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Rapid PCR Testing for COVID-19

What to Expect from a Rapid PCR COVID Test

Here at Lifeline Urgent Care, we’re committed to offering our patients the very best of everything—from a comfortable reception area to top-notch medical treatment and everything in between. That’s why we provide rapid PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests for COVID-19. The “gold standard” of coronavirus screening, PCR testing can detect the genetic material of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus responsible for the respiratory disease known as COVID-19.

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What Does a Rapid PCR Test Involve?

A rapid PCR test at Lifeline Urgent Care involves a brief nasal swab. This simple test should not hurt, although it may be slightly uncomfortable for a few seconds. The collected sample is promptly evaluated in our onsite clinical lab and results are provided on the same or following day. This way, you can quickly take the appropriate steps to protect your health and the well-being of those around you.

Maybe you’re not sure if you need a COVID-19 test. If this is the case, Lifeline Urgent Care has you covered! We offer convenient telemedicine services that will allow you to consult with our professionals and find answers to your health questions from the comfort and safety of home.


Dr. Ravi Kalidindi

Hi. My name is Dr. Ravi Kalidindi. I am a Board-certified Family Medicine Physician who specializes in Urgent Care and have provided highly personalized care for my patients for several years, treating a variety of illnesses and injuries.

Years of experience: 20 years

License number: 1234567

Location: Houston, TX

Why Choose Lifeline Urgent Care​

Lifeline Urgent Care in Houston, Texas, is a highly rated, fully equipped urgent care center that’s led by board-certified physicians. We cater to adults and children with a wide array of non-life-threatening health concerns, providing all-in-one, easily accessible care under one roof. You can also be assured that we’ve taken every possible measure to create a safe and hygienic environment for our patients.

Visit Lifeline Urgent Care for rapid PCR testing today! We’re open every day and do not require referrals or appointments.

Client Review

Mrs. Tasha

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Lifeline Urgent Care is a go to in your time of medical need. The staff there were professional, attentive and helpful. They handled me with care and listened to my concerns. Marissa, the physician assistant was so good I wanted her as my PCP. I definitely will go back if I need urgent care. Thank you.

Frequently asked questions

Our goal is simple; we strive to provide a high level of easily accessible and affordable medical care to patients. Here are some of the frequently asked questions our clients have:

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