Jacksonville Pediatricians Blog

ATTN: Notice on the Coronavirus

ATTN: Notice on the Coronavirus

Just a note about the Coronavirus … don’t panic! As of Feb. 24 there have been 14 confirmed cases in the U.S. with another 39 cases among citizens who became sick outside of the U.S. and were sent home to be quarantined. Compare that to 29 million flu cases this year and 16,000 of those… Continue Reading

Welcome to the Margaret Birungi Community Health Clinic!

Welcome to the Margaret Birungi Community Health Clinic!

We are so happy to announce the opening of the Margaret Birungi Community Health Clinic in Kayenje, Uganda by Dr. Benitez’s Foundation, Bright Eyes Uganda!  Bright Eyes Uganda grew out of a friendship between Dr. B and his parish priest, Father Lawrence Mulinda. One evening over dinner in 2004, Father Mulinda told the Benitez children… Continue Reading

Halloween Safety Tips: Staying Safe During The Festivities

Halloween Safety Tips: Staying Safe During The Festivities

It’s an especially exciting time for children everywhere as families get ready for the Halloween festivities. But are you aware of the risks your child could face? Here are just a few important tips to remember to keep your kids safe this Halloween. Choosing the right costume Wearing the perfect costume adds to the magic… Continue Reading

Employee of the Quarter: Victoria Billings

Employee of the Quarter: Victoria Billings

How long have you worked with us? I have been with 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers for eight months!! Where are you from?  I came to Florida from the New England area. My family is largely from Vermont. What are you studying in school?  Currently, I am working to advance my nursing degree as well as… Continue Reading

Sunscreen 101: Best Practices to Protect Your Skin

Sunscreen 101: Best Practices to Protect Your Skin

We’re in the midst of a bright hot summer – what other way to spend it than outdoors? If you’re planning to spend time soaking up the sun with the family, you’ll want to ensure that you’re protecting your child’s skin from those harmful UVA and UVB rays.  In order to keep your kids from… Continue Reading

24/7 Pediatric Care Centers are Jacksonville pediatricians, Jacksonville Beach pediatricians, and Fleming Island pediatricians providing care for children from newborn to 18 years. Our 24-hour office also provides services for non-life-threatening illnesses to registered patients 24 hours a day.

24/7 Pediatric Care Centers is not a substitute for Emergency or Trauma-related medical care.
If you feel your child is experiencing a life-threatening event, immediately call 911.