Rapid PCR Testing Services in Galveston, TX

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As the medical needs of the local community change, so do our services here at Affinity Urgent Care. We’re pleased to offer rapid PCR testing for COVID-19 at our immediate care center in Galveston, Texas. Through our rapid diagnostic services, patients can quickly find the answers they need to their health questions and take steps to protect their loved ones.

How Does Rapid PCR Testing Work?

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing screens for the genetic material of SARS-CoV-2—the novel coronavirus that causes the respiratory illness known as COVID-19. It’s widely recognized as the “gold standard” of COVID-19 testing, delivering highly accurate results with little need for re-testing.

During a rapid PCR test, a clinician gently inserts a swab into the patient’s nostril to collect a mucus sample. The sample is then promptly evaluated in our onsite clinical lab, and results are provided to the patient the same or next day depending on the time of their visit.

Take the Next Step

Stop wondering if your fever, cough, or headache is related to COVID-19. Find the concrete answers you need—and fast—by visiting Affinity Urgent Care in Galveston for rapid PCR testing. We’re open every day during extended hours and make scheduling an appointment a breeze with our simple online system. Rapid PCR testing is covered by most health insurance plans and is offered at a self-pay cost of $350. Traditional send-out PCR testing is also provided at our urgent care center, along with rapid antigen testing.

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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!"