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: January 2018

Are Extra Pounds Weighing Down Your Immune System?

It probably comes as no surprise that losing weight and getting healthy is high on the list when it comes to New Year’s resolutions. And like so many promises we make to ourselves, it’s usually easier said than done. At American Family Care clinics, we see the effects of obesity every day. High blood pressure, …

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Stop the Flu in its Tracks

‘Tis the season . . . don’t worry: we know that the holidays have passed, but flu season is still in full swing! In fact, it is reported that during in the 2017-2018 season flu activity has been greater than in prior years. That’s why it’s critical for people to be on the lookout for …

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Resolution Solutions For the New Year

As we inch toward the new year, American Family Care physicians have been talking with patients about lifestyle changes that can help them feel healthier. It probably comes as no surprise that these discussions mirror some of the top New Year’s resolutions — eating better, exercising regularly, and quitting smoking to name a few! But, …

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Talk to Your Kids About Flu Prevention

Parents are being warned that their sweet little angels may actually be the face behind the flu. For a number of reasons, young children are generally more likely to spread the virus than are adults. Children usually have more contact with others, are undeniable germ magnets and tend have weaker immune systems, making them easy …

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Common Flu Myths & Why They Are So Dangerous

The much-dreaded flu season is here, which means it’s time to protect yourself against the virus and common myths that surround it. Every year these misconceptions surface and spread, well, like a virus. Flu myths such as these are equally as harmful as they are false, so don’t let misinformation about the flu and the …

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5 Tips for Staying Healthy During Winter Sports

Winter sports are fun but not always the safest activities. If you imagine yourself careening down a hill towards another skier or skating on the rink and then getting nailed by a hockey puck – well, you can probably see how and why plenty of cold-weather athletes wind up seeing a doctor unexpectedly. And you …

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