Important COVID-19 Information

Center Visit Process: What you need to know

  1. We are now offering rapid COVID-19 testing, with results in 15 mins or less. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (fever with a cough and/or shortness of breath) or believe you have been exposed to a COVID-19 postive individual, please schedule a Virtual Visit to find out if you should be tested based on criteria from the CDC, WHO, and Dignity Health. A provider will refer you for testing at one of our local Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers if medically indicated.

  2. Although a Virtual Visit is higly recommended, If you cannot schedule a Virtual Visit, please save your spot online at a designated testing center. This will save you time and help us safely prepare for you and other patients. Please note that same-day testing is not always gaurenteed. 

  3. Please check-in at the front desk prior to your estimated visit time, then return to your car or wait outside. If you’ve opted for SMS from us, our queuing system will text you when a provider is ready to see you inside! Otherwise, our staff will call you when it’s your turn to be seen.

Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 Testing

Q: Can I get tested for COVID-19 at your centers?

A: Yes, we currently offer rapid COVID-19 testing if clinically indicated after a Virtual Visit with a provider. Please note that same-day testing is not always gauranteed. 

Q: Can I walk in for the test?

A: Please schedule a Virtual Visit prior to coming into a center for a COVID-19 Evaluation. If clinically appropriate based on CDC and state guidelines, our provider will schedule you for an in-person rapid COVID-19 test at one of our centers. Please note that same-day testing is not always gaurenteed.

Q: Should I go to the ER if I have COVID-19 symptoms?

A: If your symptoms are severe (trouble breathing, chest pain, fainting, uncontrollable pain) and you feel like you need to be hospitalized, you should seek emergency care right away. However, if your symptoms are mild to moderate we are recommending you stay home to self-quarantine, while continuing to monitor symptoms.

Q: Do you offer on-site testing for businesses?

A: Yes, if you are an employer interested in on-site testing for your staff, learn more on our on-site testing page. 

Accredited Urgent Care Facility Committed to Care

Our California locations have been accredited by Urgent Care Association of America. The only program of its kind, this accreditation was awarded for GoHealth’s excellence in both certification and quality and safety standards. This accomplishment signifies our continued dedication to the patients we serve.

UCSF Health Affiliation Expands High-Quality Care Options

Since July 2017, Golden Gate Urgent Care has been affiliated with UCSF Health, providing convenient, local access to the latest technology and urgent care treatment options throughout the Bay Area. UCSF partners with best-in-class providers in an ongoing effort to meet patients' full spectrum of health needs.

Testimonials

Nathalie V. - California
I loved this office. Great service. Very clean facilities. The front staff, the nurse that assisted me and the doctor that attended to me were all very nice. The doctor was very informative and even gave me recommendations to a PCP as I am new to the area. I would definitely go back.
Customer rates GoHealth 100%
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J.C. - California
My experience was positive. I found medical staff friendly, compassionate and skilled. I was in and out with answers in a short amount of time. Thank you!
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Krissy S. - California
I always have an positive experience with their friendly and knowledgeable staff every time I visit here. Everything is efficient and you're always greeted when you walk through the door.
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Let's Get You Better

  • Bring in your family—services available to adults and children 6-months and older.
  • Access world-class care with our caring, licensed providers and the latest technology.
  • Save your spot online—we’re open 365 days a year, providing convenient same-day, evening, weekend and holiday care.
Non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses need immediate care, too. We cover:
  • Allergies
  • Animal or insect bites/stings (minor)
  • Back & neck pain
  • Blister, cyst & abscess
  • Broken bones & fractures
  • Bronchitis, chest colds & respiratory infection
  • Burns (minor)
  • Cough & Cold
  • Cuts & lacerations
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Earache
  • Fainting (ages 5-65)
  • Foreign body removal (e.g. ears, nose, eyes, foot)
  • Headache
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ingrown nail & nailbed care
  • Nose bleeds
  • Oral infection
  • Pink eye & eye infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison oak, ivy, & sumac
  • Rash & skin infection
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STD)
  • Sinus infections
  • Sore throat
  • Sports clearance exams
  • Sprains & strains
  • Stomach pain (minor)
  • TB testing
  • Urinary tract infection (UTIs)
  • Vaginal discomfort (no pap smear)
  • Vomiting & nausea
  • Wheezing
  • Wound care

Urgent Care Services

These healthcare services, among many others, are available at this center.

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Insurance Same-Day Pricing Licensed Providers Virtual Visit

Strep Tests with Results in 15 Min

We offer on-site rapid strep tests with results straight from our lab. Save your spot online or walk-in.

Save My Spot

National Antibiotics Awareness Month

Not all illnesses and infections require antibiotics. We promote safe antibiotic practices for all of our patients. 

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California Urgent Care Insurance

Insurance

Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care and all of its physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners are in-network participating providers with the following health plans:

  • AARP UnitedHealthCare
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Managed Medi-Cal
  • Asian American Medical Group
  • Blue Cross Federal
  • Blue Shield
  • Brown & Toland HMO plans
  • Canopy
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • ChoiceCare
  • Cigna HMO Brown & Toland
  • Cigna HMO Hill Physicians
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry/First Health
  • Covered CA
  • Golden Gate Restaurant Association
  • Health Plan of San Francisco
  • Health Plan of San Mateo (Peninsula locations only)
  • Hill Physicians Group
  • Humana
  • Jade Health Medical Group
  • Jewish Senior Plans
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal plan
  • Meritage Medical Network
  • Meritain Healthcare
  • Multiplan
  • Networks by Design
  • NMDP Be the Match
  • Rail Road Medicare
  • San Francisco Health Plan
  • Sequoia Physicians Network
  • TRICARE-West (TRICARE)
  • TriWest
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Western Health Advantage
  • Virtual Visits have zero cost to patients under most major insurance plans during the public health emergency. In-network insurances include: Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Health Plan San Mateo, Health Net, Humana, and UnitedHealthcare
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