What Happens If I Need Medical Attention While Social Distancing?

First off, we just want to thank everyone in our community for doing their part to flatten the curve. We all know these last few weeks have been filled with anxiety and stress, especially with not knowing what is going to happen next.

However, our team at AFC Urgent Care Athens, TN, wants you to know that we’re here for you! In order to make receiving medical care easier during this time, we are now offering AFC TeleCare services so that you can still get the quality health care you need without having to leave your home.

What Is Telemedicine?

Telemedicine gives physicians and patients the ability to talk via technology—like a laptop or mobile device—in real-time without anyone having to travel.

In particular during this time of social distancing, AFC TeleCare services will allow patients the opportunity to still get medical care while practicing social distancing, helping them to feel more safe during this time of pandemic.

Conditions Telemedicine Can Treat

  • Allergies
  • Arthritic pain
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds
  • Diarrhea
  • Infections
  • Insect bites
  • Sore throat
  • Pinkeye
  • Rashes
  • Sinus infection

Is Telemedicine Safe to Use?

Absolutely! Telemedicine services are provided via a secure and protected video connection. You will receive a link to the private video chat once you have scheduled your AFC TeleCare appointment.

During your appointment, you will be able to speak with a provider about your symptoms and he or she can give you a diagnosis and treatment plan at that time.

Benefits of Telemedicine

  • No need to travel
  • No need for child care
  • No need to take off work
  • No time spent in a waiting room

Do you need medical attention? AFC Urgent Care Athens, TN is providing AFC TeleCare services so that you receive quality health care in the comfort of your own home. Visit our website to schedule a virtual visit today.