How to Prepare for COVID-19 and Back-to-School Care

August 15, 2020

Back-to-school time is just around the corner and the risk of flu season, COVID-19, and other seasonal health risks make for a tricky 2020 school year. Active prevention, frequent healthcare visits, and updating your child's immunizations are key to maintaining a healthy school year for your child or children. At AFC Urgent Care Denver, our team is ready to provide COVID-19 rapid tests to quickly identify your child's infection risk, vaccinations of all types, and of course school physicals.

Below is a simplified checklist that we've provided to ensure that your child is absolutely ready to have the healthiest return to school:

Get COVID-19 Testing at any AFC Urgent Care Denver clinic

COVID-19 is one of the most pressing urgent care needs for patients as cases are expected to climb and patients are ready to return to normal activities. A COVID-19 test at AFC Urgent Care Denver provides same-day COVID-19 testing results for patients that need to quickly determine if they need to stay home or if they are infection-free. The clinics that provide COVID-19 testing throughout the year include the following:

  • AFC Cherry Creek
  • AFC Denver Speer
  • AFC Denver Leetsdale
  • AFC Denver University Hills
  • AFC Denver Highlands
  • AFC Denver Park Hill

Providers at our AFC Urgent Care Denver locations are equipped to provide you with test results in a safe, clean, and comfortable testing environment. All clinics adhere to CDC-policies for sanitation, patient volume, infection control, and testing services. If you have additional questions please reach out to us for more information and contact your nearest urgent care clinic.

Flu shots for back-to-school and health prevention

Flu shots are going to be crucial for to ensure that your child is safe from a potential influenza infection. The need for COVID-19 diagnosis and testing, combined with the need for flu shots, will drive substantial numbers of patients to nearby urgent care centers. Booking a flu shot for your child can help prevent symptoms and rule out other seasonal illness symptoms.

Book a flu shot once flu season starts at AFC Urgent Care Denver locations by booking a spot online or by visiting our clinic directly!

Back-to-School Physicals help evaluate your child's overall health

Most back-to-school physicals are required for your child to safely come back to school. But did you know that a back-to-school physical also highlights important preventive care needs for your child?

A school physical is an overview of your child's health, health risks, health positives, and health coordination needs. A provider will then help you determine necessary vaccinations, follow up care, and preventive care for your child.

If you have any questions about our services at AFC Urgent Care Denver, then please contact us right away, reserve an appointment online, or find out more on our website!

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