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AFC Urgent Care is proud to announce that we are offering primary care services for patients 18 years or older. On top of our urgent care services, our provider teams now assist with primary care needs such as Routine checkups, preventive care exams, and other services to help you maintain overall health.
Primary care services offered by AFC Urgent Care Waltham are available for all members of your family! We strive to be your one-stop medical provider for all of your healthcare needs! Most urgent care centers don’t offer primary care, but we now are capable of addressing both immediate healthcare needs as well as your long-term healthcare needs!
Unlike traditional primary care offices, AFC Urgent Care is able to provide an affordable, accessible, and convenient medical setting whenever you need it.
If you’re interested in our primary care services, please contact our team below!
Primary care is the delivery of basic, non-specialized healthcare that helps patients maintain peak overall health. Unlike specialist care, primary care focuses on the major factors that impact the development of long-term healthcare conditions such as chronic diseases.
A primary care provider helps patients avoid, or control, their current health status through procedures that help screen and detect new healthcare issues. For example, an annual checkup from a primary care provider helps to determine how patients can improve their overall health with various screenings like blood pressure tests, height/weight checks, vision, hearing, and lab tests.
Many patients value the relationship with a trusted primary care provider because they help to identify specific healthcare goals and challenges on a patient-by-patient basis. The patient-provider relationship is crucial to ensure that patients make more positive healthcare choices.
Primary care providers are also skilled in patient education, disease prevention, and counseling to help inform patients.
Without Routine primary care visits, patients may experience a worsening in their overall health, miss important medical diagnoses, and experience a lower quality of life.
At AFC Urgent Care Waltham, our primary care team offers a wide variety of primary care services for each of our patients. These include traditional primary care services such as:
If you’re experiencing a life-threatening emergency like a heart attack, head injury, or gunshot wound, the emergency room is the best choice. If you’re experiencing an urgent, non-life-threatening medical problem like the ones listed above, your local AFC can help.
That depends on the services you need and how busy our office is that day. We’ve streamlined our services with wait times that are often under 15 minutes. Many people can get in and out in 30 minutes for primary medical care.
Another great advantage of choosing AFC is that we offer flexible hours that often go later than the typical primary care physician’s. Many of our clinics are open until 8:00 p.m.