IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THIS LOCATION!

Due to a shortage of personal protective equipment and in order to maintain the health and safety of our staff and patients, this clinic is temporarily closed. Please visit one of our other nearby locations listed below that are still open with normal hours.. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.

AFC Urgent Care Waltham: 1030 Main St. Waltham, MA 02451 Phone: 781-894-6900

AFC Urgent Care Stoneham: 16 Main St. Stoneham, MA 02180 Phone: 781-279-4000

AFC Urgent Care Methuen: 380R Merrimack Street
Methuen MA 01844 Phone:
978-975-0700​

THIS LOCATION IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED. PLEASE VISIT ONE OF OUR OPEN SISTER LOCATIONS:
AFC URGENT CARE WALTHAM AND STONEHAM OPEN 8AM TO 8PM. AFC METHUEN OPEN 8AM TO 8PM ON MON-FRI; 8AM TO 5PM SAT-SUN.

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: January 2018

Why Are People with Asthma Encouraged to Get a Flu Shot?

If you’ve been watching the news lately, you’ve no doubt heard that the flu is sweeping the country this year. In fact, for the first time in 13 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that the entire contiguous United States, excluding Washington DC, is showing widespread flu at one time! Getting …

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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, we see the effects of obesity every day. High blood pressure, heart …

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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 providers 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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