Care for the unexpected inconvenience of minor illness or injury just got easier for parents. Walk-in pediatric Urgent Care Centers in Miami-Dade County are located in Doral, Hialeah, Homestead, Miami Lakes, Midtown, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, West Bird, and West Kendall. Locations north of Miami include facilities in Miramar and Palm Beach Gardens.

A Network of Urgent Care Centers for Children – Because They Deserve a Place Dedicated Just for Them
Because children are not small adults, Nicklaus Children’s Urgent Care Centers offer personalized care of minor injuries and illnesses for infants, children, teens and young adults under 21 years old,   provided by experts in pediatric care, led by board-certified pediatric physicians seven days a week. On-site lab and X-ray as part of urgent care services is an added convenience when needed.

Nicklaus Homestead 1When to Bring Your Child to an Urgent Care Center
It’s important to note that half of the conditions for which children are typically brought to an Emergency Room can be  treated at an Urgent Care Center. Nicklaus Children’s urgent care locations offer Group A Strep by DNA testing, flu, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) testing and more.
Nicklaus Children’s urgent care centers also offer care for prains and strains, including splinting for fractures with care referral for casting as needed. The following is a list of some conditions which may be treated in an urgent care setting:
• Minor allergies
• Minor asthma attacks
• Minor burns
• Bruises, cuts, wounds and lacerations  (including stitches)
• Colds and coughs
• Minor dog/animal bites
• Earaches and ear infections
• Fever in children older than 2 months
• Flu and sore throat
 (flu, strep and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) testing available)
• Mild stomach pain
• Minor head injuries
  (without loss of consciousness)
• Mononucleosis (often called “mono”)
• Muscle strain injuries
• Nausea
• Pink eye
• Rash
• Sprains and fractures  (splinting)
• Urinary tract infections (UTI)
• Vomiting, diarrhea and mild
 dehydration

Did you know?
There is an urgent care center with extended hours located on the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus in Schenley Park near Coral Gables.
Open later than other Nicklaus urgent care centers, this location provides care until midnight, and is located on the ground floor of the combination garage and office building, also known as the Blue Garage, on the southwest corner of southwest 62nd Avenue and 30th Street. Free parking is available in the garage.


For more detailed information, including hours of operation for all locations, please always visit nicklauschildrens.org/UrgentCare or download our Fit4KidsCare app with locations and directions, it’s free!

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