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If you come down with the flu in the Willow Grove, PA area, it can throw your entire day into disarray. Even worse than being sick, you could be contagious! Don’t be the person who got their coworkers, friends, and family sick. Sidelining the entire sales team will not get you a promotion and getting grandma sick is a sure-fire way to cut off your holiday cookie supply. When the signs of it begin to appear, get tested, and treated right away. You will not only protect the health of your family and the Willow Grove community, but you’ll start to feel better faster.
Some common symptoms include:
Symptoms of the flu can easily be mistaken for those of a common cold, and vice versa. Only a board-certified physician or one of our experienced staff members can help determine which is which. The treatment for your symptoms depends quite a bit on whether it is the flu or just a cold. Our highly experienced staff at AFC Urgent Care Willow Grove can test you for the flu to determine the best treatment for you.
If flu-like symptoms begin to appear or if you have spent time around someone who has come down with the flu, come to our walk-in urgent care center for testing and possible medical care. Our clinic is open seven days a week with no appointment needed, and we have weekend hours as well. Our board-certified doctors can help diagnose you and prepare a treatment for you. Avoid using a sick day from work to seek medical attention. Come to our location when it works for your schedule, and we’ll be ready to treat you.
The best way to beat your flu is to avoid contracting it in the first place. Get a flu shot today and avoid getting sick. It is never too late in the season to get a shot. The seasonal flu vaccine is available at our medical clinic and is likely free with your medical insurance. Keep in mind that this shot doesn’t guarantee you a flu-free season, but it should at least help lessen the symptoms. Are you uninsured? We have affordable self-pay options to help keep you healthy. Call today for details!
The “Flu Season" is generally considered to be between October and May. The severity of flu activity in a season and the effectiveness of a vaccine is challenging to predict a year in and year out.
For more information about the flu visit the CDC’s website: Click here.
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.