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Paramus Urgent Care at AFC Urgent Care
Urgent Care Medical Services in Paramus, NJ
AFC Urgent Care Paramus can diagnose and treat a wide range of non-life-threatening medical conditions that do not require emergency, life-saving care. With short wait times and more affordable treatment than a traditional emergency room, AFC Urgent Care Paramus is an effective way to efficiently and effectively receive the treatment you need. Online check-in is available to reserve your place in line for an even shorter wait time.
What can be seen in urgent care?
Did you know that many of the conditions you would normally bring to your primary care physician can be examined and treated at AFC Urgent Care Paramus? Some injuries or illnesses can’t wait for an appointment with your physician to be treated. This is where urgent care comes in. Our center acts as a bridge between your primary care and the emergency room, providing non-life-threatening treatment that needs to be done as soon as possible. Some of the conditions we treat include:
Cuts requiring stitches
Routine blood work
Muscle sprains and strain
Upper respiratory symptoms including cold, flu, sore throat, and cough
Sinus, eye, and ear infections
Lab testing and digital x-rays
Rashes, skin irritation, and insect bites
When should I visit an urgent care center for treatment?
You should visit AFC Urgent Care Paramus when you require immediate care, unable to wait for an appointment, but are not exhibiting life-threatening symptoms that require emergency, a life-saving treatment. Our center offers convenient walk-in hours, seven days a week, to accommodate sudden onset symptoms or injuries. Life-threatening symptoms, including shortness of breath or chest tightness, should be brought to the emergency room immediately.
Walk-In Urgent Care in Paramus, NJ
Visit AFC Urgent Care Paramus for any urgent care services you may need. Our center is conveniently located on E Ridgewood Avenue and offers services seven days a week, with no appointments necessary. Most major insurance plans are accepted, with affordable care provided for self-paying patients. For more information, please call (201) 262-2010.
If you’re dealing with a pressing, non-life-threatening medical issue and don’t want to see a doctor, urgent care could be for you. AFC walk-in clinics are able to see patients dealing with allergic reactions, broken bones, colds and flus, and much 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.
The main advantage of choosing AFC is our short wait times – often under 15 minutes. The total length of your visit will depend on what you’re being seen for, but many patients can be in and out of our clinics in around 30 minutes.