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Urgent Care for Children provides pediatrics services, but not Emergency Care services. If your child is having potentially life-threatening illness or injury, call 911 or contact your nearest hospital emergency department for assistance.

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Valentine’s Day is almost here, which means it’s time to find the perfect sweet treats for the entire family to enjoy! While heart-shaped candies and cookies are okay in moderation, it’s important to ensure that your children maintain a healthy and balanced diet while celebrating.

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Spring may be just around the corner, but across the United States we’re entering the peak of flu season.We’ve already seen dozens of cases in both our Birmingham and Trussville clinics and anticipate even more as we move into February. 

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From classroom holiday parties to family trips, the winter season brings a number of fun activities for your children to enjoy. Coming down with a cold or even the flu? Not so much!

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The holidays are a joyous time of year meant for fun with the entire family, which is why it’s important to keep your little ones healthy all season long! Prevention is the number one way you can help lessen the likelihood of needing to visit us during the holidays, so we’ve put together a few steps you can take to help your kids fight off potential illness. 

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There are certain concerns about the flu vaccine that regularly emerge during consultations with patients and their families that may result in a child going unvaccinated. Here are some common misconceptions worthy of clearing up for the wellness of our pediatric patients.

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 Mosquitoes, biting flies, and tick bites can make children miserable. While most children have only mild reactions to insect bites, some children can become very sick.

One way to protect your child from biting insects is to use insect repellents. However, it’s important that insect repellents are used safely and correctly.

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The doctors at Urgent Care for Children were amazing! I will highly recommend them to my friends for their children!