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May 18, 2020

Antibody vs. Molecular Testing

We offer COVID-19 testing and antibody testing. To help answer questions related to these tests visit our site. Click to find out more about these tests.

February 17, 2020

Q & A: Antibody Test

The antibody test detects whether a patient has any evidence of a previous COVID-19 infection. The test consists of obtaining a blood draw from the patient and then testing the blood to determine its antibody response to the infection.

September 6, 2017

Locations

After Hours Pediatrics has multiple convenient locations near Tampa and South Florida. Find your nearest pediatric urgent care location!

May 25, 2018

DO – Tylenol vs Motrin: Guidelines and Good Practices

When our children have fever or pain, we naturally want to make them feel better. Tender loving care can go a long way, but sometimes we need a little help from medications.

September 6, 2017

About

Our board-certified pediatric care specialists provide only the highest quality urgent care for your family. Learn more about After Hours Pediatrics here!

December 18, 2019

DO – Your Child and the Flu

Flu season has arrived early, and we are seeing increasing numbers of children with the flu. As of December 2019, there are three actively circulating strains of the flu. Influenza type B is most common right now, in December, but Influenza type A, which tends to make people sicker, is expected to overtake Flu B soon.

December 31, 2018

DO – Children and Fevers: What You Should Know

Fever is the body’s natural immune system response to infection. Perhaps its goal is to raise the temperature of the body to create an environment that’s inhospitable to unwanted visitors.

April 21, 2020

Home

After Hours Pediatrics urgent care is open late every day. We have multiple convenient locations serving Tampa Bay & South Florida. No appointment necessary. Stop in today!

May 9, 2019

DO – How Can I Protect My Child from Measles?

With measles outbreaks happening in our region, parents are wondering what they can do to better protect their children from contracting this infectious disease. Here's what you need to know.

July 23, 2018

DO – Avoid the ‘back-to-school plague’

On average, elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year, according to the CDC. Here's how you can protect your child from the 'back-to-school plague'.

June 27, 2017

New Process Makes It Easier to Practice in Multiple States

The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact streamlines physician licensure across state lines, expediting the ability to practice in multiple states.

May 17, 2018

DO – Environmental and Seasonal Allergies

What causes allergies? Are we born with allergies, or do we develop them as we grow? These questions and more answered here!

May 18, 2020

Patient Safety

Click here to see our commitment to your safety in action from cleaning and disinfecting, to staff and providers in masks, and a new screening process.

July 25, 2018

DO – Preparing Your Child for a Healthy School Year

Summer is coming to an end and it’s time to begin preparing to send our kids back to school. As you’re buying supplies and school clothes, it’s also important to prepare your child for a healthy school year.

May 23, 2018

DO – Flu Season Is Here

What you need to know about the flu in kids: the flu vaccine, flu symptoms, and treatment options for children. Read more!

February 17, 2020

What to Bring to Your Visit

When you’re in a situation where your child needs urgent care, it can be hard to remember what’s important to bring with you to your urgent care visit. Here is a list of items to help your visit to After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care go as smoothly as possible.

December 31, 2018

DO – Preparing Your Child for a Healthy New Year

What better New Year’s resolution than to help prepare your child to be healthy in the New Year! Here are some important factors:

October 21, 2019

DO – Use Antibiotics Wisely

There is a lot of misinformation among the public about infections and antibiotics. At After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care, we are focused on antibiotic stewardship. Our goal is to teach families to use antibiotics wisely to help maximize effectiveness as well as decrease complications related to indiscriminate antibiotic use.

May 18, 2020

COVID-19

Visit this page to learn more about coronavirus related to kids, our screening process, and how we are taking extra precautions to ensure your health and safety.

June 29, 2018

DO – Norovirus

Norovirus, like other viruses that cause vomiting and/or diarrhea, is very contagious to both children and adults. Very small children should be kept away from others with those symptoms.

