Birmingham Blog

Encouraging Your Kids to Be Active

11 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Be Active Did you know? Only 1 in 3 children are physically active every day. Less than 50% of the time spent in sports practice, games, and physical education class involves moving enough to be considered physical activity. Children and teens spend more than 7 hours per day… Read more »

Signs of Dehydration in Children

Be alert for the following warning signs of dehydration, and notify a pediatrician immediately if any of them develop.   Signs of Dehydration in  Children and Infants   Mild to Moderate Dehydration in Children: Plays less than usual Urinates less frequently (for infants, fewer than six wet diapers per day) Parched, dry mouth Fewer tears… Read more »

Food Allergy Symptoms

Did you know some of the most common foods such as dairy products, seafood, and kinds of wheat can cause your child to have an allergic reaction? These are called having a food allergy. There are several symptoms to be on the lookout for when trying to determine if your child is having an allergic reaction.  Signs of… Read more »

When to Call 911 or Emergency Services

When Your Child Needs Emergency Medical Services It is uncommon for children to become seriously ill with no warning. Depending on your child’s symptoms, you should usually contact a pediatrician or a pediatric urgent care, like KidsStreet Urgent Care for advice. Early prevention and treatment of symptoms can prevent an illness or injury from getting worse.… Read more »

Is Your Child Ready for Sports?

Sports readiness means that a child has the physical, mental, and social skills to meet the demands of the sport. It’s important to remember that children develop at different rates. Children are more likely to enjoy and succeed in sports when they have the physical, mental, and social skills required by the sport. Ages 2… Read more »

UCAOA Certification

  KIDSSTREET URGENT CARE RECEIVES CERTIFIED URGENT CARE DESIGNATION FROM THE URGENT CARE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 21, 2018 (Birmingham, Alabama) – KidsStreet Urgent Care, located in Hoover has received the Certified Urgent Care designation which distinguishes it as a true urgent care center. Certified Urgent Care indicates that KidsStreet Urgent Care… Read more »

Birmingham’s first urgent care for kids is NOW OPEN!

  Birmingham’s first urgent care for kids is now open in Pelham Late night pediatric urgent care open late 7 days week October 26, 2017 (Birmingham, Ala.) Birmingham’s first urgent care for kids is now open on Highway 31, next to Aldi near Valleydale Road. KidsStreet Urgent Care is a brand new, state-of-the-art urgent care staffed… Read more »