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Urgent Care 24/7, Charlotte

Urgent Care 24/7

1726 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 282041726 E 7th St
OpenTue 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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COVID Testing & Rapid Testing
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Get access to COVID testing in North Carolina with Solv. Find and book same day appointments at participating testing sites across the state. To make it even easier, download the Solv app today.

COVID Testing & Rapid Testing
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Get access to COVID testing in North Carolina with Solv. Find and book same day appointments at participating testing sites across the state. To make it even easier, download the Solv app today.

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Urgent Care 24/7, Charlotte

Urgent Care 24/7

1726 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 282041726 E 7th St
OpenTue 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Mon12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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I was seen quickly, without being in a waiting room for hours! Friendly and thorough, an amazing patient experience!

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AFC Urgent Care, Monroe Rd.

AFC Urgent Care

4.84(2.1k reviews)
4128 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 282054128 Monroe Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

This was a quick and professional visit and I’ll be coming back when I can’t reach my care doctor
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AFC Urgent Care , Tyvola Rd

AFC Urgent Care

5.0(23 reviews)
440 Tyvola Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217440 Tyvola Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I’m from out of town. Clinic was very clean. Everyone went above and beyond to help me find the closest open pharmacy. Care was thorough and fast!
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AFC Urgent Care, South Charlotte

AFC Urgent Care

4.8(4.4k reviews)
10102 Johnston Rd, Charlotte, NC 2821010102 Johnston Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

The nurses were very friendly and even cleared up an issue with my insurance so I didn’t have to do it myself. It was a great experience all the way around.
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VaxVan by MVS, Concord

VaxVan by MVS

4.75(363 reviews)
5620 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC 280275620 Concord Pkwy S
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Easy peasy covid test. My husband and I had two different times assigned to us, 40 minutes apart. But the employee took us both at the same time so I didn’t have to wait the extra time. It was a nice, convenient surprise. We were first in line and they were expecting a full day of testing after we left. We would recommend this testing site. 1/10/2022
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AFC Urgent Care, Ballantyne

AFC Urgent Care

4.82(1.5k reviews)
16704 Hawfield Way Dr, Charlotte, NC 2827716704 Hawfield Way Dr
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

No wait time. Super efficient
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AFC Urgent Care, Indian Trail

AFC Urgent Care

4.81(2k reviews)
14001 E Independence Blvd, Indian Trail, NC 2807914001 E Independence Blvd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Beautiful. I will be going there from now . The staff was fantastic. The Dr was great. I recommend. ❤❤❤
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AFC Urgent Care, Gastonia

AFC Urgent Care

4.78(3.6k reviews)
1908 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 280541908 E Franklin Blvd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

The person who checked me in had to be the absolute sweetest person I’ve ever met. She was able to fit me in with really short notice and I am extremely appreciative of her. The wait time was long but I was able to go home and continue working before returning to the office which was really helpful. This was during a peak in COVID cases so I completely understand that they were booked solid. Everyone was so kind from check-in to nurses and the provider. I have severe anxiety and they made me feel very comfortable and safe which was super nice and helpful. I’m so extremely appreciative of them. Thank you so much!
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NextCare Urgent Care, Gastonia

NextCare Urgent Care

4.74(4.7k reviews)
3680 Robinwood Rd, Gastonia, NC 280543680 Robinwood Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

The care was great the Ma was very sweet and caring and so was the doctor !!! The best urgent care for sure
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Broken to Better Urgent Care

Broken to Better Urgent Care

4.85(3.8k reviews)
735 Cherry Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29732735 Cherry Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

The receptionist was friendly and efficient. The tech was very friendly and answered my questions. The NP was awesome and did a pain free stitching on my wrist and the nurse that gave me the T shot was great and I had very little pain. Check out was quick and things could not have gone better
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AFC Urgent Care, Mooresville

AFC Urgent Care

4.82(996 reviews)
295 Williamson Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117295 Williamson Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Made the appt on line and was able to get in quickly. Seen by fnp quickly and she was great.
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Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care, Midtown

Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care

3.9(323 reviews)
445 S Kings Dr, Charlotte, NC 28204445 S Kings Dr
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care, Park Road

Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care

3.9(147 reviews)
4304 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC 282094304 Park Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care, Quail Hollow

Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care

3.9(147 reviews)
8450 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC 282108450 Park Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Novant Health- GoHealth Urgent Care, Berewick

Novant Health- GoHealth Urgent Care

4815 Berewick Town Center Dr, Charlotte, NC 282784815 Berewick Town Center Dr
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care, Mountain Island

Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care

3.8(90 reviews)
3500 Mt Holly-Huntersville Rd, Charlotte, NC 282163500 Mt Holly-Huntersville Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care, Matthews

Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care

3.9(203 reviews)
9600 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 281059600 E Independence Blvd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care, Harrisburg

Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care

3.9(178 reviews)
9550 Rocky River Rd, Charlotte, NC 282159550 Rocky River Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care, Mint Hill

Novant Health - GoHealth Urgent Care

3.5(124 reviews)
11300 Cresthill Dr, Mint Hill, NC 2822711300 Cresthill Dr
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Novant Health- Gohealth Urgent Care, Ballantyne

Novant Health- Gohealth Urgent Care

3.9(125 reviews)
15235 John J Delaney Dr, Charlotte, NC 2827715235 John J Delaney Dr
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Latest COVID Testing updates

May 10, 2022
The nation's flu positivity test rate reached nearly 10 percent in mid-April, making it the first time such an increase has occurred so late in the flu season since 1982 (NBC News)
May 6, 2022
The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV2 virus is intrinsically as severe as previous variants, according to a preprint version of a large U.S. study that counters assumptions in other studies that it was more transmissible but less severe. (Reuters)

COVID Testing FAQs

  • How much does COVID testing cost?

    COVID testing can be free in many circumstances. As part of their response to the epidemic, many North Carolina health departments continue to provide free testing to community citizens. In some situations, commercially insured patients, as well as those on Medicare or Medicaid, may be able to get testing for free or for a small office visit fee. COVID tests can cost anything from $50 to $150 each test for cash-paying individuals or those who require speedy answers in under an hour. It's best to call your doctor before getting tested so you can get a better idea of how much the test will cost.

  • Where can I get free COVID testing?

    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which covers testing for people without health insurance, makes COVID testing free nationwide. Check with your local North Carolina health department for details since they are usually an excellent source of free COVID tests, or can at least lead you in the proper way. You can also ask your health care practitioner for a recommendation for a free COVID test location.

  • Where can I get COVID testing in North Carolina?

    COVID testing is available at many outlets near North Carolina including urgent care centers, retail clinics, primary care offices, health departments, and more. Different venues will have different types of tests available, many at different price points. Some testing sites are allowing walk-in patients, however, many are still requiring some degree of advance booking to control patient volume.

  • Where can I get a rapid COVID test in North Carolina?

    Rapid testing—both PCR (molecular) and antigen tests—is offered through many North Carolina-area urgent care centers and physician offices, usually at an additional cost ranging from $50 up to $150 per test. Usually this will allow you to get results back in under an hour, and require advanced booking through the provider. However, if you can wait 24 hours for your results, many labs are turning around send-out lab tests in that time frame, which could save you some money.

  • How to make an appointment for COVID testing in North Carolina?

    Same-day and next day appointments for COVID testing in North Carolina are bookable directly through Solv. Simply browse the list of healthcare providers conducting COVID tests above, find one with a “Book Online” button, and book a time that aligns with your schedule stating “COVID-19 Test” as your reason for visit.

  • Can I get tested for antibodies if I am sick with COVID-19?

    An antibody test for COVID-19 might inform you if you previously had a coronavirus infection. Because it can take between 1–3 weeks after an infection for your body to develop these antibodies, an antibody test during an active infection would not be successful. To see if you are currently infected, you need a viral test.

  • Do I need a COVID test if I have been vaccinated?

    Even if you have been fully vaccinated, scientists feel you should be checked if you have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, especially if you are suffering cold or flu symptoms that are usually associated with the coronavirus.

  • How long does COVID testing take?

