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Cold & Flu Treatment at AFC Urgent Care Paramus
Treating Cold & Flu Symptoms in Paramus, NJ
Are you suffering from cold or flu symptoms? AFC Urgent Care Paramus has you covered! We understand how illness symptoms can be disruptive to your daily routine. That’s why we make same-day healthcare accessible for all patients in the area and surrounding communities. It's important to know when to seek medical attention in order to avoid any potential infections or complications.
At AFC Urgent Care Paramus, our team of medical providers can both diagnose and treat cold and flu symptoms. We encourage patients to understand the signs and symptoms of these general illnesses and visit the clinic when you need relief. Walk-in today or book an appointment online today.
Cold & Flu Treatment Available at AFC Paramus
AFC Urgent Care Paramus offers various preventive healthcare services. Preventing illnesses like the cold and flu are essential to maintaining your health throughout the year. We offer walk-in flu shots for all patients. Flu vaccination is the best way to prevent contracting the flu virus. To prevent a cold or other viral illnesses, it is essential to practice good hygiene, frequent hand washing, and sanitize surfaces that could be contaminated with germs.
Some groups of people are at a higher risk for complications – including the elderly, young children and those with weakened immune systems or underlying health conditions. If you’re in a high-risk group or your symptoms are severe, seek medical attention at AFC Paramus. When you visit the walk-in clinic, our providers can examine your condition through a physical exam and sample testing through our on-site lab. If necessary, we can prescribe the appropriate medication. Our providers help patients find symptom relief through a fast recovery!
Cold and Flu Symptoms Treated near Chatham, NJ
The common cold and influenza are both viral illnesses, meaning many of their symptoms overlap. The cold generally comes on gradually, whereas flu symptoms tend to become noticeable much more suddenly. Although flu is typically more severe than a cold, it’s best to get your symptoms professionally diagnosed at AFC Paramus.
Symptoms of the common cold we can treat include:
Mild body aches
Flu symptoms tend to come on suddenly and can be more severe than cold symptoms. They can include:
Visit AFC Urgent Care Paramus for General Illness Treatment
Come visit the team at AFC Urgent Care Paramus when you’re experiencing any symptoms of the common cold or flu that won’t go away. Our providers are able to diagnose illnesses and develop effective treatment plans for every patient. AFC Paramus is open seven days a week, with walk-in visits always welcomed and most major insurance carriers accepted. Low-cost treatment is available for self-paying patients. For more information about cold and flu treatment, or other urgent care services we provide, call us directly at (201) 262-2010.
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.