May 25, 2018

DO – Summer Safety

A major advantage of living in Florida is being able to enjoy the summer-like weather all year around. With summer weather comes summer health risks. Here are some summer safety tips for kids and parents.

September 5, 2019

DO – Stitches vs. Staples: Which Does My Child Need?

Kids love to play. Between playgrounds, sports fields and the ins and outs of everyday activities, bumps, cuts and scrapes can happen. Every once in a while, medical attention is needed. Here are some common questions we get from parents about cuts, scrapes and scratches.

September 5, 2019

DO – My Child Got a Cut: Does He Need a Tetanus Shot?

Your child may need a tetanus shot update if he or she gets a cut or open wound. Check your child’s vaccination records to know when he or she last received a tetanus shot and follow these guidelines:

August 5, 2019

First Day of Preschool Tips

The first day of preschool can be an exciting and emotional time for both parents and children. There are things you can do to make the transition go smoothly. We asked preschool teachers for their best advice to help parents prepare their children – and themselves – for the first day of preschool.

May 23, 2018

DO – Flu Outbreak 2018

Follow these seven important points about proper medical care and flu prevention practices for children in flu season. Read more!

June 4, 2020

How to Hold My Spot in Line

You can now select Hold My Spot In Line on our website, so you and your family can wait at home – or wherever you are most comfortable – until your estimated visit time.

March 26, 2019

DO – Medical Director Q & A: All About Allergies

It can be very difficult to distinguish allergies from a viral cold, as both can cause coughing, sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, headaches and even red teary eyes.

May 25, 2018

DO – Tips for Taming Seasonal Allergies

Hay fever is no fun for parents or children. Here are 16 tips for parents to help keep your child's seasonal allergies in check.

August 15, 2017

CME Category I Requirements for Licensed Physicians

CME Category I demands a course or activity meet the standards of an organization that specializes in measuring CME participation.

August 5, 2019

DO – Preparing for 2019 Flu Season – What You Should Know

Believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking about flu season. Many health-care providers begin offering the flu shot as early as August. It may seem like flu season just ended, and that’s because last year’s flu season peaked late - in March vs. the typical December/January peak. In 2018, we even saw flu cases as late as early May.

September 11, 2018

DO – Measles in Florida

Children's immune systems are much more vulnerable, and they can contract measles from anyone who is carrying the illness. Learn More!

February 13, 2019

DO – Flu is here, but not like last year

The good news for this year's flu season is it’s much milder than last year. That’s because the predominant Flu A strain is H1N1, as opposed to last year's H3N2, which is notorious for being more severe.

February 9, 2018

Resources

Find information on pediatric concerns and treatments on our resources page. After Hours Pediatrics is open late every day. Stop in today!

March 26, 2019

DO – Medical Director Q & A: All About Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease of both children and adults that can start at any point in a person's life.

May 25, 2018

DO – Backpack Safety

Carrying too much weight in a backpack or wearing it the wrong way can lead to unnecessary pain and strain for your child. Here are some more backpack safety tips for kids!

May 25, 2018

DO – Sinus Infection Fact Sheet

Sinusitis means infection and inflammation of the sinus cavities. The infections can be viral or bacterial and often follow colds or attacks of allergies. Read more!

September 6, 2017

Insurance

After Hours Pediatrics accepts most major insurances. Take a look at the list below, or call your nearest location to verify your insurance.

September 10, 2019

DO – Must-knows about the Flu!

With flu season quickly approaching, flu myths can circulate as quickly as the virus itself. 

June 11, 2018

DO – The Heat is On

Extreme heat can cause children to become sick from dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Here is what you need to know to protect your children from the potential health effects of extreme heat.

May 27, 2020

DO – How We Start Our Shift

Sneak peek of how we start our shift by cleaning the site before we see patients.

May 22, 2020

DO – How to Wash Your Hands

How to teach your kids how to wash their hands properly to prevent the spread of germs.

