Saugus

When should you go to the ER?

At AFC Urgent Care in Saugus, we offer many services that can help your daily life when you are not able to see your regular healthcare provider. It’s important to understand the differences between non-emergency issues and ones that require treatment from a hospital. We offer a low-cost alternative to non-emergency problems and a shorter wait time than the …

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Telling the Difference Between the Flu, COVID-19 and a Cold

Fall and winter are commonly referred to as cold and flu season, but in 2020, it’s also COVID-19 season! COVID-19 cases have continued to rise in the US since March and there’s no sign that will be slowing down anytime soon. The flu, cold, and COVID-19 all present similar symptoms and not knowing what’s causing …

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The Most Common Urgent Care Visits Of Each Season

While urgent care centers see a plethora of different illnesses and conditions, some thrive best in certain temperatures – or seasons. Here are some of the most common reasons behind urgent care visits, according to the season. Spring  Influenza Influenza, more commonly known as ‘the flu’, actually has its own season! From about December to …

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Here’s a Holiday Travel Hygiene Guide to Improve your Vacationing!

The importance of hygiene when traveling during the holidays Holiday travel may increase your risk of coming in contact with influenza, or another type of seasonal illness as travel spikes when people go to visit family or vacation. The CDC recommends that holiday travelers take the following actions to maintain hygiene and health as they travel far …

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The 2019 Healthy Checklist to Improve your Overall Health Next Year!

Maintaining your overall health may seem like a serious of meddlesome tasks that interrupt your day. Even though you may think maintaining health provides little benefit for the time it takes to keep up with appointments, the returns on strong health are immense. Eating healthy, adhering to medications, limiting smoking, participating in physical activity, and …

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3700 Cahaba Beach Road Birmingham, AL 35242

Our Mission and Values:

Our mission is to provide the best healthcare possible in a kind and caring environment, in an economical manner, while respecting the rights of all of our patients, at times and locations convenient to the patient.

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