Primary Care in Stoneham, MA
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, the provider team at AFC Stoneham now has primary care services so you can visit a singular location for all of your primary care needs!
Primary care services offered by AFC Urgent Care Stoneham 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 are uniquely positioned to deliver the high-quality healthcare you expect at your primary care office and elsewhere!
Unlike traditional primary care offices, AFC Urgent Care is able to provide an affordable, accessible, and convenient medical setting whenever you need it.
Please contact a member of our team to learn more about upcoming and currently available primary care services!
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What is primary care? Why do I need it?
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. Primary care focuses on a variety of services that monitor your overall health 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. This patient-provider relationship is crucial to ensuring that primary care produces the best possible outcome for a patient!
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.
Which primary care services are offered at AFC Urgent Care?
At AFC Urgent Care Stoneham, 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:
- Care coordination (referrals to specialist care)
- Preventive care including vaccination services
- Routine checkups
- Physical exams
- Blood pressure screenings
- Wellness counseling