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Getting a Flu Vaccine During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A nurse giving a little boy a shot as he sits in the doctors office on an examining table.

This year there are more questions than usual surrounding the flu vaccine. Please read carefully to ensure you have all the information you need. Flu vaccines are available at MainStreet Family Care & KidsStreet Urgent Care beginning Monday, September 14th. Please use our contactless registration system to pre-register for your flu vaccine. When is the… Read more »

How Do I Get a Rapid COVID-19 Test?

Coronavirus COVID-19 diagnostics. Doctor wearing full antiviral protective gear  making nasal swab test for patient. Flat vector illustration.

How do you get a rapid COVID-19 test? We wish we could provide a simple answer. However, with patient volumes and testing at their max throughout Alabama, clinics are busy and there are long wait times. As a result, we’ve developed a contactless registration system for MainStreet and KidsStreet clinics. It does require a wait,… Read more »

COVID-19 Rapid Swab Test Questions and Answers

Doctor's hands in protection gloves taking swab from his patient's nose for the coronavirus test

KidsStreet Urgent Care is pleased to now offer a rapid COVID-19 swab test at all MainStreet and KidsStreet clinics throughout Alabama. We are excited to help you get the results you need as soon as possible. As with other forms of COVID-19 testing, we wanted to provide as much information as possible so that you… Read more »

Summertime Safety: Fireworks

Fourth of July celebrations, outdoors

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, swimming, and, when it comes to July 4th, fireworks! Along with the splashing and sparklers come plenty of visits to urgent care, especially during July. There’s no school and lots of families are gathering for cookouts and hangouts near the water. So what are some ways you can keep your… Read more »

Summertime Safety: Bug Bites

close up of a red mosquito bite on a person's arm, rubbing and scratching it outdoor in the park.

Practicing sun safety during the hottest months of the year comes pretty naturally. However, some of us neglect to practice bug safety. “Bug safety” may sound silly, but it’s easy to forget how dangerous insect bites can be–especially during the summertime when we’re all enjoying the outdoors. Here are some things to keep in mind… Read more »