Kids Blog

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 »

When Kids Choke

Responding to a Choking Emergency Although children under age four are most at risk for choking on food and small objects, youngsters in their middle years can choke too. A number of foods or other items (for instance, hot dogs, poorly chewed pieces of meat, grapes, raw carrots, hard candy, balloons, small toy parts) can… Read more »

Encouraging Your Kids to Be Active

11 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Be Physically Active Did you know? Only 1 in 3 children are physically active every day. Less than 50% of the time spent in sports practice, games, and physical education class involves moving enough to be considered physical activity. Children and teens spend more than 7 hours per… Read more »

COLD VS. FLU: DO YOU KNOW THE SYMPTOMS?

Flu Season is HERE! Do you know how to tell the difference between the common cold and influenza?  KidsStreet Urgent Care wants you to be prepared! Your nose is stuffy, your throat is scratchy, and your head is pounding. Is it a cold or the seasonal flu? Symptoms can overlap, so unless your doctor runs… Read more »