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Flu Diagnosis, Testing & Treatment Available From a Trusted Provider in Newtown, CT

Flu Test Newtown, CTIf you suspect that you may have the flu, you’ll want to seek treatment as soon as possible. That’s because not only is having the flu a miserable experience, but antiviral drugs that are used to treat the flu are most effective if given within 48 hours of experiencing symptoms.
Luckily for you if you live in Newton, Connecticut, or a surrounding area, you won’t have to wait around for an appointment with your doctor to have your flu symptoms evaluated because you can head on down to PhysicianOne Urgent Care 365 days per year. We accept patients on a walk-in basis and offer extended hours, so you can be diagnosed promptly.

What to Expect During a Flu Evaluation

When you visit PhysicianOne Urgent Care with flu symptoms, you will be seen by a caring and knowledgeable medical professional. They will take the time to listen to your symptoms and fully evaluate you. Using this information, there’s a good chance they can diagnose your illness without giving you a flu test. If they think a flu test is necessary, the test involves a simple swabbing of the back of your throat or inside of your nose. The results of this test can be ready in just 15 minutes.
If it’s determined that you have the flu, our medical professionals will recommend a treatment plan that is tailored to your individual needs. It is likely that you will be prescribed antiviral medication to help reduce the severity of the symptoms, and you will be encouraged to get a lot of rest, stay hydrated, and take over-the-counter pain medication as needed.

Visit Us Today

If you think you have the flu, stop by PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Newtown today to have your symptoms evaluated and receive a flu test if it’s recommended by our physicians. Our wait times are generally short, and we even offer an online check-in system to expedite the process even further.

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"The overall care I received was excellent! I also appreciate your affiliation with Yale New Haven Hospital."

Derby, CT

"Throughout the visit I felt like the staff really cared. The Doctor took his time talking with me about my symptoms, and I felt like he listened to all my concerns and took that into consideration when recommending the right treatment. Thank you!"

Hamden, CT

"I had to take my son in for an ear infection following a sudden change in temperament at daycare. He was inconsolable the entire car ride but when we got there and by the time we left this care facility he was back to his normal happy go lucky little two year old boy. I highly recommend PhysicianOne Urgent Care."

Westwood, MA

"I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the attention you gave me last week. My son was started on antibiotics and ear drops. Within 24 hours he began to feel better. The poor kid had been going to school in tears because he was afraid of missing any more days, but feeling (and looking) just awful! He's not been able to even think about lacrosse practice, but thanks to starting him on antibiotics, he was thrilled to return to practice today."

Somers, NY