Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, AFC Urgent Care Conshohocken is performing COVID-19 diagnostic PCR testing seven days a week for patients in Conshohocken and the surrounding areas. COVID-19 is a virus that affects the upper respiratory systems that was originally detected in late 2019, with 149,000 cases in the state of Pennsylvania alone. Doctors are still determining a vaccination and cure for the virus. The most effective way to diagnose a case of COVID-19 is through a nasal swab test, which is offered at AFC Urgent Care after a telemedicine screening.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Symptoms of COVID-19 may vary widely from case to case, with patients testing positive while asymptomatic to experiencing severe symptoms including chest tightness and shortness of breath. Patients can contract COVID-19 by direct contact with someone who has tested positive for the virus or through community spread, when you are unsure when you were exposed. Symptoms of the virus may include:
- Dry, persistent cough
- High fever over 102 F
- Shortness of breath
- Recent loss of taste and/or smell
- Chest and nasal congestion
- Muscle, head and full body aches
COVID-19 Swab Diagnostic PCR Testing in Conshohocken, PA
If you have exhibited any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive, schedule a telemedicine appointment with AFC Urgent Care Conshohocken today! Telemedicine screenings are performed seven days a week and are required for COVID-19 swab and antibody testing. For more information, call our center today.