AFC Urgent Care Worcester is able to perform rapid COVID-19 testing with same-day results, seven days a week. Initially detected in late 2019, COVID-19 quickly spread worldwide with over 103,000 cases diagnosed in Massachusetts alone. Much is yet unknown about this new upper respiratory infection, with doctors and scientists continuing to research everything from how it spreads to what can be used as an effective vaccination. The swab test is the most effective way of reaching a diagnosis, which is performed at AFC Urgent Care Worcester by appointment only.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Symptoms of COVID-19 may vary from case to case. Some patients may experience mild to severe symptoms, while other cases have been diagnosed in asymptomatic patients. The easiest ways to protect yourself against the virus are to maintain social distancing and wearing a mask or protective face covering in public areas. The virus is spread through direct contact with infected individuals and surfaces as well as through community spread, through unknown origin. Symptoms may include:
- Dry, persistent cough
- High fever (over 102 F)
- Recent loss of taste and/or smell
- Head and full body aches
- Shortness of breath
Rapid COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing with Same-Day Results in Worcester, MA
If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, call AFC Urgent Care Worcester to schedule an appointment for testing. Appointments are booked seven days a week. To set up an appointment or ask any questions, please call 508-755-4010.