Affinity announces price cut for all self-pay patients

In our continuing effort to provide you with the highest quality health care at the most affordable prices, Affinity Immediate Care has lowered its per-visit price for self-pay (non-insurance) patients to $95. Affinity is focused on ensuring each and every member of our local community has access to affordable health [...]

Affinity named finalist for Small Business of the Year

Affinity Immediate Care and Affinity Laser Med + Spa were honored by the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce last week as finalists for the organization's annual Small Business of the Year award. The announcement was made at the Chamber's annual meeting and gala which was held on Friday at the [...]

Affinity launches new online appointment system

To better serve our patients and make it easier to fit coming to our clinics into your busy schedule, Affinity Immediate Care has launched a new online appointment system that allows you to skip the wait by registering for your visit online. Simply visit our website at http://www.AffinityDrs.com and look [...]

Affinity blood drive set for Tuesday, Dec. 30

Affinity Immediate Care locations in Galveston and La Marque will sponsor blood drives outside their respective clinics on Tuesday, December 30, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The blood drive at the Galveston location - 2808 61st Street, Suite 200 - is being conducted by UTMB Health's Blood Center. [...]

Affinity Immediate Care welcomes Dr. James King

Affinity Immediate Care is excited to welcome Dr. James King to the Galveston and Alvin clinic team. Dr. King is board certified in family medicine and geriatrics and has been in practice for 31 years. Originally from Oklahoma, Dr. King started his career as a private practice physician for 10 [...]

Reminder: Health Insurance Enrollment Ends March 31

Since October 1 last year, millions have signed up for new health insurance coverage under the health care law. They've signed up either for private insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace or for the Medicaid program. There's still time for you to enroll and have coverage as soon as May [...]

Reduce Sodium for World Salt Awareness Week

Check the label! This year's World Salt Awareness Week (March 10-16) focuses on the need for clear and consistent nutrition labelling so consumers know how much sodium they are consuming each day and can choose foods with lower sodium. Too much sodium increases your blood pressure, a leading risk factor [...]

Common Colds: Protect Yourself and Your Family

Common colds are the main reason that children miss school and adults miss work. Each year in the United States, there are millions of cases of the common cold. Adults have an average of 2-3 colds per year, and children have even more. Most people get colds in the winter [...]

Heart Health Awareness for Women

Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a "man's disease," around the same number of women and men die each year of heart disease in the United States. Despite increases in awareness over the past decade, only 56 percent of women recognize that heart disease is their No. 1 [...]