Our Practitioners Help You Prepare for Flu Season in Alvin, TX

Flu season is coming, which means it’s time to visit a medical provider for your annual flu shot. The flu vaccine provides protection from influenza infection and can prevent the spread of the flu in your community. Affinity Urgent Care offers flu shots and treatment for flu symptoms in the Alvin, Texas, area. Our medical team makes it easy for children and adults to receive a flu shot—we offer walk-in appointments and also have an online check-in system for a streamlined visit.

What Is Influenza?

The flu (seasonal influenza) is a viral infection that generally resolves on its own over the course of several days. However, there are flu treatment options if you do come down with the flu, and antiviral medication may be appropriate in certain cases to reduce symptom severity and shorten the duration of illness.

Affinity Urgent Care can perform testing to determine if you have the flu or another infection, such as the common cold, bronchitis, or COVID-19. After determining the cause of your illness, our medical professionals will recommend treatments to ease your symptoms and get you on the road to recovery.

The best treatment is prevention. To protect yourself against influenza in the future, it’s important to receive a yearly flu vaccine before you become sick.

Who Should Receive a Flu Shot?

With rare exceptions, anyone over the age of six months should get a flu vaccine yearly, including healthy young adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the following groups should receive a flu shot to protect themselves from serious complications:

  • Adults aged 65 and older
  • Anyone who is pregnant or has recently given birth
  • People with obesity or with a body mass index (BMI) over 40
  • Children between the ages of six months and two years
  • Older adults in long-term care facilities, assisted living homes, and rehabilitation centers
  • Adults with chronic health conditions, such as asthma, heart disease, or diabetes

Effective, Prompt Medical Care

The medical team at Affinity Urgent Care can diagnose flu cases and provide flu shots to protect patients in the Alvin, TX, area this flu season. Simply walk into our clinic or use our online scheduling system to streamline your visit. We are open during extended hours every day, including weekends.

Level 1 Visit


A standard office visit that can include in house lab testing, medication administration, in house oral medication, EKG, and one X-ray series.

Level 2 Visit


A visit with level 1 services and will also include, Laceration repair, foreign body removal, Incision & Drainage, Multiple X-ray series, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions about Affinity Urgent Care

Do you take my insurance?

Most likely YES! We accept most major insurance carriers including Medicaid, Medicare, and Tricare.

How much do I have to pay?

That depends on your insurance. Your insurance company will tell us what we need to collect from you. Usually, you will only pay the copay indicated by your insurance company or a percentage toward your deductible.

What do I have to bring to be seen?

Insurance companies require us to verify your identity with picture ID and an up to date Insurance card.

What is the average self-pay cost?

Our average self-pay visit is between $150-$250 a visit. Rest assured, at Affinity Urgent Care, we will always discuss the cost PRIOR to performing the treatment and include you in the decision making process of your visit.

Are payment plans available?

For self-pay patients, payment plans may be available upon request.

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Read Reviews From Our Happy and Healthy Patients

Take a moment to review testimonials from patients who have experienced our compassionate care, then visit one of our walk-in clinics to receive the treatment or service you need.
"We have a special needs daughter who needed her foot looked at. Thankful that Affinity accepted her Medicaid first of all. Staff was nice, did not have a long wait, doctor was knowledgeable and understanding with our daughter, which means a lot. She was able to get x-rays done on her foot and received the results before we left. A great place to go on short notice."
"Facility was very clean. Very short wait. The doctor and x-ray tech were great!!"
"Fast and friendly. Was in and out in about an hour, and the PA and nurses were great. Much better experience than the ER."
"The Affinity care clinic in Galveston was wonderful. I walked in Memorial Day (without an appointment) and was seen by a very courteous and helpful staff. I highly recommend them."
"My experience at this urgent care facility was a pleasant one. I brought my daughter in due to an allergic reaction. The staff members there were awesome!"