Do I Have the Flu Chandler AZ

Feeling under the weather? Are your symptoms leaving you asking the dreaded question, “do I have the flu?” Chandler, AZ has two new FastMed locations on South Arizona Ave and West Ray Road, so the answer to your question is never too far away. Chandler neighborhood locations are open 365 days a year with extended hours to fit your schedule.

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, flu season occurs between October and May. Determining the difference between the common cold and the flu can be tricky, though flu symptoms are usually more severe. Flu symptoms generally include:

  • 100 degree temperature or higher

  • Cough and or sore throat

  • A runny or stuffy nose

  • Headache

  • Achiness

  • Chills

  • Fatigue

  • Vomiting or diarrhea

When you are experiencing flu-like symptoms the only place you want to be is at home in bed so we work diligently to get you in and out in under an hour.  At the onset of flu symptoms you should see a medical provider as soon as possible as the virus can spread quickly to family members, co-workers and peers. FastMed can give you a rapid flu test and get the results in as little as 10 minutes. The test is a simple non-invasive nasal swab and can be performed on adults and children. No appointment is necessary.

Keep Yourself from Asking, “Do I Have the Flu?”

While others are coming down with the flu, there are ways to decrease your odds of catching the nasty virus. The best prevention from the flu is getting a flu shot early in the season. FastMed Urgent Care centers offer a walk-in flu shot. We make it fast and convenient to get your flu shot as well as other immunizations.

FastMed walk-in clinics provide an affordable alternative to the emergency room for non-life threatening urgent care. We also provide sports medicine, injury treatment and physicals in addition to urgent care. Come in and visit our professional medical team today so you can stop asking yourself, “do I have the flu?” Chandler AZ has three convenient locations to help you start getting answers.

The content presented on this page is not intended to diagnose health problems or take the place of professional medical care.