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4.8(245 reviews)
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414 W Broadway, New York, NY 10012414 W Broadway
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4.8(245 reviews)
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414 W Broadway, New York, NY 10012414 W Broadway
OpenSat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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4.83(53 reviews)
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240 Atlantic Ave, Cobble Hill, NY 11201240 Atlantic Ave
OpenSat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Highly recommend this urgent care. The excellent care and friendly staff makes the visit go smoothly and stress free. Knowing that the doctors treats your child as if they were they’re own.

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4.5(52 reviews)
159 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011159 W 23rd St
OpenSat 8:00 am - 5:45 pm
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1.0(1 reviews)
237 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211237 Grand St
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4.86(80 reviews)
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164 Park Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11217164 Park Pl
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Clean, friendly, and effective service! Highly recommended..;)

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211 E 51st St, New York, NY 10022211 E 51st St
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5.0(2 reviews)
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570 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11216570 Nostrand Ave.
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Fast service, in and out. Staff is great !

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330 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019330 W 58th St
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4.8(464 reviews)
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243 E 60th St, New York, NY 10022243 E 60th St
OpenSat 8:00 am - 5:45 pm
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1.0(1 reviews)
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201 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065201 E 65th St
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3.0(2 reviews)
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555 Lefferts Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225555 Lefferts Ave
OpenSat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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I've been using this urgent care facility frequently as they can very quickly assist and I've always had a wonderful experience with the staff.

4.84(38 reviews)
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380 Grove St, Brooklyn, NY 11237380 Grove St
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  • Mon12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Excellent service friendly staff fast and speedy service. Staff very knowledgeable . Felt secure in their care.

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4.83(4.2k reviews)
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201 Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07302201 Marin Blvd
OpenSat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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So efficient and good. The nurse and PA were both professional and had a great bedside manner. I felt heard and helped.

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4.81(4.6k reviews)
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309 1st St, Hoboken, NJ 07030309 1st St
OpenSat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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This is my favorite place to obtain care. The provider and staff are friendly. The examine room is extremely clean and the wait time is always super short when I use solve to book appointments online.

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4.7(641 reviews)
735 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn , NY 11205735 Bedford Ave
OpenSat 6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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  • Sat 6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
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I cannot express how amazing Chai Urgent Care is! <3 The facility was clean, the staff was both professional and compassionate, and the gear was high tech. They were able to handle my concerns on-site, and quickly, with skill and speed. I absolutely recommend them!

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3.53(51 reviews)
217 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215217 5th Ave
OpenSat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The ladies who work there were very nice, but some woman name Joanna was rude. Trying to hurry us up. I am guess she is the doctor in charge. I work in the medical field for over 12 years and I have never experienced someone unprofessional. She said I don’t see them sitting in front of me. I’m busy we’re her exact words. Your dealing with children in your facility have patience. But the two women at the office were absolutely polite and welcoming. Maybe that doctor should learn from her own staff.

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5.0(1 reviews)
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1135 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 112381135 Fulton St
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4.91(542 reviews)
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555 West Side Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304555 West Side Ave
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Easy to make an appointment and to check-in. Staff are friendly and accomodating

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4.84(1.5k reviews)
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4100 Park Ave, Weehawken, NJ 070864100 Park Ave
OpenSat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The staff was polite and efficient. The doctor was skillful and caring.

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4.61(23 reviews)
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431 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn , NY 11237431 Knickerbocker Ave
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Everything about this place but mainly the staff is what makes this place great. I was taken aback at how great of service I received. The staff were friendly professional prompt and timely. If you could give them a raise or some type of merit bonus you should because this type of service in this neighborhood is very rare.

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Latest Strep Test Updates

Oct 31, 2022
A surge in respiratory syncytial virus is putting severe strain on children's hospitals nationwide. Hospitals first began seeing the unseasonable RSV rise in August. Now, many are reporting a case increase of over 300 percent compared to last month. (Becker's)
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Flu-related hospitalizations nationwide have risen dramatically in recent weeks, reaching levels historically not seen until much later in flu season, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (NBC News)

Strep Test FAQs

  • How long does a strep test take?

    A strep test typically takes only a few minutes. The strep A test is performed with a throat swab, while the strep B test is performed with a cotton swab or a urine sample. Depending on the procedure utilized, your healthcare professional can tell you how long your strep test will take.

  • What happens if you test positive for group B strep?

    Adults rarely have signs or sickness from Group B strep, but it can be harmful for newborn babies. Antibiotics are routinely administered to women who test positive for group B strep during pregnancy to prevent the infection from being transmitted to the baby as it travels through the birth canal. Antibiotics are not required for women with group B strep who are having a scheduled Cesarean section since the baby will not be exposed to the germs in the birth canal.

  • How much does a strep test cost in New York?

    The cost of a strep test is determined by a number of factors, including provider rates, the type of test (throat swab, vaginal swab, or urinalysis), geographic region, and whether or not your health plan covers this treatment. The easiest method to find out how much a strep test will cost is to get an estimate from your health insurance company or the step test company.

  • Does insurance cover strep testing in New York?

    Most health insurance plans will pay the cost of strep testing, especially if your doctor believes the test is medically required based on your symptoms and current health situation. To discover more about your coverage and benefits, contact your insurance carrier directly, or ask your strep testing provider if they can run a complimentary insurance benefits check on your behalf.

  • How do they test for strep throat in New York?

