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 »

Ask Dr. Taylor: SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Testing

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The entire team at KidsStreet Family Care is encouraged by our patients’ desire to be informed. We’ve received a lot of great questions from you about SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Testing! Below our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Timothy Taylor addresses some specific questions that our community has been asking about COVID-19 antibody testing. I’m on the fence.… Read more »

Convenience…When You Need it Most

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We pride ourselves on being affordable, knowledgable, and community-driven. Another thing we take great pride in is KidsStreet’s convenience factor. We know that when life challenges you and times get tough, convenience counts. You Can Wait in Your Car When you’re not feeling well or the kiddos are sick, the last place you want to… Read more »

Safety First at KidsStreet

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Whether you’re visiting for a regular check-up, an urgent care visit, or COVID-19 testing, we want you to know that we put your health and safety first. We are welcoming all patients at MainStreet Family Care and KidsStreet Urgent Care. While our day-to-day lives have changed, we’re still doing what we’ve always done. We’re providing… Read more »

Is COVID-19 Testing Free?

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This post was updated to reflect recent changes in government and insurers’ policies to help patients seeking COVID-19 testing. Please check regularly for updates. Last revised March 20, 2022. We believe it’s important that patients have all the information. So we’re breaking down how COVID-19 testing is being covered. Keep in mind that policies regarding… Read more »

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 »