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A Healthy Habit to Help Decrease the Risk of Common Childhood Infections – Hand Washing!

National Handwashing Awareness Week (December 4-10, 2017) is a helpful reminder to decrease the risk of infection. As the holiday season approaches, we are surrounded by great food and the ones we love - and sometimes all of this togetherness can lead to passing around icky infections because of inattentive hand hygiene. Be sure to [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on A Healthy Habit to Help Decrease the Risk of Common Childhood Infections – Hand Washing!

Can Your Child Grow Out of Eczema?

Eczema is also known as atopic dermatitis. It is usually due to a genetic sensitive skin type that can be irritated easily by allergens in the environment. It manifests in a condition in which the skin is red, irritated, and dry. The reoccurring rash can get worse when children scratch or rub due to the [...]

By |November 21st, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Can Your Child Grow Out of Eczema?

NightVision Cheat Sheet – What to Bring and Know Before Coming to NightLight

When running out the door with a sick kiddo in one arm, parents are usually grabbing car keys with their free hand! Here's a cheat sheet of important items and information not to forget before rushing over to NightLight to ensure a smooth experience overall.   More than a clinic, we’re a beacon of healing [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on NightVision Cheat Sheet – What to Bring and Know Before Coming to NightLight

Healthy Back-to-School Tips

Dr. Chu, Medical Director of NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care Freshly sharpened pencils, notebooks full of pages ready to be filled with new ideas—back to school is a very exciting time for kids. For parents, this time of year can mean more than just gathering supplies and packing a lunch. Here are a few simple tips [...]

By |October 12th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Healthy Back-to-School Tips

Is the Flu Vaccine Safe for Pregnant Women?

You have made the decision to get the flu shot this year. Congratulations! Studies show that those who receive the flu vaccine have a higher chance of staying healthy during the flu season. This is an important choice, especially for mothers-to-be. The History of Vaccinations: Vaccines have eliminated or reduced a wide range of once-common [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Is the Flu Vaccine Safe for Pregnant Women?

NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care, Recognized by Inc. Magazine for the 4th Year in a Row, Opens Two New Clinics

HOUSTON — NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care, recognized by Inc. Magazine for the 4th year in a row as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation, opened two new after-hours pediatric urgent care clinic in Garden Oaks and Tanglewood these past two months, totaling seven clinics in its network throughout the Houston area. The [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|blog, news|Comments Off on NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care, Recognized by Inc. Magazine for the 4th Year in a Row, Opens Two New Clinics

NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care honored by U.S. Chamber of Commerce as Minority-Owned Business Achievement Award Winner

Finalists Recognized at Annual Small Business Summit HOUSTON — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care from Houston, Texas with the 2017 Minority Owned Business Achievement Award during its annual Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award Celebration, presented by MetLife. The annual awards ceremony celebrates the achievements of small businesses [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|news|Comments Off on NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care honored by U.S. Chamber of Commerce as Minority-Owned Business Achievement Award Winner

The #1 Secret To Success Women Entrepreneurs Need To Share

NightLight's CEO, Zawadi Gentles, tells her secret to success as an entrepreneur in Forbes. The most successful entrepreneurs don’t do it alone. That holds true for men and for women but particularly for women. Savvy entrepreneurs call on the talents of cofounders, professional advisors, mentors, investors, customers, friends and family. But success also comes from [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|news|Comments Off on The #1 Secret To Success Women Entrepreneurs Need To Share

Urgent vs. Emergent

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Care Having a sick or injured child means that you have a lot of choices to make: Is that cough just a cough or is it something more? Was that fall serious or just a boo-boo?  And if one of these scenarios happens after your pediatrician’s office is closed, the next [...]

By |June 29th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Urgent vs. Emergent

New Look, Same Light

If you’re seeing stars, don’t rub your eyes—it’s our new brand!  For over 10 years, NightLight has served our communities with comforting pediatric urgent care. We’ve grown from one location to six clinics (and counting!), bringing our special blend of high quality medical care, compassionate attention and a kid-friendly environment to communities throughout Houston. We’re [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|blog|Comments Off on New Look, Same Light