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    May Duck of the Month

    - by Melissa Bauman

    Our mascot, Dr. Duck, and his friends love comforting patients when they visit Urgent Care for Kids. Since Urgent Care for Kids opened, we use rubber ducks as a way to reward and show our appreciation for our “little ducklings.” When they leave our clinics, our patients get to hold onto these ducks to remind them Dr. Duck is always here to ensure a healthy future for them and their family. Each month, our patients and their families vote via social media for our next Duck of the Month. We are thrilled present our Mermaid Ducks as our May Duck…

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    Service Update: Sports Physicals Discount

    - by Melissa Bauman

    Spring has sprung, and so has the new sports season! Whether you need a physical for extracurricular activities, sports leagues, or school sports, run to our board-certified physicians/pediatric trained nurse practitioners to do the job. We offer sports physicals seven days a week, no appointments necessary. Why Your Child Needs a Physical: If your child is participating in a spring sport, it is likely they will need a sports physical as clearance to play during the season. Sports physicals are a safe way to assess if your child is healthy enough to participate. What to Expect: Although physical examinations tend…

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    Family Technology Safety with Sagiss

    - by Melissa Bauman

    Can you imagine a day without an internet connection? A computer? Your cell phone? Technology has gained a huge presence in our households and lives over the years, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Take the healthcare field for example. Never has a doctor been able to hold a consultation with their patient via video for minor illness until now. And thanks to services like TeleCare for Kids, patients and their families are able to connect with medical professionals when and where they need to when it matters the most. Technology is revolutionary! And just like every advancement comes…

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    April Duck of the Month

    - by Melissa Bauman

    Our mascot, Dr. Duck, and his friends love comforting patients when they visit Urgent Care for Kids. Since Urgent Care for Kids opened, we use rubber ducks as a way to reward and show our appreciation for our “little ducklings.” When they leave our clinics, our patients get to hold onto these ducks to remind them Dr. Duck is always here to ensure a healthy future for them and their family. Each month, our patients and their families vote via social media for our next Duck of the Month. We are thrilled present our Easter Ducks as our April Duck…

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    Spring into Classroom Health

    - by Melissa Bauman

    As your kiddos prepare to head back to school from spring break, beware of those pesky illnesses that come with being around their peers again. The rise in pollen and seasonal allergies aren’t helping either! And let’s not forget the flu, while on it’s downhill slide, is still out there. We sat down with Courtney Szudarski, a 5th and 6th grade teacher at Fairview Elementary, for tips on staying healthy during the school year. After all, your little one only needs to take home their homework and not the playground germs. Courtney Szudarski, a 5th and…

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    Meet Dr. Anirudh Saronwala, Supervising Pediatric Provider!

    - by Melissa Bauman

    It’s our mission to care for your children like they are our own, respect your time because it is limited, and offer quality care for you and your children when it matters most. Every team member at Urgent Care for Kids is invested in this goal and in providing the best customer service and pediatric urgent care – one of which is our supervising provider in Houston, Texas, Dr. Anirudh Saronwala. Read more to learn more about one of our pediatricians and what he has to say about the patient experience you and your family can receive at Urgent Care for…

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    March Duck of the Month

    - by Melissa Bauman

    Our mascot, Dr. Duck, and his friends love comforting patients when they visit Urgent Care for Kids. Since Urgent Care for Kids opened, we use rubber ducks as a way to reward and show our appreciation for our “little ducklings.” When they leave our clinics, our patients get to hold onto these ducks to remind them Dr. Duck is always here to ensure a healthy future for them and their family. Each month, our patients and their families vote via social media for our next Duck of the Month. We are thrilled present our Superhero Ducks as our March Duck…

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    Urgent Care for Kids closes on the purchase of Pediatric Urgent Care of Fort Worth’s Alliance clinic

    - by Melissa Bauman

    FORT WORTH, TX – Urgent Care for Kids acquires Pediatric Urgent Care of Fort Worth located at 3400 Texas Sage Trail effective March 1, 2018. This marks Urgent Care for Kids’ fifth Dallas-Forth Worth clinic venture and third addition to their north Texas portfolio in the last eight months. Urgent Care for Kids in Alliance is open from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends. “There are few urgent care options in today’s healthcare space specifically for children,” said Brian White, CEO of Urgent Care for Kids. “Urgent Care for Kids sufficiently fills this gap…

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    February Duck of the Month

    - by Melissa Bauman

    Our mascot, Dr. Duck, and his friends love comforting patients when they visit Urgent Care for Kids. Since Urgent Care for Kids opened, we use rubber ducks as a way to reward and show our appreciation for our “little ducklings.” When they leave our clinics, our patients get to hold onto these ducks to remind them Dr. Duck is always here to ensure a healthy future for them and their family. Each month, our patients and their families vote via social media for our next Duck of the Month. We are thrilled present our Valentine’s Ducks as our February Duck…

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    Why Urgent Care for Kids? Featuring VP of Operations Pamela Dean

    - by Melissa Bauman

    When you hear healthcare practices talk about a patient’s experience, what does that mean? At Urgent Care for Kids, we firmly believe our patient’s experience begins the moment you choose us for your child’s urgent care needs. It is shaped by every interaction you have with our staff and services. Simply put, the level of expertise and the attention and care we provide are equally important to the way it’s received. Our trained and accredited pediatricians, pediatric providers, and team members are truly invested in the health of your little ones. One of our team members sat down with us…

