Need a Flu Test? Receive an Accurate Diagnosis in Manchester, CT
Do you need a flu test? You might if you’re experiencing symptoms such as fever, chills, muscle aches, coughing, nasal congestion, headache, and fatigue. The best way to feel better fast is to see a medical professional who can provide an accurate diagnosis. This is always important, but it is especially so during the COVID-19 pandemic because many symptoms of the novel coronavirus are very similar to the symptoms of influenza. It’s vital to know the difference so you can better protect your health as well as the health of others.
How Is the Flu Diagnosed?
In many cases, the experienced medical providers at PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Manchester, Connecticut, can diagnose the flu based on a physical examination and an evaluation of the symptoms, especially during flu season. If necessary to confirm a diagnosis, we can also provide a rapid flu test, which is a simple nasal swab that can detect the influenza A or B virus within minutes.
Why Entrust Your Care to Us?
Regardless of whether you need a flu test, we encourage you to come to our walk-in urgent care center at the first sign of any flu-like symptoms. We can provide:
- A rapid diagnosis – In our office, you will be promptly seen by a provider (no appointment necessary). And if we do perform a flu test, we will immediately process it in our on-site clinical lab. No waiting for results!
- A high level of accuracy – Your diagnosis and flu test result (if applicable) will be confirmed by a qualified medical professional.
- A personalized treatment plan – Based on your diagnosis, we will make individualized treatment recommendations to help you recover quickly and safely.
The medical team at PhysicianOne Urgent Care is available during extended hours 365 days per year, including holidays. In addition to the flu, we diagnose and treat many non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries on a walk-in basis. In Manchester, we’re your first choice for non-emergency health care services.
If you think you might have the flu, don’t be tempted to simply tough it out and hope for the best. Instead, you can receive an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment—as well as peace of mind—by visiting PhysicianOne Urgent Care. You are welcome to stop by our office in Manchester, where you can take advantage of our urgent care and lab services at your convenience.