WALK IN  RAPID AND PCR COVID-19 TESTING  – NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY. ONLINE REGISTRATION & BOOKING IS STILL AVAILABLE TO REDUCE WAIT TIMES AND PAPERWORK AT THE CLINIC. HOW DO I GET MY COVID TEST RESULTS? READ OUR FAQ FOR TRAVEL RELATED COVID TESTING.

WE ARE ALSO SEEING PATIENTS FOR ALL URGENT CARE NEEDS (INCLUDING PHYSICAL EXAMS)

COVID-19 Testing and Patient FAQs

AFC Urgent Care Arlington provides COVID-19 Testing to help fight the global pandemic.

AFC Urgent Care Watertown provides COVID-19 Rapid Swab Testing (Antigen and Molecular). Send out PCR Testing to assess for active virus infection. Register for COVID-19 testing with our clinic today to get started. Register Online for COVID Testing at AFC Urgent Care Arlington here

We also perform Antibody Testing for patients to determine if their body is currently responding to a COVID-19 infection. Antibody tests can help patients determine if they have
a limited immunity to COVID-19, if their body is fighting off infection though there are no
symptoms, and if there is a greater-than-expected risk of COVID-19 cases within a
community.

COVID-19 is one of the most dangerous global health crises in 2020, which is now flagged as a major public health concern in the United States. For patients, it is imperative to follow Centers for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and local healthcare officials. 

AFC Urgent Care Arlington is here to provide you with the best sources of information from leading healthcare agencies, and frequent major media updates. Misinformation from unverified social media sources can cause patients to panic or participate in ineffective prevention methods. Use the following modules and links to learn more!

Important Update: We are offering COVID-19 testing for patients. There are multiple
options. Rapid tests, Send out PCR tests and Antibody tests. Our provider team can collect
samples and send to our third-party reference lab for testing for send out PCR testing or
Antibody testing if deemed necessary by our providers. You may also be tested for
influenza at the same time. The current test results for sent out PCR turnaround time is 5-10
days. Rapid tests can be resulted the same day in 2 hours but paper documentation is
usually ready in 4 hours.

The current CDC guidelines for testing can be found here, which are helpful for evaluating your risk of COVID-19.

However, patients that don’t meet the clinical guidelines as a likely match for COVID-19 can still be tested for seasonal illnesses. The common cold and flu have similar symptoms to COVID-19: Sneezing, coughing, and fever.

Rapid COVID-19 Testing

Right now, it is $139 for the rapid antigen test and flu tests, which is now a combination test, with results within 2 hours

AFC Urgent Care Arlington can provide rapid swab testing and diagnostic testing to help patients detect an active virus infection. Book an appointment with our clinic today to get started. 

COVID-19 Antibody Testing

AFC Urgent Care Arlington provides COVID-19 Antibody Testing for patients to determine if their body is currently responding to a COVID-19 infection. Antibody tests can help patients determine if they have a limited immunity to COVID-19, if their body is fighting off infection though there are no symptoms, and if there is a greater-than-expected risk of COVID-19 cases within a community. 

COVID-19 Resources and Updates:

CDC Updates on COVID-19

Follow the Centers for Disease Control updates to learn about national preparedness for the coronavirus.

WHO Updates on COVID-19

The World Health Organization is leading public awareness and containment efforts related to nC0V-2019 on a global scale.

Mass. Updates on COVID-19

We've curated recent and local news from the Department of Public Health to help give you the information necessary to stay healthy and safe!

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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Coronavirus:

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