PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE CURRENT SURGE, APPOINTMENTS|ONLINE REGISTRATION ARE REQUIRED TO GUARANTEE A SAME DAY SPOT IF YOU WISH TO USE INSURANCE AND SEE A PROVIDER (PLEASE FOLLOW ALL STEPS AND UPLOAD INSURANCE INFORMATION/PHOTO ID). 

FOR TRAVEL, RETURN TO WORK AND PEACE OF MIND TESTING (INSURANCE NOT ACCEPTED, NO PROVIDER VISITS), WE CAN ACCEPT WALK-INS.

WE ARE OFFERING RAPID COVID 19 ANTIGEN TESTING AT ALL CLINIC LOCATIONS (BEVERLY, SWAMPSCOTT, METHUEN, NORTH ANDOVER). WE ARE OFFERING RAPID COVID PCR TESTING FOR TRAVEL ONLY ($199, NOT COVERED BY INSURANCE) IN BEVERLY, SWAMPSCOTT AND NORTH ANDOVER. 

WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY TAKING WALK-INS BETWEEN 1:00-2:00 PM. PATIENTS THAT WALK IN DURING THAT TIME WILL BE REGISTERED FOR AFTER 2:00 PM.

Flu Shots

Seasonal Flu Shots in Methuen, MA

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 testing is available for all patients on a walk-in basis - available near Methuen, Haverhill, & Lawrence, MA

Patient Services

Receive all urgent and preventative care with AFC Urgent Care Methuen - learn more about our patient services

One of the oldest and most effective methods of preventing the flu is by getting your annual flu shot.  The seasonal flu vaccine protects against three different influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the upcoming season.  The best time to start getting your annual flu shot is between the months of September and October, right before the season reaches its peak by December.

However, some patients may not remember to get their flu shot, or simply ignore the need to get an updated vaccine. Without a flu shot, a patient is likely to experience a variety of debilitating health conditions. 

If you need a flu shot before the start of the flu season, or ASAP, please make sure to visit AFC Urgent Care Methuen to get your shot! 

Flu Symptoms

The flu, also known as influenza, is one of the most deadly illnesses people come in contact. The disease , killing over 36,000 people worldwide a year from complications. Flu season starts as early as October and can last up until May.

Some common symptoms of the flu include:

  • Congestion
  • Dry Cough
  • Sore Throat
  • Sneezing
  • Body Ache
  • Headache
  • Chills

Why should I get a flu shot?

Flu shots and annual vaccines help individuals develop an immunity from influenza, since the disease updates and adapts each year. This means that older flu shots are not as effective in preventing the flu and patients need the shot every year.  

Getting a flu shot can help protect others around you who are more vulnerable. In the case you do get the flu, symptoms will be much less severe after getting the flu shot. 

Visit AFC Urgent Care Methuen to get an updated flu shot!

At AFC Urgent Care Methuen, we want to help keep you and your family healthy and safe, which is why we offer preventative flu vaccines for patients 1 year or older. Open seven days a week, we administer walk-in seasonal flu shots as a part of our preventative care services.

For more information about flu shots or other urgent care services we provide, call us at 978-975-0700 or walk into our center any day of the week. We are located at 380R Merrimack Street in Methuen!  Stop by today!

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