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    VirtualPediatrics

    - by Melissa Bauman

    In the 7 years that Urgent Care for Kids has been in business, we have been an industry leader in bringing pediatric specialized care to our patients at locations and times where few other suitable options existed. Our clinics have kept tens of thousands of children out of emergency rooms and adult clinics when they didn’t need to be there. While we have been very successful with our model, we have always been limited by the geography surrounding our clinics and have been unable to assist pediatric patients in the many parts of Texas where we don’t have a clinic.…

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    January Duck of the Month

    - by Melissa Bauman

    Our mascot, Dr. Duck, and his friends love comforting patients when they visit Urgent Care for Kids. Since Urgent Care for Kids opened, we use rubber ducks as a way to reward and show our appreciation for our “little ducklings.” When they leave our clinics, our patients get to hold onto these ducks to remind them Dr. Duck is always here to ensure a healthy future for them and their family. Each month, our patients and their families vote via social media for our next Duck of the Month. We are thrilled present our Nurse Ducks as our January Duck…

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    Urgent Care for Kids Invests in Telemedicine and Expansion Efforts

    - by Melissa Bauman

    Urgent Care for Kids Raises $6.35 Million in Series A Funding from Kayne NewRoad Ventures Fund II and Dozier Capital Partners, LLC This round of financing will be used primarily for new clinics and launching a pediatric telemedicine platform. Dallas-Fort-Worth, TX – Urgent Care for Kids, the premier pediatric urgent care provider in Texas and one of the top companies in this specialized field in the United States, today announced its $6.35-million round of Series A financing. The round is co-led by Kayne NewRoad Ventures Fund II (KNRV) and Dozier Capital Partners.   The funding will enable Urgent Care for…

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    Dr. Duck Cares – Food Bank Drive

    - by Melissa Bauman

    As we get ready to ring in the new year, our Urgent Care for Kids team has reflected upon what matters to us most. Family. This most recent holiday season has brought the importance of family and community to front of mind, and we as an organization want to echo this into 2018. That is why we are hosting a food drive for the North Texas Food Bank and Houston Regional Food Back until January 18! These organizations are right in our DFW and Houston backyards, and we want to make a meaningful impact in the communities we care so deeply…

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    OPEN for Christmas and New Year’s

    - by Melissa Bauman

    At Urgent Care for Kids, it’s our mission to care for your children like they are our own and provide quality care for your family when you need it the most. That’s why we are open every day of the year. We will be open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Should your child require urgent care attention, don’t hesitate to utilize our easy online check-in feature so you can get back to what matters, spending time with family. Happy Holidays from our family to yours! Urgent Care for Kids has four Dallas-Fort Worth…

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    Dr. Duck’s Favorite Christmas Crafts

    - by Melissa Bauman

    This time of the year brings about so much happiness and many fond memories. Quality time spent with family, delicious food and wonderful presents – the list of our favorite things goes on! In between the holiday season prepping and excitement, one way to make the most of down time during winter break with your little ones is an arts and crafts project. Who knew kiddos (and adults) could be such DIYers! Here are a few of Dr. Duck’s favorite holiday crafts that never go out of style. Hand Print Snowmen This is a super cute, fun and easy way…

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    December Duck of the Month

    - by Melissa Bauman

    Our mascot, Dr. Duck, and his friends love comforting patients when they visit Urgent Care for Kids. Since Urgent Care for Kids opened, we use rubber ducks as a way to reward and show our appreciation for our “little ducklings.” When they leave our clinics, our patients get to hold onto these ducks to remind them Dr. Duck is always here to ensure a healthy future for them and their family. Each month, our patients and their families vote via social media for our next Duck of the Month. Gingerbread Ducks, Penguin Ducks and Reindeer Ducks were among the few,…

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    Open for Thanksgiving and Black Friday

    - by Melissa Bauman

    At Urgent Care for Kids, it’s our mission to care for your children like they are our own and provide quality care for your family when you need it the most. That’s why we are open every day of the year. We will be open Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Should your child require urgent care attention, don’t hesitate to utilize our easy online check-in feature so you can get back to what matters, spending time with family. Happy Holidays from our family to yours! Urgent Care for Kids has four Dallas-Fort Worth locations…

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    Urgent Care for Kids Opens 10th Clinic in Texas

    - by Melissa Bauman

    ALLEN, TX – Urgent Care for Kids opens its fourth Dallas-Fort Worth clinic in Allen, Texas effective November 15, 2017. Urgent Care for Kids in Allen is located at 919 Medical Drive in Allen and is open from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends. “Our goal is to help families avoid the high costs of emergency room visits for urgent needs and ensure that their children are treated by providers specializing in pediatrics,” said Brian White, CEO of Urgent Care for Kids. Urgent Care for Kids accepts all forms of insurance,…

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    How to Stop a Bully

    - by Melissa Bauman

    It’s the classic scenario that plagues playgrounds, classrooms and just about everywhere – the bully. Even adults can think back to our grade school days and remember that mean kid who would humiliate others or even become violent. And technology nowadays makes it too easy for kids to take the taunting online creating hurtful, cyber nightmares. What provokes these kids? What do their parents have to say? If your child is getting the brunt of a toxic, bully situation, these questions have probably left you more baffled and upset than not. One thing is for sure, and that is bullying…