AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham is able to perform COVID-19 diagnostic swab testing on patients seven days a week. COVID-19 is an upper respiratory infection that was initially detected in late 2019 and quickly spread throughout the world, with over 75,000 cases diagnosed in the state of Pennsylvania alone. Due to the virus’s recent discover, doctors and scientists are continuing to perform research to learn more about how it works, how it spreads and what the vaccination could be. The nasal swab test is the most efficient way to diagnose the active virus and is performed at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham seven days a week after a telemedicine screening.
Symptoms of COVID-19
Symptoms of COVID-19 may vary case to case, from entirely asymptomatic to mild to severe symptoms. Patients who are asymptomatic are likely to be just as contagious as symptomatic patients, which is why caution and social distancing are encouraged. The virus is spread through direct contact as well as community spread. Symptoms of COVID-19 may include:
- High fever
- Dry cough
- Shortness of breath
- Loss of taste and/or smell
- Body aches
COVID-19 Swab Diagnostic Testing in Cheltenham & Wyncote, PA
If you have been experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, schedule a telemedicine visit with AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham today! Telemedicine screenings are accepted seven days a week and allow our providers to go over your symptoms prior to testing. For questions, please call 215-935-6777.