Articles tagged with 'urgent care' | Checkup Newsroom

Checkup Newsroom (urgent care)

2021
September
01,
2021
| 17:26 PM America/Chicago
On Wednesday, four Cook Children’s experts, who have been on the frontlines for the last 18 months, addressed journalists regarding the state of Cook Children’s Health Care System.They shared how Cook Children’s is currently being impacted by a surge...
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August
18,
2021
| 17:01 PM America/Chicago
The Cook Children’s Emergency Department (ED) has seen a big influx of parents bringing in children who have been exposed to COVID-19 but show no symptoms. Children who aren’t critically-injured or ill should go instead to their pediatrician or a COV...
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2020
January
14,
2020
| 11:42 AM America/Chicago
When you live with a child, almost every day's unpredictable, and sometimes those adventures means your child needs medical attention. But choosing the best place to go for your child's care  can be a difficult one for some parents. After all, Coo...
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2019
July
22,
2019
| 11:10 AM America/Chicago
What sounds more refreshing right now than a trip to the pool or a water park? While these popular summer spots are a great way to beat the summer heat, they can pose a danger to anyone not wearing shoes. “Children often forget that the pavemen...
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June
04,
2019
| 12:32 PM America/Chicago
I’ve written a lot about fevers in hopes of calming parents’ fears. But when it comes to newborns, forget everything I’ve always taught you about fever. If an infant has a fever, it is a sign something is wrong and a serious cause for concern I...
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2018
January
04,
2018
| 12:07 PM America/Chicago
Last week, 1,118 children were tested for the flu at Cook Children’s. Of those kids, 429 tested positive (380 for Influenza A and 49 for Influenza B). With that many kids sick in our area, expect longer wait times if you take your child to the Eme...
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2016
September
06,
2016
| 13:51 PM America/Chicago
It’s back-to-school time and that means you may be faced with a tough decision soon. Urgent care or emergency room? Every parent knows there are a plethora of reasons their child might need doctor this time of the year. They could catch a c...
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