Kids Urgent Care Blog

What You Need to Know About Strep Throat

Strep throat is a common childhood illness. It is the result of an infection by a bacteria known as Streptococcus. There are several various forms of the bacteria, but the two main types are group A Streptococcus and group B Streptococcus. Strep bacteria pass from one person to another when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or touches another person… Read more »

FAMILY SPOTLIGHT Spring Kane, Medical Assistant

For this edition of KidsStreet Urgent Care Spotlight, we sat down with our Medical Assistant, Spring Kane!    Spring joined our KidsStreet family in  April of 2018 as a medical assistant and Dr. Wags!  Spring has been married to her husband Jeremy for 14 years. They have an 11-year-old son.    What’s your favorite memory so… Read more »

Family Spotlight: Dr. Richard Wags, KidsStreet Urgent Care’s Mascot

Dr. Richard Wags is MainStreet Family Urgent Care’s favorite canine companion and company mascot! This month we are focusing our Family Spotlight on our company mascot, Dr. Wags. Born in Dogtown, Alabama, our  KidsStreet Family found Dr. Wags as a young pup with a talent for making kids smile! We took him into our Family… Read more »

Preventing Sickness at School

The average American child has six to 10 colds a year. In fact, children’s colds cause more doctor visits and missed school days than any other illness.   Here are 10 ways to help protect your child from germs and illness at school. Know How and When to Wash Hands: Children often don’t wash their hands often enough or… 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 »

10 TIPS FOR PREVENTING SPORTS INJURIES IN KIDS AND TEENS

Young athletes today are bigger and stronger, and they push themselves harder than ever before. With sports camps and more structured activities, kids today are increasingly likely to play their chosen sport year-round. But more time on the field brings a greater risk of experiencing sports-related injuries, including ACL and meniscus injuries in the knee,… Read more »

SEASONAL ALLERGIES: 4 ROUTES TO RELIEF

Seasonal Allergies Treated at KidsStree  Urgent Care Seasonal allergies are a pain in the nose. Don’t suffer from pollen. Come see the friendly staff at KidStreet Urgent Care today! Ah, spring. The perfect time to get outside for long walks in the neighborhood, hikes in the hills, and springtime gardening. But that “ah” can quickly become… 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 Mobile has received the Certified Urgent Care designation which distinguishes it as a true urgent care center. Certified Urgent Care indicates that KidsStreet Urgent Care has… Read more »

FAMILY SPOTLIGHT: Diandra Morrissett

For this edition of KidsStreet’s Family Spotlight, we sat down with one of our medical assistants, Diandra A. Morrissett!  Dee is from Stockton, Alabama and a mother to Joel(5) ad Christian (3).  In her free time, she loves to shop, be outside, and spend time with her children.  Dee has been apart of KidStreet since November… Read more »