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Rapid COVID Testing FAQs for Patients

AFC Urgent Care Watertown now offers Rapid COVID-19 Testing for patients that need fast and immediate testing of the novel coronavirus. Whenever patients need a same-day COVID test, they can book an appointment online and find the most immediate opening for COVID-19 testing. This new type of testing is now available at many urgent care centers, including …

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What should I know about COVID-19 Rapid Testing?

Coronavirus cases across the U.S are now reaching 5 million, according to the latest national counts from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As COVID-19 case grow, patients will need to have proactive and effective testing access to stay safe and return to work. The good news for patients is that AFC Urgent Care Watertown …

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How Patients Can Stay Ahead of Flu Season Before it Starts

Flu season comes around every year and despite the reoccurrence, there’s still staggeringly high numbers of flu cases year after year. Experts believe that many of those cases can be avoided if patients are educated on the risks and the steps they can take to protect themselves. It may seem early to be talking about …

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How to Prepare Your Child for Back to School

Back to school time is usually a time filled with excitement, lots of shopping, and a little bit of nervousness. Each year brings something new and parents get to enjoy a little break while their kids get to learn and socialize. Unfortunately, school has been affected by COVID-19 just like nearly every other part of …

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How to Prevent Coronavirus Exposure and Risks

The coronavirus is a dangerous illness that is responsible for the deaths of over 100,000 U.S. persons and counting. It spreads easily from person-to-person and there doesn’t appear to be an immediate stop to this contagion. While scientists work to develop a greater understanding of COVID-19 and a vaccine to stop the devastation that this …

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How Does Coronavirus Spread?

The coronavirus spread across the globe and in the U.S, it has spread more rapidly in some states than others. Even though the spread of the coronavirus has slowed in some states, it has picked up in others. There seems to be no end in sight and the virus is highly contagious. While new information …

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How does Telemedicine Help Me Get Care and Stay Healthy?

AFC Urgent Care Watertown is expanding the services available for patients to ensure they can stay healthy and access healthcare whenever possible. COVID-19 is one of the most troubling healthcare challenges while many patients are not able to get the care they need. That is why AFC Watertown not only provides COVID-19 testing, but also …

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What Type of Cough Do I Have?

Having a cough is an interruption to your routine, especially if your cough is painful and persistent. It isn’t uncommon to have a cough without knowing exactly why or what caused it, but until you know, it’s almost impossible to make it go away. Let’s take a look at some of the things that could …

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Key Differences Between Cold and Flu Symptoms

Many patients are likely to get either the flu or the common cold this winter and spring season. More are likely to get both illnesses during the beginning of the new year. When patients get sick, it is important for them to understand the key differences between each illness. Common colds and flu can cause …

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Coronavirus FAQs for Patients

nCoV-2019, or the coronavirus, is one of the most pressing global health crises in 2020. However, many patients will be relieved to know that coronavirus is not likely to impact them. The virus was initially spread in Wuhan, China and has since migrated out to other countries including the United States, according to the CDC …

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