September 24, 2018

Holiday Card Drawing Contest 2019

Our annual Holiday Card Drawing Contest is back! If your child is between ages 5 and 12, and lovesto draw, they could create After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care’s holiday greeting card this year! This year’s theme is: “Wintertime in Florida!”

September 24, 2018

Holiday Card Drawing Contest 2019 Email

Our annual Holiday Card Drawing Contest is back! If your child is between ages 5 and 12, and lovesto draw, they could create After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care’s holiday greeting card this year! This year’s theme is: “Wintertime in Florida!”

September 24, 2018

Holiday Card Drawing Contest 2019 FB

Our annual Holiday Card Drawing Contest is back! If your child is between ages 5 and 12, and lovesto draw, they could create After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care’s holiday greeting card this year! This year’s theme is: “Wintertime in Florida!”

July 20, 2017

How the REAL ID Act Affects Locums Travel

As a locum tenens provider, the REAL ID Act can impact your travel plans. D&Y’s will closely work with you to complete locum tenens travel arrangements.

May 25, 2018

DO – Pediatric Care in the Wake of Hurricanes

After a severe storm or hurricane, there are common pediatric complaints seen in emergency departments as a result of the weather. Here's how to identify and treat them.

May 25, 2018

DO – Vomiting in Children: What to Look for and How to Respond

Children who are ill should stay home from daycare and school until they've had no fever, vomiting or diarrhea for 24 hours.

August 1, 2019

Tylenol and Motrin Dosage Chart

When giving your child medicine athome, be sure you know the right dose.

May 24, 2018

MS – Teaching Children Kindness

Raising kids is HARD. It’s exhausting and frustrating and overwhelming. There are of course challenges that come with every age and stage, from terrible twos to teens breaking curfews. Read more on our MomSense blog.

January 18, 2019

DO – RSV

According to the CDC, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common respiratory virus that can affect people of all ages. In older children and adults, it causes mostly upper respiratory symptoms, but it can cause a serious infection in the lungs among infants and adults with serious underlying medical problems.

February 13, 2017

Top Resume Mistakes in Healthcare

No matter where you are in your career progression you need to be sure that your resume is strong if you want to continue to advance. Learn more here.

May 25, 2018

DO – Protecting Your Family Against Zika

The threat of Zika has been dominating the headlines, and it’s important to know the facts so you can protect yourself and your family.

March 7, 2019

MS – Tooth Fairy

We always hope to do our best to protect our children from heartache. Read more on our MomSense blog. Relatable and humorous, it's written by a real parent like you.

May 25, 2018

DO – Respiratory Illness is on the Rise this Time of Year, Prevention is Key

As we move into the fall season, we will inevitably see an increase in respiratory illnesses in children. Here's how to protect your child from URIs.

May 23, 2018

MS – Teaching Kids Responsibility

Like all things that come with parenting, teaching kids responsibility requires consistency; and as all parents know, consistency is exhausting! Read more on our MomSense blog.

August 27, 2019

Tylenol and Motrin Dosage Chart Mac Kids

When giving your child medicine athome, be sure you know the right dose.

August 13, 2019

Tylenol and Motrin Dosage Chart FB

When giving your child medicine athome, be sure you know the right dose.

August 16, 2019

Tylenol and Motrin Dosage Chart South Florida Ad

When giving your child medicine athome, be sure you know the right dose.

February 17, 2020

Know the Basics

Coronavirus is not a new virus; however, the current strain is new, called the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Coronavirus was originally thought to be an animal-to-animal transmitted virus, but it is now transmitted between humans via infected secretions, such as respiratory and nasal.

June 7, 2018

DO – Protection from Tickborne Diseases

As we move into the warmer summer months, we face the increased threat of ticks and the diseases they carry. Here are 9 tips to keep your child tick-free.