    A COVID test is quick. A nasal swab is used for the majority of tests, and it takes less than a minute to swab both nostrils. This means you might be in and out of the testing center in as little as 10-15 minutes, depending on where you obtain your COVID test. Testing sites may be busier than usual during popular seasons, especially around holidays, and wait times may be higher.

  • How long does it take to get COVID test results?

    Most labs are sending out COVID test results via molecular (PCR) within 24-48 hours of the test. Some sites take longer, so call and ask if the reason for the test is proof for travel. Rapid tests are processed on-site and can provide findings in less than an hour, sometimes as quickly as 15 minutes.

  • Do COVID tests detect the Delta variant and Omicron variant?

    Regular COVID tests are able to detect both the Delta variant and Omicron variant in that they can determine whether or not you have the coronavirus. However, they can't tell which variation is involved. That would necessitate genomic sequencing, which is a different process from regular virus testing that not all labs can undertake. Sequencing is uncommon and can cost up to $100 per test. Since the treatment is the same for any variant, it is not clinically useful to an individual patient to know whether the infection was caused by a variant or not.

About COVID Testing

Types of COVID Tests

There are two types of coronavirus tests (COVID-19 tests) available, those that can test for a current infection (viral test) and those that can test for a past infection (antibody test).

Viral COVID testing can be done in a few different ways, the most common being nose swabs, but saliva tests are becoming more popular. Some tests are processed out on-site and can provide results in as little as 30 minutes. These are called rapid COVID tests. The majority of tests, on the other hand, are collected at the clinic on-site and then submitted to off-site labs for processing. Results can take up to 2-3 days to arrive. 

Antibody testing looks for a past infection and may not reveal if you have an active COVID-19 infection because antibodies can take up to three weeks to form in your body. The presence of COVID antibodies may help to prevent you from becoming infected with the same virus again; but, because the clinical understanding of COVID-19 is still developing, it's unclear how long that protection will continue.

Who should get tested for current infection

The CDC currently defines four instances where COVID testing is recommended:

  1. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 including fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea.
  2. If you have been in close contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19. Close contact is defined as within 6 feet for a total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period. If you have been vaccinated, or tested positive in the past 3 months and not experiencing symptoms, you do not need to be tested.
  3. If you are unvaccinated and participated in high-risk activities where distancing is not an option. This could include travel, large social or mass gatherings, crowded indoor settings, etc.
  4. If you have been referred to get a COVID test by your healthcare provider or local health department. 

How is testing done for COVID-19?

Most COVID tests are collected by a nasal swab. A member of the medical team puts a swab inside your nose for a few seconds on each side to collect the sample. After that, the samples are packaged according to CDC guidelines and tested on-site or transported to a facility for testing. The lab will test samples for the presence of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which causes COVID infection and either your care provider or the lab will notify you with the results as soon as they are available.

Molecular vs Antigen Tests

Viral COVID tests are available as molecular and antigen tests. The molecular test, also known as a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, usually delivers results within a few days since most of these tests are sent to offsite labs for analysis. The average turnaround time for PCR test results is 48 hours, but in some instances may be significantly longer due to backlogs related to insufficient lab volume and capacity. Antigen tests are also known as rapid tests and have an average turnaround time of between 15 to 30 minutes.

Both PCR and rapid COVID tests can be used to test people exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, those who were close contacts to COVID-19, and those without COVID-19 symptoms who live or work in a high-risk setting (such as a nursing facility); or those individuals who are identified as part of outbreak detection and response. The rapid COVID test is also recommended for the screening of residents or healthcare workers at skilled nursing facilities along with a PCR confirmation, and for repeat screening for the early detection and prevention of outbreaks in congregate settings (such as schools, workplaces, and prisons).

COVID testing is available for free under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which includes testing for those without health insurance. To reduce the risk of facing extra costs related to COVID testing, ask your primary care doctor to recommend a free COVID test site, and confirm there are no charges or fees for the test that are not covered by your insurance plan. Additionally, avoid getting a COVID test at a hospital or free-standing emergency room, as these facilities may charge fees for COVID testing and related services.

Rob Rohatsch
Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on Apr 25, 22

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