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Carbon Health, Atascocita

Carbon Health

1.0(1 reviews)
17903 W Lake Houston Pkwy, Atascocita, TX 7734617903 W Lake Houston Pkwy
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Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care, Garden Oaks

Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care

4.84(1.8k reviews)
4208 Ella Blvd, Houston, TX 770184208 Ella Blvd
OpenSun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Recent patient review

This was my first time coming to this urgent care. The staff went above and beyond with helping my injured son. I would recommend this place to everyone, they helped me out with pulling up his insurance, getting a wheel chair for my son to move him around in while in the facility, and they were calm and professional. They made the experience so easy for me, and I was a nervous wreck when I got there, but they were so helpful that it took a lot of weight off my shoulders. Thank you, you all are my heroes. Happy Mother’s Day.
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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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Carbon Health, Atascocita

Carbon Health

1.0(1 reviews)
17903 W Lake Houston Pkwy, Atascocita, TX 7734617903 W Lake Houston Pkwy
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Nightlight, Vaccine - Tanglewood

Nightlight

5.0(6 reviews)
1815 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 770571815 Fountain View Dr
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The staff were super friendly. I appreciated how humorous the nurse was; he made my daughter feel more comfortable.
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Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care, Tanglewood

Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care

4.77(1.3k reviews)
1814 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 770571814 Fountain View Dr
OpenSun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Great experience as always :)
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Any Lab Test Now, Galleria

Any Lab Test Now

4.2(5 reviews)
5901 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 770575901 Westheimer Rd
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So quick and easy and felt so clean!! Would 10/10 come back for any testing I need!
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Brazos Urgent Care, Fairbanks

Brazos Urgent Care

4.63(1.3k reviews)
6306 Fairbanks North Houston Rd, Houston, TX 770406306 Fairbanks North Houston Rd
OpenSun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Definitely clean! That would be my first thing i look out to since it says more than words. Fast and Great service! 👍
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Emergency Medical Doctors Services, South Houston

Emergency Medical Doctors Services

5.0(1 reviews)
1201 S Allen-Genoa Rd, South Houston, TX 775871201 S Allen-Genoa Rd
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Brazos Urgent Care, Southwest

Brazos Urgent Care

4.73(202 reviews)
9380 W Sam Houston Pkwy S, Houston, TX 770999380 W Sam Houston Pkwy S
OpenSun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Awesome service. I was in pain ati everyone was so kind to me. I will recommend this service to everyone in need!!
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Any Lab Test Now, Royal Oaks

Any Lab Test Now

5.0(5 reviews)
11807 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 7707711807 Westheimer Rd
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Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care, Pearland

Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care

4.83(1.6k reviews)
2803 Business Center Dr, Pearland, TX 775842803 Business Center Dr
OpenSun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Everyone was amazing from the front office to the rooms in the back. Super professional and helpful.
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Everest Medical Group, Wallisville

Everest Medical Group

5.0(1 reviews)
16344 Wallisville Rd, Houston, TX 7704916344 Wallisville Rd
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Brazos Urgent Care, Pearland

Brazos Urgent Care

4.81(262 reviews)
3525 E Broadway St, Pearland, TX 775813525 E Broadway St
OpenSun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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I came to Houston to visit family. I brought with me an allergy to poison sumac. No one knows what it is. I went there. They didn't know what it was but listened to me about what it was. Gave me some antihistamine and prednisone shots like I told them I needed and even wrote me a script for some prednisone for in a few days. They were perfect. Yall are lucky to have them serving yalls community. It is hard to find a place that accepts medicaid, are super nice, and listen to the patients! Yall rock.
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Lifeline Urgent Care, Telemedicine - Houston

Lifeline Urgent Care

3.0(5 reviews)
13410 Briar Forest Dr, Houston, TX 7707713410 Briar Forest Dr
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Lifeline Urgent Care, Houston

Lifeline Urgent Care

4.76(587 reviews)
13410 Briar Forest Dr, Houston, TX 7707713410 Briar Forest Dr
OpenSun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Front desk not very friendly or welcoming All other staff and the Doctor were awesome
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St. Elizabeth Urgent Care

St. Elizabeth Urgent Care

4.97(59 reviews)
17376 Northwest Fwy, Jersey Village, TX 7704017376 Northwest Fwy
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I registered online and made my appointment. I checked in and the staff was very friendly. I received prescriptions and they performed a flu and COVID test too.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Pasadena

NextCare Urgent Care

4.79(2.6k reviews)
6825 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, TX 775056825 Spencer Hwy
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Very fast. I was in & out.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Pearland

NextCare Urgent Care

4.6(2.3k reviews)
2705 E Broadway St, Pearland, TX 775812705 E Broadway St
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Nice place. Staff is friendly and courteous. The NP that saw me was knowledgeable and listened to my concerns. If needed, I would return again and refer to my friends and family
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Apt Urgent Care, Where comfort meets convenient care!

Apt Urgent Care

4.85(672 reviews)
1875 County Rd 101, Manvel, TX 775781875 County Rd 101
OpenSun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Very nice and professional!
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Brazos Urgent Care, Champions

Brazos Urgent Care

4.76(1.7k reviews)
6930 Farm to Market 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX 770696930 Farm to Market 1960 Rd W
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I was in and out in less than 30 minutes. Super pleasant team and clinician. I would definitely go back again for urgent care needs.
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Champions Urgent Care

Champions Urgent Care

4.75(174 reviews)
4950 Cypress Creek Pkwy, Stafford, TX 770664950 Cypress Creek Pkwy
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Staff was very nice and professional. Wait time was less than 5 minutes.
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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 Texas 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 Texas 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 Texas?

    COVID testing is available at many outlets near Texas 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 Texas?

    Rapid testing—both PCR (molecular) and antigen tests—is offered through many Texas-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 Texas?

    Same-day and next day appointments for COVID testing in Texas 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 May 25, 22

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