AFC Urgent Care Watertown Is Open 8AM to 5PM on 11/25 and 8AM to 2PM on Thanksgiving Day. 

DUE TO COVID-19, WE ARE EXPERIENCING UNUSUALLY HIGH CALL VOLUME
INSTEAD OF CALLING, PATIENTS MAY BOOK AN ONLINE TELE VISIT

We are currently doing drug screens only between 4-6pm. Please expect 30-45 mins wait
No BAT (BREATH ALCOHOL TESTING) Or FIT RESPIRATORY TESTING 

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See how our Abbott Laboratories Rapid COVID-19 Testing performs in the urgent care setting. 

The ‘Who’ ‘What’ and ‘Why’ of Flu Season

Unpredictable, yet completely avoidable, the best way to protect you and your family from the flu is to get vaccinated. The flu causes over 36,000 deaths every year, making it that more important for you to be vaccinated. What is the flu? The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. It …

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Could There Be a COVID-19 Vaccine Before Thanksgiving?

Talk of a COVID-19 vaccine has been going around since COVID-19 first began to spread, but there seem to be more questions than answers. With the holidays approaching and people wanting to gather with their loved ones, everyone is getting more anxious about if and when a vaccine will be available. Let’s discuss what we …

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Fun and Low Stress Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving This Year

Holidays are meant to be filled with fun and laughs, but let’s be real, anyone who’s been in charge of hosting a holiday knows that’s far from the truth. The host generally ends up stressed out for days before cooking begins, then spends the entire day stressed about cooking, only to have to stress about …

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Flu Season Preparation and Safety for Fall 2020

2020 has been a hectic year to say the least. Nearly every aspect of our daily lives has been changed thanks to COVID-19. Although people were hopeful things would be back to normal by now, that clearly isn’t the case. As everyone continues to deal with COVID-19, flu season is quickly approaching too. Getting prepared …

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Flu Symptoms and How Symptoms Progress in the Fall

Influenza is something that is very common, but also very preventable! It’s important to know the common symptoms of the flu and understand what to expect if you get the virus. Identifying the flu and understanding the severity of your case is especially important this year, since hospitals are already overrun with COVID-19 cases.  Flu …

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What Are the Differences Between Allergy and COVID-19 Symptoms?

Fall is a time when allergies tend to get worse for those that suffer from allergies to things like mold, ragweed, dust mites, and so much more. The cooler weather doesn’t mean seasonal allergies are going anywhere! This fall, there’s an added challenge because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Identifying your symptoms as allergies or COVID-19 …

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Why Should I Get My Flu Shot at an Urgent Care Center?

Each fall and winter people are encouraged to get their flu shot, but in 2020 it’s more important than ever! Getting a flu shot is never fun, but it’s likely a lot easier than you realize, especially if you get vaccinated at an urgent care center. Let’s take a closer look at the importance of …

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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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