Receive Rapid COVID-19 Testing in Galveston, TX
Affinity Urgent Care is here to meet the evolving medical needs of patients in Galveston, Texas. Our fully equipped urgent care center is pleased to provide rapid COVID-19 testing in accordance with safety guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
What Is Rapid COVID-19 Testing?
Between “social distancing,” “coronavirus,” and “quarantine,” 2020 has certainly provided us with plenty of new terminology. So, you might be curious about the definition of “rapid” COVID-19 testing. Essentially, rapid testing uses diagnostic technology that provides fast results, often in one day or less. Compare that to more traditional forms of COVID-19 testing that may leave you waiting up to a week for your results.
Rapid COVID-19 testing at Affinity Urgent Care involves a nasal or throat swab. Mucus samples collected from this test are promptly evaluated in our onsite clinical lab, and the results are available within 24 hours. If you are displaying possible COVID-19 symptoms or believe you may have been exposed to the virus, contact us today to schedule a testing appointment.
What We’re Doing To Keep You Safe
In addition providing convenient and reliable COVID-19 tests, Affinity Urgent Care is taking every possible measure to keep our patients and staff members safe during this unique time. For example:
- All patients and staff members must wear masks.
- Only patients are allowed in our waiting area, with the exception of pediatric patients who are accompanied by a parent or guardian.
- Our urgent care clinic is frequently cleaned and sanitized, and hand sanitizer is available at the front desk and entryway.
- Virtual Visits are available to patients who are experiencing potential cold, flu, or COVID-19 symptoms.
To schedule an appointment for rapid COVID-19 testing or to learn more about how we’re keeping patients safe, contact Affinity Urgent Care in Galveston today.