We are offering walk-in Rapid COVID-19 Antigen and Rapid 1-HOUR PCR Testing at our Swampscott clinic – NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED. Online registration is still recommended (please follow all steps and upload insurance information and photo ID).  We are also seeing patients for general urgent care needs and following the strictest protocols for patient safety.


Why Patients Still Need Urgent Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is a brutal one. However, you cannot put off your urgent care appointment that help manage and treat other illnesses and diseases. In these times, you must maintain all your conditions effectively. 

You not keeping up with your other healthcare needs will affect your overall health, lead to more expensive healthcare conditions, and make it that much harder to keep your healthcare in check.

Are Urgent Care Centers Safe in these Times? 

Take notes that urgent care centers are taking extra precautions for the COVID-19 times. They are keeping a track of COVID-19 patients and providing separate entrance and exit. You will not contact any COVID-19 patients during your visit. 

However, for precautionary measures, make sure that you will be safe. Call in your clinic or urgent care center to ask them if they are keeping up with the protocols. Healthcare providers across the country are trying to keep up with the CDC’s guidelines. However, on your end, try to maintain a healthy distance from everyone. Make sure that you are wearing your mask and gloves while you are at a clinic. 

Keep a hand sanitizer or disinfectant with you to keep yourself safe from the virus. Keep using the sanitizer, especially when you touch anything in the hospital. 

On the other hand, also learn how you can keep yourself healthy and safe during the spread of the epidemic. Keep up with all the precautionary measures available on the CDC website and from your local healthcare provider.

Why Visit Your Doctor Regularly?

Another great thing about visiting your doctor regularly is that your healthcare starts charging you less when you visit them monthly. With regular visits, you can minimize your medical expenses. Hence, you are visiting the doctor regularly. The doctor will update you on your health. It will help you in taking all the necessary precautionary measures for the COVID-19 virus. 

The novel coronavirus virus is spreading all around the world, like wildfire. In these circumstances, you need to take special care if you are already suffering from other chronic diseases. Regular doctor visits will help you stay healthy, and they will tell you how you can get rid of the symptoms before developing the virus.

And if you are having difficulty finding a local healthcare provider, then make sure you visit AFC Urgent Care Swampscott to get started with a local urgent care appointment for non-COVID care: injury treatment, illness symptom treatment, x-rays, and other clinical services are open for patients!