AFC Urgent Care West Long Branch puts the health and safety of our patients first. In order to limit the potential spread of COVID-19, we have both in office and telemedicine visits.

If you want to be tested for COVID, have been exposed to COVID-19 or have any COVID-19 symptoms, please schedule a telemedicine appointment with one of our providers before coming to our center. If you have been injured or are not feeling well AND have no COVID-19 symptoms and have not been exposed to COVID, you can visit our walk-in urgent care center 7 days a week. 

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How Families Can Save on their Healthcare Spending

Health care costs are a growing concern for families across the nation. The steady rises in healthcare costs are putting many households in debt. A solution to the healthcare cost is a problem the state needs to address. Until the state comes up with some sort of relief for families, the best solution resides in …

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How Truck Drivers and Commercial Drivers Can Get DOT Physicals in 2020

DOT physicals are a requirement for all commercial and truck drivers to ensure that they’re safe to be on the road. Getting a DOT physical can quickly seem like an inconvenience, but skipping it simply isn’t an option. 2020 has mad nearly every aspect of daily life more difficult, so how can drivers get the …

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What Are Colleges Doing to Stay Safe During Covid-19?

Staying safe during COVID-19 is no small task. Employers and schools have had to make major changes to protect their employees, students, and communities. Those challenges are hard enough, but what about colleges and universities that hundreds of thousands of students depend on? College students can’t just put their studies on hold until a COVID-19 …

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The Key Differences Between COVID-19 and the Flu

Flu season is nothing new and most people are familiar with the flu as it comes around each year. This year’s flu season is unique to any other year though. The presence of COVID-19 creates an added challenge for patients and medical staff to differentiate between the two. With many similarities between the flu and …

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Are School Sports Still Happening Even with Coronavirus?

School sports are a wonderful way for kids to get some much needed physical activity and fun time away from screens. Children learn many helpful life skills and make life-long friends thanks to school sports. Unfortunately, almost nothing has been left unaffected by COVID-19, including school sports. As the upcoming school year is quickly approaching …

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Allergies and COVID-19 Risks for Patients

School sports are a wonderful way for kids to get some much needed physical activity and fun time away from screens. Children learn many helpful life skills and make life-long friends thanks to school sports. Unfortunately, almost nothing has been left unaffected by COVID-19, including school sports. As the upcoming school year is quickly approaching …

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The Best Techniques to Control Asthma Symptoms

Asthma is a condition that affects many adults and children. There is no cure for the condition, but your asthma symptoms can be controlled with the right techniques. Asthma control requires close attention and consistency. If you follow these tips you can work towards preventing asthma attacks and reducing the long-term health effects. Tracking Symptoms …

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Why Are Vaccines Important for Pediatric Health?

You’ve likely heard to recent debates surrounding pediatric vaccines. From claims that they cause autism to uncertainty as to why they’re needed, many new questions have worked their way to the surface of the conversation. If you’re a parent or caregiver, it’s important that you understand why vaccines matter, how they work, and if they’re …

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How Does Urgent Care Support Pediatric Health Needs?

Parents have a difficult job of protecting the health and safety of their child. Sometimes, even with the best prevention, accidents and illness still occur. Parents that have a sick or injured child are in for a scary experience. That fear leaves parents unsure of how to treat the child and in many cases, leads …

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