    The strep A test can be used to diagnose strep throat. Your healthcare provider will first ask you to lean back in your chair and open your mouth wide. Then they'll take a tissue sample from the back of your throat with a long cotton swab. The quick strep A test and the normal strep A test both use this testing procedure.

  • How long does it take to get strep test results in New York?

    The quick test for strep A offers results in 10 to 20 minutes, whereas the usual test for strep A takes 24 to 48 hours. The results of a strep B test are usually available within 24 to 48 hours. You can get a better indication of when you should expect your findings from your doctor or the strep test provider.

  • What is a rapid strep test?

    Only group A strep can be diagnosed with a fast strep test. Antigens are substances that cause an immunological response, and this test looks for them. A rapid strep test gives you results in minutes rather than days, and it's done the same manner as a regular strep test. Using a throat swab as a test.

  • How accurate is the rapid strep test?

    A reliable result can be obtained using a quick strep test. If the fast test results are negative and the patient is suffering many symptoms of strep throat, some clinicians may order a traditional strep A test. A normal throat culture test for strep A is more accurate than a quick test for strep A, but it takes longer to get the results.

  • Where should I get a strep test in New York?

    Many healthcare practitioners, including your primary care physician and urgent care clinics, can administer strep testing. If you're pregnant, a specialist like a midwife or an OB-GYN may do the strep B test for you or send you to a lab that does. You can also use Solv to identify a lab in your neighborhood that offers high-quality strep tests and schedule a same-day appointment.

  • How can I book a strep test through Solv?

    Enter "strep test" or "strep throat" into the Search area on our webpage, then choose your location from the dropdown menu. Solv will provide you a list of top-rated strep testing providers in your region. Find the physician you wish to see, then click "Call now" to schedule a strep test appointment, or go to the provider's profile for more information.

Recent Strep Test Reviews (9)

The MA I had was terrific and very accommodating and attentive. The PA I had was friendly did both covid tests and sent prescriptions over BUT was NOT clear on should I be getting an antibiotic if covid tests were negative and I ended up just having a sinus infection/ear infection/strep throat kind of thing that would require an antibiotic!!! I guess if I don’t hear anything I will call and see if they will call in an antibiotic for me?! Otherwise the PA was very considerate and accommodating in doing both covid tests my vitals etc.

- Verified patient on 1/5

James the nurse practitioner and his nurse were wonderful. Every professional and caring. The only reason wait time got 2 stars was I waited for over an hour to get a chest X-ray. I understand being very cautious when there is a patient who presents some Covid symptoms and the need to take extra measures but was completely disappointed with this wait from radiology and as such I left without getting the X-ray. While I will wait for the results of the Covid test and strep just wonder why WestMed doesn’t utilize rapid Covid tests also

- Verified patient on 10/16

I registered online with the complaint of sore throat earache and headache I was seen in a very reasonable amount of time because the place was very crowded and I had an appointment but that was fine I was diagnosed with strep throat treated very professionally by staff I love Westmed

- Verified patient on 6/24

It was a wonderful experience I had a sore throat they ruled out strep I was in an out in a matter of minutes the doctor was great the medical assistant was great overall it was excellent experience I would use them again actually I use them quite often

- Verified patient on 5/3

The wait time was a bit long but not unexpected. The practitioner was friendly, helpful and did a good job. I was especially grateful that he added a rapid strep test along with the Covid test. Saved me another trip to the doctor. Overall good experience.

- Verified patient on 12/14

Very well organized & friendly. Much better than CityMD in my opinion. Westmed tested & diagnosed me with strep throat two days after CityMD told me I was fine & sent me home with no testing. Much, much better & highly recommend.

- Verified patient on 8/5

Everything pretty easy, had the virtual call and then ran there for covid and strep test. I just wish they listened to my chest and took my blood pressure.

- Verified patient on 8/1

Very helpful and detailed - dr. Chan was very thorough!! Medical assistant very good with streptococcus cultures!!

- Verified patient on 7/2

Just disappointed that the covid line was same as strep test line. Didn’t wait

- Verified patient on 1/11

New York Strep Tests

Strep tests are frequently used to determine if you have group A or group B strep. Group A strep is a bacteria that causes strep throat, which is a sore throat illness. The bacteria Group B strep is found in the vaginal area, as well as the digestive and urinary tracts, but it rarely produces symptoms.

If you have signs of strep throat, such as a painful throat, difficulty swallowing, fever, and enlarged lymph nodes, your doctor may request a strep A test. A rapid strep test or a regular strep test can both be used to identify Strep A, and both are done in the same way.

You will be asked to tilt your head back and open your mouth wide during a strep A test. The healthcare professional will use a tongue depressor to gently keep your tongue down while taking a tissue sample from the back of your throat with a lengthy swab. The strep A test is quick and painless, but it may cause some discomfort. The fast strep test yields results in minutes, while the normal test takes one to two days.

Only women who are 36 to 37 weeks pregnant are routinely tested for strep B. Group B strep can be transferred to a baby when it travels through the birth canal since it lives in the vaginal and rectum. The strep B test can be done with a swab or a urine sample.

You or your doctor will use a cotton swab to gather tissue and fluid samples from your vaginal and rectum during a strep B swab test. Your doctor will ask you to urinate into a sterile cup for a strep B urine test. Your sample will then be sent to a laboratory for additional investigation, with findings arriving in one to two days.

If your strep test is positive, your doctor will work with you to determine the best course of action. Antibiotics are commonly used to treat strep A and strep B infections. Antibiotics are routinely given through an IV line to a mother with strep B during delivery to prevent the infection from spreading to her baby.

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