KidsStreet Urgent Care Blog

Urgent Care’s Role in Treating Seasonal Allergies

Each year 50 million people go to war. The enemy? ALLERGENS. The human body is constantly defending itself from these attacks. Dust, mold, and pollen wage war by eliciting very unpleasant reactions within the body. Allergy victims suffer through watery eyes, sneezing, headaches,  congestion and much more. What is an allergy? One of the marvels… Read more »

Hand Washing 101

Hand washing is by far the best way to keep kids from getting sick and prevent the spread of germs. As early as possible, get your child into the habit of washing her hands often and thoroughly.   1. When To Wash: After playing outside After touching animals After using the bathroom Before eating or touching food After blowing… Read more »

Kids and Broken Bones

Children and Broken Bones How can I tell if my child has broken a bone? Although the term fracture may sound serious, it is just another name for a broken bone. As you probably remember from your own childhood, fractures are very common. In fact, they are the fourth most common injury among children under age… 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 »

When to Call 911

When Your Child Needs Emergency Medical Services It is uncommon for children to become seriously ill with no warning. Depending on your child’s symptoms, you should usually contact a pediatrician or a pediatric urgent care, like KidsStreet Urgent Care for advice. Early prevention recognition and treatment of symptoms can prevent an illness or injury from getting… 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 »

Family Spotlight: Dr. Timbo Taylor

Family Spotlight: Dr. Timbo Taylor Medical Director Dr. Taylor was one of the first to join the MainStreet Family as our company grew from the ground up. After graduating from the University of Mississippi, Dr. Taylor completed a residency program at the University of Arkansas. Upon returning to the South, Dr. Taylor spent several years… 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 »