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Suffolk Routine Checkups
Routine Checkups in Suffolk
No Appointment Needed!
American Family Care Suffolk offers walk-in services for routine checkups, when it is convenient for you - no appointments necessary! An important part of staying healthy is visiting your doctor once a year for an annual checkup. People are encouraged to be proactive when it comes to their own healthcare so any health problems can be caught and treated early. We offer this time to discuss any health concerns you may have with our medical professionals so that we can order any testing you may need.
What Does a Routine Checkup Include?
To begin, your height and weight will be taken, and then vital signs will be measured. Height, weight, and vital signs all act as a barometer of important bodily functions and provide a sort of quick snapshot of your overall health. Tracking vital signs over time, including blood pressure, pulse, body temperature, and respiration rates, are useful tools to assess your risk for numerous health conditions and chronic diseases. Before your physical exam, a family history will be taken, and you will discuss certain lifestyle choices pertaining to your health with your physician, including smoking, alcohol/drug use, sleeping patterns, sexual activity, diet and exercise. Your routine checkup at AFC Urgent Care Suffolk also includes a head-to-toe physical exam.
Why Do I Need a Routine Checkup if I Feel Fine?
If you wonder why a physical exam is necessary, you’re not alone. The fact is, many diseases are “silent killers,” which gradually manifest symptoms. These diseases, such as heart disease or Type 2 diabetes, are best treated in their early stages. A routine checkup can help keep you informed of your overall health and what you can do to ensure you stay as healthy as possible.
During a routine checkup at AFC Urgent Care Suffolk, you may request the following tests:
Heart rate reading
Blood panel test
We’re happy to offer patients convenient routine checkups and annual physicals in Suffolk at convenient early, late, and weekend hours. Come in today to invest in your health!
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.