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Get in Quickly To Get Over Strep Faster

Don't let strep throat ruin your week. Visit an AdventHealth Centra Care urgent care location for quick, efficient strep throat testing and treatment. You can walk in or reserve a time online to get the care you need when you need it.

Benefits of Strep Testing at AdventHealth Centra Care

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  • No Waiting for Medications

    Our Florida patients can receive their medications right away without waiting for a prescription to be filled at a pharmacy. This is especially helpful for flu and strep throat, where quick diagnosis and treatment are essential.

  • Rapid Testing

    Our rapid strep testing ensures your results are in your hands as fast as possible. Strep test results at AdventHealth Centra Care usually only take about 15 minutes.

  • Flexible Hours

    When looking for a strep test, you don’t need to worry about scheduling an appointment. Our AdventHealth Centra Care locations accept walk-ins, and with our evening and weekend hours, we’ve got you covered.

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Make an Urgent Care Reservation

Each Centra Care treats urgent, non-life-threatening medical conditions for adults and children. Many of our locations have extended hours for your convenience. Make a reservation online or walk in to a location near you.

On My Way streamlines your registration process and allows you to tell us that you are on your way. Please note, this is not scheduling an appointment or reserving a specific time. Wait times will vary because patients with the greatest medical needs will receive attention first, even if they arrive after you.

Other AdventHealth Centra Care Services

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  • Allergy Treatments

    Our AdventHealth Centra Care providers can determine what is causing an allergic reaction and build a realistic treatment plan.

  • Flu Shots

    Getting an annual flu shot is always a good idea. And we offer $30 flu shots (without insurance) to get you on your way faster. Walk-ins are always welcome.

  • Flu Treatment

    If the flu has knocked you down, treatment is most effective when taken within the first 48 hours. If you have symptoms like cough, chills, fever and fatigue, our rapid flu testing and treatment approach will get you back on track.

Strep Throat Testing and Treatment FAQs

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  • Question: How is strep throat diagnosed?


    Strep throat is typically diagnosed through a rapid strep test or a throat culture, where a sample is collected from the throat to identify the presence of Streptococcus bacteria.

  • Question: How long does it take for antibiotics to work for strep throat?


    Antibiotics for strep throat typically show improvement within 24 to 48 hours, and it's crucial to complete the full course of medication as prescribed by a health care provider.

  • Question: Is strep throat contagious?


    Strep throat is highly contagious, and infected people should take precautions like frequent hand-washing and avoiding close contact with others to prevent spreading the illness.

  • Question: Are there complications from not treating strep throat?


    Untreated strep throat can lead to other conditions like rheumatic fever, kidney inflammation and the spread of the infection to other parts of the body. It’s important to seek treatment if you think you may have strep throat.

  • Question: Can I get strep throat multiple times?


    Yes, individuals can get strep throat more than once. There are multiple strains of the Streptococcus bacteria, and past infection does not create immunity.

  • Question: When should I seek treatment for possible strep throat?


    You should get a strep test and any necessary treatment if your symptoms are severe, persist for more than a few days or if there are signs of complications, such as difficulty breathing or swallowing.

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Expert, Compassionate Urgent Care Services


I came to urgent care tonight and was met with great customer service from staff and doctors who helped me. I was surprised that I could pick up my son's medicine on the spot at the location.

Author name Nae

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This urgent care location is the absolute best! My wait time was super minimal; by the time I finished the paperwork, I was being called back by the nurse. Every single staff member here is so amazing, knowledgeable and super friendly. I highly recommend coming here and will continue to come here for all my medical care needs.

Author name Amber

Expert, Compassionate Urgent Care Services


Everyone has been very kind. I’ve even overheard the doctors with other patients, very empathetic and caring. Not a long wait, but it’s a Sunday evening. I’m on vacation, and they were very accommodating. I even got the medicine I needed right away from them.

Author name Ronda

Reserve Your Urgent Care Visit Time Today

Walk-in appointments are always available for strep throat testing, but if you want faster service, you can make a reservation at one of our clinics.

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