August 20, 2019

Tylenol and Motrin Dosage Chart Google AdWords

When giving your child medicine athome, be sure you know the right dose.

May 24, 2018

MS – Raising Grateful Kids

We must teach our children to be grateful for each of their blessings; to not feel entitled to everything they may want, but rather to be grateful for what they’ve earned. Enjoy our MomSense blog.

May 24, 2018

MS – Kids Hear the Darndest Things

I’ve written before about kids saying the darndest things, which got me thinking: where do those little words come from?  Kids are sponges, and they’re ALWAYS listening!

February 13, 2017

Quality Locum Engagements Are a Two-Way Street

Healthcare organizations prioritized physician quality as the most important factor when the need arose for locum tenens coverage.

February 13, 2017

Look for These Hiring Tricks When Job Hunting

In a competitive job market, it’s important to be aware of what employers are looking for when hiring. HR and hiring managers receive with resumes daily

May 24, 2018

MS – Smiles and Joy

We want our children to experience the best in life, to fit in, to succeed. We want our children to know joy. Enjoy our MomSense blog.

September 5, 2019

MS – Hand-me-down shoes

When my son was young, I would often receive hand-me-downs from friends with older boys, and many times, shoes filled the bags.

February 10, 2020

MS – Parenting and Nagging

Is there such a thing as parenting too much? Lately, I’ve come to believe that there is; and mostly because I’ll drive myself crazy if I don’t put a stop to it once in a while.

May 24, 2018

MS – Love and Embarrassment

There are emotions that are first experienced when you become a parent. Unconditional love is the main one that comes to mind.  

May 23, 2018

DO – It’s Flu Season Halftime. Here’s What to Expect

Flu symptoms can vary widely. Some people describe their symptoms as a cold, while others feel like they have been hit by a truck.

September 5, 2019

DO – Is My Child’s Cut Infected?

Here are some indicators that your child’s cut may be infected. If you notice any of these signs, you should see your child’s doctor immediately:

May 24, 2018

MS – To Play or Not to Play

The best I can do is to do my best to balance my children’s desires with my life’s expectations. Read more on our MomSense blog.

February 13, 2017

Tennessee Facility

This Tennessee facility was without a formal hospital medicine program and had a critical need for inpatient coverage while finalizing a staffing contract.

November 14, 2018

MS – Little Personalities

Isn’t it amazing how you can identify your little ones’ personalities from such a young age? Enjoy our MomSense blog. Relatable and humorous, it's written by a real parent like you.

September 5, 2019

DO – What is the Difference between a Cut and a Scratch?

A cut or laceration penetrates the skin, which is about 1/8 inch (3 mm) thick. Cuts that gape with or without movement may need closure to prevent scarring.

February 13, 2017

California Anesthesia Start-up

D&Y was tapped to provide coverage for this California Anesthesia start-up to ensure our client would be competitive in the marketplace.

May 24, 2018

MS – Same Stuff. Different Coast.

Sometimes I say to myself, “What is wrong with me? Why are my kids the only ones acting this way?” The tantrums, the talking back, the everyday stuff. Enjoy our MomSense blog.

February 13, 2017

2017 Expense Report – Non-Hospitalist

If you are a non-hospitalist provider, download this form to track expenses. Please fax completed expense report along with work log.

May 24, 2018

MS – Small Victories

Sometimes the smallest parenting successes can seem like major victories. Enjoy our MomSense blog. Relatable and humorous, it's written by a real parent like you.

February 13, 2017

Direct Deposit Authorization Agreement

Fill out this form to authorize direct deposit transactions. A voided check must be attached to ensure accuracy. Fax or email to Provider Pay Coordinator.

February 13, 2017

Georgia Client

Our Georgia client was experiencing a physician shortage due to unprecedented growth and an unusually high percentage of resignations.

May 1, 2018

Pay My Bill

Pay your bill for After Hours Pediatrics urgent care. After Hours Pediatrics is an urgent care for children serving Tampa Bay and South Florida.

