COVID-19 Testing available.

Patients must be assessed by our physicians for testing based on symptoms or exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
Test results are typically available within 2-5 days (may take up to 7 days based on lab volume).

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COVID-19 and the Summer Season in Maryland

The novel coronavirus has caused a major disruption of daily life in the last three months. As COVID-19 cases now peak at 2 million across the U.S, many local governments continue to slowly reopen businesses, restaurants, and recreational facilities.  In Maryland, the government is now allowing businesses to operate at limited customer capacity with coronavirus …

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Did COVID-19 Make You Defer Your Healthcare Needs?

COVID-19 has challenged many of our patients’ way of life. From mandatory stay-at-home orders, to the shutdown of local businesses, coronavirus has interrupted the lives of most individuals and families. The coronavirus also created major gaps and barriers to a crucial need for millions of patients: healthcare. Deferred care, or when a patient forgoes necessary …

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Telemedicine Benefits for Patients After COVID-19

Telemedicine, or the virtual delivery of urgent care through internet-connected devices, can help patients maintain social distancing and get immediate care. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine has been serving as a crucial gateway for healthcare access for thousands of patients across the U.S.  AFC Urgent Care Edgewater opened telemedicine access to help patients find …

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What do I need for a telemedicine visit?

As you may have noticed, AFC Urgent Care Edgewater is now providing telemedicine services to ensure that patients can continue to get care while at home. The service works by booking an appointment online through our designated portal, and then meeting with a provider virtually.  Telemedicine allows our team to evaluate a variety of acute …

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Social Distancing Practices for COVID-19

The COVID-19 Pandemic is a global healthcare crisis that requires effort from everyone to help overcome it. The state of Maryland is currently challenged with 10,000 plus cases even with many patients self-quarantining at home and stay-at-home orders from Governor Hogan.  Social distancing, or the practice of maintaining quarantine and staying away from others, is …

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How Telemedicine Provides Effective Care for Patients

The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading at a troubling rate, which has caused most families to self-quarantine and make significant sacrifices at home. In fact, the state of Maryland estimates that over 10,000  cases of COVID-19 are present in the state.  Patients need to continue to self-quarantine and remain at home as much as possible, especially …

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What Are the Most Common Reasons Patients Use Urgent Care?

It’s no secret that urgent care centers are growing in popularity. It seems that every town and city has begun seeing them pop up one after another, but why is that? Urgent care centers are changing the way that the world of medicine works, let’s find out how!  Why Are Urgent Care Centers So Popular?  …

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What is Causing My Cough?

Having a cough is something that we’ve all experienced a time or two, but it’s never a fun experience. Coughing is often connected to other medical issues and may even come along with other unpleasant symptoms. If you’ve been using cough drops and over the counter medicine with no improvement of your symptoms, it’s time …

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