AFC Doctors Express Is Now AFC Urgent Care

Local clinics will offer the same fast, high-quality medical care while standardizing under a respected national brand
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STAMFORD, Conn. - June 1, 2016 - PRLog -- American Family Care (AFC) Urgent Care, a national leader in urgent care walk-in clinics, is rebranding with a new logo and name change from AFC Doctors Express to AFC Urgent Care.  Lower Fairfield County centers are located at 3000 Summer St., Stamford; 607 Main Ave., Norwalk; and 161 Boston Ave., Bridgeport.  The Fairfield, Connecticut center at 1918 Black Rock Turnpike launched as AFC Urgent Care last October.

Over 160 facilities across the U.S. will be united under the AFC Urgent Care name by early next year.American Family Care, the parent company of AFC Doctors Express and AFC Urgent Care, handles more than 2 million patient visits annually.  The urgent care services pioneer has over 33 years of experience in the field.  This initiative will increase brand awareness, ensure adherence to AFC's established standards of practice for medical care and allow centers to take full advantage of its world-class resource network.

All AFC Urgent Care clinics will retain the same doctors, nurses and other staff whom patients know and trust, deliver the same high-quality care, offer the same convenient access and hours, accept the same insurance plans and maintain current copays and other fees.  Each facility will continue to operate under local owners who live and work in the communities AFC serves.

With four sites in coastal Connecticut plus three clinics in Danbury and West Hartford, AFC now counts seven branches in the state.  New centers will be opening in Shelton, Bridgeport, Danbury and New Britain this year, creating additional jobs for area residents.  Approximately 50 AFC locations in the Northeast U.S. make it the largest urgent care chain in the region.

Committed to delivering exceptional service and a great patient experience, AFC Urgent Care offers adults of all ages, college students and children fast, professional and affordable care for many illnesses, injuries and routine health needs. Patients receive prompt evaluation and treatment by board-certified physicians on a walk-in basis. The friendly, attentive staff helps customers get in and out in under an hour.  By choosing an AFC clinic, patients can avoid the extensive wait times and expense of hospital emergency rooms.

AFC's state-of-the-art centers feature advanced technology and on-site services, saving time by eliminating the need to visit multiple facilities.  Their full range of services includes physicals and vaccinations for school, sports, pre-employment, DOT, immigration; travel medicine; on-site X-rays and lab tests; and occupational health and workers' compensation services for employers.  The clinics accept most types of insurance and self-payment.

Beyond providing fast, convenient non-emergency medical services, AFC Urgent Care centers are a neighborhood health resource and an integral part of the community. Owners and employees are active in local chambers of commerce, host educational fairs, conduct outreach to schools, support community events and promote health and wellness through preventive care.

To learn more about AFC Urgent Care, please visit or call, 203.969.2000;, 203.845.9100;, 203.583.8400; or, 203.333.4400.

Cheryl Lechok, Media Relations
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