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 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: February 2016

What We Treat: Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’s ear develops after excess water enters inside the ear canal, occurring typically after a person goes swimming. The water trapped inside the ear creates a damp environment, capable of fostering bacteria, which allows the bacteria to thrive. This induces a number of painful and aggravating symptoms that can last for several days. This is why people …

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What We Treat: Strep Throat

February marks the point in the year when illnesses such as norovirus, influenza and the common cold are at their peak. Often forgotten in winter’s swarm of sicknesses is strep throat, which many people associate solely with children. However, strep throat is prevalent during this time for people patients 1 year or older – not just children. People contract strep throat …

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Watch Out for Zika Virus This February Vacation

With February vacation just around the corner, many of us are looking to escape the snowy weather and head South to warmer climates. Countries in the Caribbean, like Jamaica and the Dominican Republic, make popular vacation destinations, but unfortunately, there have been numerous Zika cases reported in these countries lately. Zika virus’ symptoms range from mild to moderate, with …

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What We Treat: Dehydration

Despite the cold weather, dehydration hospitalizations are extremely frequent during the winter months. It may initially seem counter-intuitive, considering the frigid temperatures, until you remember how dry the air is during winter. The cold weather also makes it difficult for people to pick up on the symptoms of dehydration, seeing as their mind’s consumed by the …

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