Jacksonville Pediatricians Blog

Category Archives: Newborns

Zika Virus: What Does It Mean for Jacksonville Families?

Here at 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers, we’re starting to receive questions about the Zika virus from parents in all of our offices. We’d like to give you some insights into what is known at this time. First, Zika is a viral infection that causes symptoms that are usually mild and clear up in less than… Continue Reading

Newborn Eye Color

New parents often ask what color I think the baby’s eyes are going to be. I never answer this question until the child is at least 1 year old; I mean, what if the parents believe me and use my answer to make major life decisions? When we talk about eye color, we’re really talking… Continue Reading

Florida Newborn Screening

Most babies arrive into the world healthy, but some have a rare health problem that is not outwardly visible.  Florida screens all babies for over 36 different conditions, unless a parent objects in writing.  Before leaving the hospital, a few drops of blood are taken from the heel of the baby and the ears are… 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.