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 FRIDAY, APRIL 10TH AT AFC URGENT CARE (‪380 MERRIMACK STREET IN METHUEN) AND STONEHAM AREA RESIDENTS AND NEARBY COMMUNITIES ‪‪ON SATURDAY, APRIL 11TH ‪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 Friday, April 10, 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 Saturday, April 11, 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 Wednesday, April 8th, ‪Thursday, April 9th or Friday, April 10th 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 Friday, April 10th or ‪‪Saturday, April 11th. 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 Friday, April 10th in Methuen or ‪‪Saturday, April 11th in Stoneham, please call us ‪‪between 8am and 8pm on Wednesday, April 8th, ‪Thursday, April 9th or Friday, April 10th at ‪‪781.430.8161.

Month: February 2016

What We Treat: Swimmer's Ear

Swimmer’s ear develops after excess water has lodged itself inside a person’s ear canal. This usually happens to people after swimming in any body of water – whether it be an ocean, freshwater, or even a chlorinated pool. This water build-up inside the ear makes it easy for bacteria to grow, which induces a number painful and aggravating symptoms. These …

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What We Treat: Strep Throat

Along with a host of other illnesses, strep throat is most prevalent during winter. Strep throat is a bacterial infection caused by the Streptococcus bacteria. While most strep cases are found in children, adults can develop strep throat as well. The infection is highly contagious as it spreads person-to-person via saliva. If a person with strep throat …

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Be Wary of the Zika Virus This February Vacation

By this point, you’ve probably heard of the Zika Virus. For the last year, it has spread rapidly throughout South America and has recently reached as far North as the Caribbean. The virus is transmitted primarily through daytime mosquitoes, which are initially infected from biting infected humans. The first concrete evidence of Zika Virus being found in humans was in …

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What We Treat: Dehydration

The hot, humid summer weather effectively notifies the body when it gets dehydrated. Between the sweating, headaches and light-headedness, the summer heat puts an obvious toll on the body. Because these effects of dehydration are so obvious, we easily recognize when we need to hydrate on warm summer days. But during the winter, the intense cold masks many of …

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