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370 Providence Highway Natick, MA 02026
Flu season starts within the fall and winter months, and can sometimes last until May. The best way to stay safe and healthy is by getting a flu shot. The end of October is the best time to be prepared for the season ahead, but there is no bad time to get a flu shot. Our physicians can help you determine which medications will help ease any symptoms.
While the flu shot will not give you the flu, you may still experience symptoms, or have the chance to still catch the flu. The flu shot is 70% effective, but will help contain the spread to those around you who are higher risk. If you think you may be sick, check these symptoms to see if you may have come down with the flu!
Flu symptoms will show up about a week after the immediate infection. Some initial symptoms of the flu are:
If you are experiencing these symptoms then you should come to our Urgent Care facility to have one of our physicians give you an examination. It is the best way to keep you safe, and help contain the virus from those around you.
There are many ways to treat influenza & they are all relative to the part of the body has been affected the most by it. It can be overwhelming to try to self medicate with all of the direct to consumer drugs that are available today. You do not want to be taking the wrong medicine that will not help your symptoms. Our physicians will point you in the right direction & will advise which drugs you should ask to ensure that you are on your way to feeling back to normal!
If you have any flu-like symptoms please come visit us at AFC Urgent Care Natick we are open from 8 AM – 8 PM Monday thru Friday & 8 AM – 5 PM on the weekends! If you have any questions or would like to give us a call to set up an appointment you can reach us at (508) 650-6208.
With state-of-the-art centers and a professional medical team, AFC provides on-site X-rays, labs, procedures, and more!
Urgent care is for medical conditions that require prompt attention but do not pose an immediate threat to your health or life. Here is a simple rule of thumb: if your medical issues(s) are life threatening, call 911, or go directly to a hospital emergency room. If not, an urgent care center such as AFC is an excellent alternative.