American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care and occupational medicine, continues to expand its national care network with the opening of the latest AFC urgent care center in Marietta, GA.

On Tuesday, September 26, the AFC East Cobb branch held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony with members of the community and new patients in attendance.  A team of ambassadors from the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce was on site as well to participate in the ribbon-cutting honors.

Dr. Leia Dawson, who is board-certified in Family Practice, will serve as medical director of AFC East Cobb. “We are very excited about opening a location in Cobb County and serving our community,” said Dr. Dawson. “Like our other centers in the surrounding areas, this new clinic will fill a significant void.  Our patients and their families are our top priority, and they deserve the best medical treatment available. We are looking forward to providing care to families who live and work nearby.”

Dr. Dawson is a native of Birmingham, AL, and lives in the North Cobb area with her husband and two children.  Her husband, Brandon Dawson, serves as the Director of Business Operations and Development at the clinic.

“Urgent care is a convenient, economical alternative to visiting a hospital emergency room. Our staff at AFC can treat everything from cuts, bruises and fractures to colds and the flu,” said Brandon Dawson. “Patients choose AFC because we are part of the community, and we care deeply about their health and well-being.”

The new state-of-the-art facility will start seeing patients seven days a week at 1401 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 390, Marietta, GA 30062.

The new AFC urgent care center provides a comprehensive suite of medical services that save families time and money. The center is staffed with skilled medical professionals who are deeply committed to providing outstanding medical care.

AFC East Cobb Services

  • State –of-the-Art Diagnostics – Digital x-ray equipment allows AFC staff to take and read x-rays within minutes. Patients are provided with copies on a C.D. upon discharge.
  • Laboratory On-Site – AFC’s on-site laboratory provides a wide variety of lab work with results available within minutes.
  • Occupational Health Exams and Workers’ Compensation Cases – These services include D.O.T. physicals, drug screens, and breath-alcohol tests.
  • Extended Hours – AFC will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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