Kids Urgent Care Blog

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 »

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 »

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 »

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, illness, and sickness at school. Know How and When to Wash Hands: Children often don’t wash their hands often enough… 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 KidsStreet  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 »

Mobile’s first urgent care for kids is now open!

  AFTER-HOURS PEDIATRIC URGENT CARE NOW OPEN IN MOBILE The Mobile community came out to attend the ribbon cutting of a new facility on December 4th. The facility features two urgent cares in one building.  The dual clinic is located in front of Winn-Dixie on Grelot Road. They have a pediatrician on-site seven days a… Read more »