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. 

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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School’s Out! The Best (and Healthiest) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

Summertime – the kids are home with loads of free time! They may feel inclined to relax on the couch until school starts up again in the fall, but don’t let them miss out on the lively energy of those summer months. AFC Urgent Care Malden encourages parents and kids to take advantage of the beautiful …

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What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

Summer is a busy time for urgent care centers. Learn how you can avoid some of the most common summer injuries while you have your fun in the sun. Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year! With vacations, backyard barbecues, fireworks shows and more to look forward to, there’s lots of …

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Harmful Effects of Smoking

Smoking has numerous health effects that can cause serious harm. Every year, thousands of people die in the U.S. from cigarette smoking-related illnesses. Smoking increases the risk of developing particular diseases and can harm just about every organ of the human body. Even short-term cigarette smoking can impact your health. Let’s take a closer look …

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What Should You Know About Measles?

Measles is now one of the most significant health care risks for young children in the U.S as cases continue to climb. The Centers for Disease Control now estimate that nearly 704 cases of measles have been confirmed in the U.S, which is the highest amount since the disease was virtually eradicated in 2000. The …

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How to Prevent and Treat Your Child’s Sports Injuries

Did you know that sports injuries are some of the most common reasons for medical visits among children in middle school and high school? The Centers for Disease Control estimate that nearly 3.2 million children each year are hospitalized from sports injuries annually. In addition, over 750,000 children between the ages of 12-17 are treated …

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Sports Injury Prevention Guide

This spring, millions of students will participate in school sports across the country. Sports are a great way to get your child active and help maintain their overall health, but the risk of a potential injury still persist. The CDC estimates that injuries from school sports are the leading cause of emergency room visits among …

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