Parents will soon have a new option when their children get sick and their pediatrician is unavailable. Your Kid’s Urgent Care announces the opening of their fifth location and their first outside the state of Florida in Vestavia Hills, Ala. “You can’t plan when a child becomes ill or has an accident, but it’s often after hours,” said Michael Cibran, CEO of the company. “Your Kid’s Urgent Care seeks to bridge that gap by offering affordable, after-hours care to cut down on visits to the Emergency Room.”
According to Felicia Fortune, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Franchising for the company, their goal is to expand in Birmingham and the state over the next year. “We are building a national brand and will expand our footprint to more than 30 clinics in the U.S. over the next five years,” Fortune said. “We made the decision to move into Alabama after a careful analysis of the population, especially in Birmingham. There are many children from ages 0 to 21 in the area and a shortage of pediatric clinics that provide this service. In the past, parents had to take their children to the Emergency Room, visit an urgent care where there wasn’t a pediatrician on staff or wait until their child’s pediatrician office was open again.”
Your Kid’s Urgent Care will be open seven days a week, with weekday hours from 3:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. and weekend hours from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. “It’s important for children to be seen by a pediatric provider, so our office will be fully staffed with pediatricians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who will be caring for our patients,” said Derrol Dawkins, M.D. “We also send a full report of the child’s visit to their pediatrician so it can be added to their medical records.” Dawkins, together with Marquisha Jarmon, M.D., will serve as the medical directors of the Vestavia Hills office.
In addition, Your Kid’s Urgent Care is the only trusted pediatric urgent care franchise in the U.S. and is the first in Birmingham to offer virtual visits or telemedicine. “Our first clinic opened in Florida in 2007, and have a proven track record of the care we provide,” Jarmon said. “Not only do we have a full laboratory and X-ray facilities, but we also can see patients virtually through technology for minor issues such as a cold, skin rashes or a sinus infection.”
The office will accept most major insurance plans along with Medicaid and will be conveniently located at 790 Montgomery Highway, Suite 112. Your Kid’s Urgent Care is scheduled to open in early fall 2019.
About Your Kid’s Urgent Care:
Your Kid’s Urgent Care is an after-hours clinic providing exceptional care to infants, children and adolescents. You can turn to them when your child’s primary care physician’s office is inaccessible. Avoid the cost and hassle of the Emergency Room while enjoying their comfortable environment. For more information, visit the website at www.yourkidsurgentcare.com.
Your Kids Urgent Care is the only trusted pediatric urgent care franchise in the U.S. For franchise information, visit www.yourkidsurgentcarefranchise.com.