Care That's World-Class
Health care on Galveston Island is world-class with a global impact. Vaccine development, burn care research, Ebola vaccine and treatment research, epilepsy care and tropical disease research are just a few of the areas where the University of Texas Medical Branch has garnered acclaim on a world stage. And 24-Hour Access for everything form minor sprains to major health emergencies has never been easier with West Isle Urgent Care and Hospitality Health ER.
Ebola vaccine and treatment research, epilepsy care and tropical disease research are just a few of the areas where the University of Texas Medical Branch has garnered acclaim on a world stage.
From the moment you enter Hospitality Health ER in Galveston, you’ll receive individual care delivered in their new modern facility. Owned and operated by a family of nurses, the Galveston ER is staffed with experienced ER-board-certified physicians.
Since 2007, West Isle Urgent Care been a convenient alternative to an emergency room for non-life threatening conditions. Directed by a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician, the clinic provides care for a wide variety of illnesses and injuries.
At 32 miles long and two-and-a-half miles wide, the island is surrounded with incredible history and unique beauty – and easy to get to and around. If you’re staying on the Seawall or in the Strand Historic District, you can easily explore the city by renting bikes, hopping an historic trolley, or hailing an Uber or taxi. Coming to or leaving the Island? There are a number of limo and bus services, as well as the free, 24-hour Galveston Island Ferry link to the Bolivar Peninsula.