May 17, 2018

MS – Sand

What is it with kids bringing home sand from school? I dump out literally pounds of sand from my daughter’s shoes at the end of each school day. Enjoy our MomSense blog.

May 24, 2018

MS – Back to School

Many parents scramble during summertime to arrange for child care and activities to stimulate their children through the summer months, when academics take a back seat to mindless play.

February 9, 2018

FAQs

Want to know more about pediatric care or After Hours Pediatrics? Check out our FAQ page here! Contact us for additional information.

May 6, 2019

MS – Finding Moments of Gratitude

It seems that life is busier than ever: scheduling in phone calls while driving in the car; feeling relieved that I have a box of mac n’ cheese stocked in the pantry for dinner; working at night after putting the kids down so I’m not overwhelmed the next day…and the list goes on.

February 13, 2017

Arkansas-Based Health System

D&Y’s experienced recruitment team tapped the resources of our extensive physician network to help the Arkansas-Based Health System.

February 13, 2017

Arkansas Facility

This Arkansas facility turned to D&Y when the emergency medicine management group that was providing EM support gave 30 days’ notice they were pulling out.

January 21, 2019

MS – Perspective is Everything

“Perspective is everything” isn’t just a cliched expression. It’s our natural inclination to complain when things don’t go the easiest way for us. Enjoy our MomSense blog. Relatable and humorous, it's written by a real parent like you.

May 24, 2018

MS – My Messy Home

If I didn’t know any better, I’d think I should file an insurance claim because either a tornado or a robber has ripped through my home. Visit our MomSense blog for more.

May 24, 2018

MS – Everything is Relative

“Everything is relative”, they always say. And this rings truer with raising my children than with anything else in my life. Read more here!

February 14, 2017

Contact

Contact our team for information about our services, hours, locations, and more. Visit now for pediatric walk-in care - no appointment necessary!

May 24, 2018

MS – Saying No

One of the most exhausting things about parenting is consistency, namely repeatedly saying “No.” Enjoy our MomSense blog.

February 13, 2017

Florida Facilities

D&Y was presented with the opportunity to staff two Florida facilities within a short five week window. It was essential they were staffed to stay open.

February 13, 2017

2017 Provider Pay Schedule

Download the 2017 pay calendar to keep track of each pay period and the exact day that you will be getting paid. Click to download.

November 22, 2019

MS – Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving upon us, it’s hard not to be grateful for the little loves in our lives. Just when you think you’re at your breaking point as a parent, remember that perspective is everything.

September 6, 2017

Services

Our pediatric walk-in services include x-rays, laboratory testing, and more. Our board-certified pediatric care specialists provide only the highest quality care. Stop in today!

May 23, 2018

MS – What a Day!

It’s become a little joke in my house. Whenever I see sunny, blue skies outside, I exclaim to my husband, “What a Day!” Read more on our MomSense blog.

May 24, 2018

MS – Germs

Why does it sometimes seem so impossible to escape the cesspool of germs that comes along with children?! Enjoy our MomSense blog.

May 24, 2018

MS – Temper Tantrums

They’re a rite of passage for toddlers. And for parents. Read more on our MomSense blog. Relatable and humorous, it's written by a real parent like you.

June 5, 2018

MS – Excitement

One of my absolute favorite parts of the toddler and elementary school phase is the level of excitement my children get from the simplest things. Enjoy our MomSense blog.

August 28, 2018

MS – Nighttime routines

The weeknight hours between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. can feel longer than an entire work day. Visit our MomSense blog for more.

May 4, 2018

Clinical Courses

ACLS, BLS & PALS courses available through Jersey College of Nursing. ACLS & PALS recertifications available. Enroll today!

February 13, 2017

2017 Expense Report – Hospitalist

Download this expense report to submit hospitalist provider assignment expenses. Please fax your completed expense report along with a work log.