KidsStreet Urgent Care Blog

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

This article was last edited 5:41 am on April 28, 2020. This post is for the many people in our community who are wondering about the coronavirus and what it means for Alabama. We want to make the current information readily available to you. Here’s what you need to know about coronavirus. What is coronavirus?… Read more »

COVID-19 Antibody Blood Test Questions and Answers

These days, we all have Coronavirus questions that desperately need to be answered. We’ve provided some helpful COVID-19 antibody blood test questions and answers that might make life a little easier. The newest development in testing is the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) antibody blood test. These tests will tell you if you HAD Coronavirus. How does the… Read more »

Explaining COVID-19 to Our Kids

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How do we begin explaining COVID-19 to our kids? Coronavirus is all people are talking about these days. Parents are concerned. We’re worried about our friends, family, and the impact this will have on our children. While we’re doing the best we can, sometimes it’s helpful to have ways we can reassure our children and… Read more »

Help Your Child Get a Solid Night’s Sleep

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We all want our children to get a solid night’s sleep. After safety and nutrition, how much sleep a child gets is at the top of every parent’s list. The amount your child needs varies by age: Toddlers need 11 to 14 hours, while preteens and teens require 8 to 10 hours. Following a well-rehearsed bedtime… Read more »

Fight the Flu

Female doctor puts a bandage on teenage girl's arm after receiving immunization.

Flu season is just around the corner! We can minimize the impact of flu and improve the overall health of our families and our communities. We’ve written this blog to share the health risks that come with the flu and the benefits of getting a flu shot. This is the time to fight the flu… Read more »

4 Things You Should Know About ALL Kids

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KidsStreet Urgent Care and MainStreet Family Care clinics are proud to accept ALL Kids and Medicaid patients! As the largest program providing medical and health-related services to children, families, and individuals in need, Medicaid can be difficult to navigate. We’re here to tell you that navigating medicaid is about to get easier. Here are 4… Read more »

UTI in Children

What is a UTI or Urinary Tract Infection? Roughly 8% of girls and about 2% of boys will be diagnosed with a UTI before they turn 5. This means parents need to know what it is, how to identify it, and when to treat it.  A Urinary Tract Infection is exactly what it sounds like,… Read more »