NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) DRIVE THROUGH TESTING AVAILABLE AT AFC URGENT CARE WALTHAM ON TUESDAY 3/31/2020. TESTING WILL TAKE PLACE AT 1030 MAIN STREET  IN WALTHAM, MA 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.

In order to qualify for testing, patients will need to be pre-screened by an AFC provider before Tuesday, 3/31/2020 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 Tuesday. 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) , please call us between 8am and 8pm on 3/30/2020

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