KidsStreet Urgent Care Blog

Contactless Registration at KidsStreet

What is web registration?  KidsStreet’s web registration system allows you to register with your smartphone (contactless registration!) from the comfort of your vehicle.  This registration also allows you to wait inside your vehicle. Last, the system will let you know how you are progressing in line so you can gauge when you might be called in.     How does it… 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 system for MainStreet and KidsStreet clinics. It does require a wait, but please… 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 »

What Families are Missing Most

A mother stands with her daughter, visiting senior parents but observing social distancing with a glass door between them. The granddaughter puts her hand up to the glass, the grandfather and grandmother doing the same. A small connection in a time of separation during the Covid-19 pandemic.

One thing many families are missing the most during the COVID-19 pandemic is EACH OTHER. Now that restrictions have been lifted and businesses are reopening, many families are coming together again and visiting with grandparents. Complete self-isolation is the only way to currently avoid getting ill. But many of us desperately need to connect with… Read more »

COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured Patients

We are thrilled that the Department of Human Health Services (HHS) has launched a program to reimburse healthcare providers and laboratories for providing COVID-19 testing to uninsured patients. This program will allow us to extend COVID-19 testing to patients without insurance. KidsStreet’s participation in the Uninsured Patient Program will be available for patients seen on… Read more »