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Grand Opening Celebration - AFC Urgent Care

AFC Urgent Care

Grand Opening Celebration - AFC Urgent Care

Thursday, April 22, 2021 (3:00 PM - 6:00 PM) (EDT)


AFC Urgent Care to open New location in Charlotte, NC 

(Near the intersection of Ardrey Kell Road and Lancaster Hwy across from Elon Elementary.) 

Offering Rapid Molecular COVID-19 testing with No appointment 

AFC Urgent Care / Family Care will be opening April 22nd, 2021. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place at 2:30pm and will be followed by a drive through style Grand Opening Celebration. Goody bags will be handed out as participants drive through. 

The clinic is located at the Corner of Ardrey Kell Rd. and Lancaster Hwy., just across from Elon Elementary School at 16704 Hawfield Way Drive. This brand new location offers walk-in urgent care services to patients 6 months and up, 7 days a week with no appointment needed. The facility is equipped with a digital x-ray, multiple spacious patient rooms, and a full procedure room for stitches, staples, labs, hydration IV’s, and more!

AFC Urgent Care / Family Care is independently owned and operated by Larry Kugler and his business partners, along with their Medical Directors Dr. Todd Rudolph and Dr. Natasha Ballard. AFC is excited to expand its network of urgent care facilities in Charlotte, NC. This is AFC’s 5th clinic in Charlotte, with Mooresville coming later this spring! Currently AFC facilities are located in South Charlotte, Gastonia, Monroe Rd, and Indian Trail.

With over 200 franchisees nationwide, AFC was ranked #1 urgent care in the United States by VeryWell Health in 2020: AFC provides expert healthcare, without bias for local hospitals “required” network of providers. All AFC clinics are designed, equipped, and staffed to provide accessible genuine urgent care, and minor emergency treatment. Each clinic features a high-tech, high-touch approach, including seamless check-in and registration, digital x-rays and on-site lab testing, state of the art diagnostics, and electronic medical records. The clinics are staffed by kind, caring and compassionate health care professionals from the front desk to the provider.

Mr. Kugler and his business partners are joined with their highly credentialed physicians who will serve as Medical Directors at the new AFC clinic.

  • Dr. Todd Rudolph, M.D., who graduated from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Lubbock, TX
  • Dr. Natasha Ballard, who graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and completed her Family Medicine Residency at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, GA. where she held the position of Chief Resident.

Their teams of professionals are committed to delivering affordable, efficient, non-emergency treatment to everyone who walks in.

About American Family Care:

Founded by Dr. Bruce Irwin with a single location in 1982, American Family Care has pioneered the concept of non-emergency room urgent care. With its 2013 acquisition of the Doctors Express, and its subsequent rebranding, AFC has become the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care, and occupational medicine, with more than 180 clinics and 600 in-network physicians caring for nearly 3 million patients a year. Ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S., AFC’s stated mission is to provide the best healthcare possible, in a kind and caring environment, while respecting the rights of all patients, in an economical manner, at times and locations convenient to the patient.

To view our locations please visit us at

AFC Urgent Care
16704 Hawfield Way Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28277 United States
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Thursday, April 22, 2021 (3:00 PM - 6:00 PM) (EDT)
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 2:30pm, followed by a drive through grand opening celebration from 3:00pm - 6:00pm.
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