IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THIS LOCATION!

AFC URGENT CARE METHUEN HAS UPDATED OPERATING HOURS: 8AM TO 8PM MON-FRI | SAT-SUN 8AM TO 5PM

NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) TESTING AVAILABLE TO METHUEN AND MERRIMACK VALLEY COMMUNITIES ‪‪ON SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH‬‬ AT AFC URGENT CARE (‪380 MERRIMACK STREET‬ IN METHUEN) AND STONEHAM AREA RESIDENTS AND NEARBY COMMUNITIES ‪‪ON SUNDAY, APRIL 5TH‬‬ ‪AT 16‬ MAIN STREET IN STONEHAM. AVAILABLE FOR ALL HEALTH INSURANCES TO INCLUDE MASSHEALTH AND MEDICARE.  MUST BE SCREENED IN ADVANCE AND RECEIVE DOCTOR’S NOTE FROM AFC URGENT CARE.  CALL FOR DETAILS OR SCREENING AT ‪‪781.430.8161‬‬.
 
‪‪On Saturday, April 4, 2020‬‬ AFC Urgent Care in Methuen, MA (located at ‪‪380 Merrimack Street‬‬ in Methuen) will hold a COVID-19 drive through testing clinic ‪‪from 9am to 3pm‬‬ for members of the Methuen and Merrimack Valley communities who qualify for novel coronavirus testing.
 
Additionally, ‪‪on Sunday, April 5, 2020‬‬ AFC Urgent Care in Stoneham, MA (located at ‪‪16 Main Street in Stoneham‬‬) will hold another drive through testing clinic ‪‪from 9am to 3pm‬‬ for members and residents of Stoneham and the surrounding communities.
 
In order to qualify for testing, patients will need to be pre-screened by an AFC provider ‪‪on Thursday, April 2nd‬, ‪Friday, April 3rd‬‬ or Saturday, April 4th via a telemedicine urgent care visit. Upon completion of the telehealth screening and determination of qualification for testing, AFC Urgent Care will send a personalized doctor’s order to that specific patient in order to be tested ‪‪on Saturday, April 4th‬‬ or ‪‪Sunday, April 5th.‬‬ PLEASE NOTE:  If a prospective patient does not bring an AFC doctor’s note to the drive through testing clinic, that patient will not be eligible for testing.
 
If interested in a screening and to be eligible for an AFC Urgent Care doctors note in order to be tested for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) ‪‪on Saturday, April 4th‬‬ in Methuen or ‪‪Sunday, April 5th‬‬ in Stoneham, please call us ‪‪between 8am and 8pm on Thursday‬, ‬‪April 2nd‬, ‪Friday, April 3rd‬‬ or Saturday, April 4th at ‪‪781.430.8161‬‬.
 

Month: December 2015

What We Treat: Sports Injuries

Regardless of the season, sports always pose a potential for injury. However, Winter sports are perhaps the most dangerous. Between gymnastics, skiing, and hockey, the list of possible injuries is virtually endless. While some of these potential injuries could prove severe, and in some cases, even life-threatening (which should be treated at the ER), our …

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, give the gift of good health! Instead of spending a fortune on the latest fad, invest in your health and the health of your loved ones. Trends come and go, but good health will always be in style. Whether you’re shopping for a budding health nut or a fitness fanatic, this guide …

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What We Treat: Cuts

To many, the sight of blood triggers feelings of nausea, lightheadedness and just overall discomfort. This is why it may be too taxing for them to treat a cut wound on their own. If this describes yourself – rest assured; you’ll never have to worry about this as long as you have us at AFC Urgent Care …

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How to Solve Your Winter Skin Problems

The weather outside is getting frightful, which must mean we’ve entered the winter season. For people with all skin types, it can be a lot more challenging to keep skin healthy and moisturized in the cold, unforgiving air outside and the dry, punishing heat inside. Your skin is your body’s first line of defense when …

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What We Treat: Bronchitis

Bronchitis is an aggravating illness that derives from an inflammation in the bronchial tubes. While bronchitis can often be attributed to smoking, there can be an array of possible causes. Everybody can contract bronchitis, since even just breathing in polluted air or harmful gases can cause bronchitis. Acute bronchitis typically lasts no longer than two weeks and has less-severe symptoms than chronic …

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What We Treat: Fever

When somebody has a fever, it generally means that something has gone awry in their body. A fever, in-and-of-itself, is not one specific illness; it’s merely a symptom of what could be any number of things. In fact, fevers are one of the body’s natural defense mechanisms that serves to combat other, more severe symptoms. It also notifies you when something needs …

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What We Treat: Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a lung infection, which induces symptoms ranging from moderate to severe. People 1 year or older are at-risk to contracting it, but infants and older patients tend to be the most susceptible. There are two major types of Pneumonia: the general Pneumonia infection and the less-potent strand, referred to as “Walking Pneumonia”. Walking Pneumonia …

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