now than earlier in the year. If you have the following …

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What is a Normal Cholesterol Level?

It’s essential to monitor your cholesterol levels, especially if you have a history of high cholesterol. Simply put, cholesterol is a fat-like, waxy substance your body needs to work efficiently. It is found in animal products and produced in the liver. Even though your body needs it, having too much puts you at risk for coronary …

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Sexual Health: how to Prevent STDs

STDs are sexually transmitted diseases that are spread during sex through the mouth, anus, and vagina. The most common symptoms are no symptoms at all, so for those who are sexually active, regular testing is very important. Many STDs are curable, but some are not. By practicing safe sex, there are many ways to prevent …

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September Is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month, and AFC Urgent Care is dedicated to helping our patients maintain healthy and happy lives as they age. As you age, your health care needs become more unique. Situations might arise that are scarier as a senior adult than they would have been if you were 20 years younger. At …

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Back to School: Staying Healthy In and Out of the Classroom

Kids spend more time at school during the year than anywhere else, and while every parent knows the back to school season is filled with shopping excursions, new school supplies, and other preparations, there is one other important thing many people forget. It’s time to make your children’s health part of your back to the …

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