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6 Tips for Taking Your Child’s Temperature

Is your child’s forehead feeling warm? Are they showing signs of illness? If so, it may be time to take their temperature. But what’s the best way to do that? Here are a few tips: Have a thermometer before you need it. Don’t wait until your child is showing signs of illness to run to [...]

By |June 10th, 2016|blog|

Zika Virus Fears Continues to Dominate Health News

As busy parents, there is a lot to do on any given day, and we realize that keeping up with the latest health news takes time. That’s why we periodically bring you news to keep your family healthy. Here are some of the stories we think you should know. Zika is still in the news [...]

By |June 2nd, 2016|blog|

Fever can cause alarm for even seasoned parents. Though a fever itself doesn’t generally cause harm, it can be a sign of something bigger going on in your child, like an infection or a virus. When your child has a fever, as a parent, you just want them to feel better. Keep them hydrated with [...]

By |May 23rd, 2016|blog|

Urgency or Emergency? Tips For Visiting Urgent Care in Houston

NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care Provides Immediate Care for Non-Life Threatening Illnesses and Injuries (HOUSTON, TX) – In a sea of health care options, urgent care continues to emerge as a growing alternative to primary care physicians and emergency rooms. But while health issues themselves cause anxiety for patients, deciding where to go for care when [...]

By |May 15th, 2016|news|

Happy Mother’s Day!

To all the wonderful mothers who care for us and makes sure those bo bo's don't hurt so much. Happy Mother's Day!

By |May 8th, 2016|blog|

May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month!

May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month, so we want to do our part to help educate our community about urgent care. Urgent care is a type of walk-in medical facility that can handle ailments and injuries that need immediate care. It is separate from a hospital or emergency room, and often less expensive. You [...]

By |May 6th, 2016|blog|

Health News Roundup

There is always so much in the news about health and we want to stay in-the-know so we can provide the best care for our children and yours. We know you want to do the same for your children, so we have gathered some of the latest stories that got our attention. Here are some [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|blog|

What You Need to Know about Viruses

Your child wakes you up in the middle of the night with a fever; you worry that your child has an infection so you schedule an appointment to make sure. You are told that your child has a virus. Is that good or bad? Is it an infection or not? There are two main causes [...]

By |April 22nd, 2016|blog|

How and IF to Use Cough Medicine

The American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend cough medications for children under six years of age. Children over one year of age can take honey or age appropriate honey based preparations for their cough. REMEMBER: cough is your body’s mechanism for clearing and keeping clear your child’s airway. As a result suppression of your [...]

By |April 11th, 2016|blog|

5 Things to Bring With You to Pediatric Urgent Care

Wondering what to bring with you when you come to one of our pediatric urgent care facilities? Here are the things we recommend: 1. Photo ID or proof of guardianship—The child must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian, so bring identification. If anyone other than legal guardian is accompanying your child, they must [...]

By |March 25th, 2016|blog|