AFC Urgent Care debuted on Long Island with a Nassau County location in 2016 and expanded into Suffolk County in 2018.

Three AFC Urgent Care locations on Long Island that have been inundated with patients looking to be tested for coronavirus have issued new rules to manage significant demand.

AFC Urgent Care locations in Farmingdale, East Meadow, and West Islip now requires pre-scheduled appointments for COVID-19 molecular testing, which will only be provided to patients who are showing coronavirus symptoms, the healthcare provider said.

“Curiosity seekers will not be tested,” AFC said in a statement.

AFC Urgent Care is providing as many test and exams as possible, averaging 100 tests at each location per day. The three located are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Patients can email questions to or pre-register at,, or Patients reaching out regarding a non-COVID-19 medical issuecan visit

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