The months between April and September are the most active months for ticks, and AFC Urgent Care Swampscott provides walk-in treatment for lyme disease.

If you think you’ve been exposed to lyme disease, don’t hesitate to visit our urgent care center.  Some symptoms you may be experiencing include:

  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Swelling
  • Stiffness
  • Bull’s-eye Pattern Rash
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness

Our prevention tips for lyme disease include:

  • Avoid wooded and bushy areas with high grass
  • Walk in the center of trails
  • Wear protective clothing such as pants and long sleeves
  • Conduct a full-body tick check, and shower after outdoor activities.
  • Examine your outdoor gear and pets for ticks

AFC Urgent Care Swampscott treats lyme disease for patients of all ages on a walk-in basis, seven days a week.  Our medical professionals have been practicing in the Northeast region for a number of years, and are exceptionally knowledgeable in the management of tick-borne illnesses.

For more information about our preventative services, call us at 781-691-9366, or visit us today!