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Category Archives: Pediatric Doctor in Jacksonville

Spotlight on Dental Health

With the major winter holidays just around the corner, treats may be in abundance whether you’re at home or visiting family and friends. We all recognize that too many sweet treats are a threat to dental health. Here’s some advice on good dental hygiene for your young ones from your 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers pediatricians… Continue Reading

24/7 Welcomes Vernora Hightower, M.D.

We are pleased to announce that Vernora Hightower, M.D., has joined 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers. Dr. Hightower was born and raised in Chicago, Ill. She moved to New Orleans to attend Xavier University of Louisiana for her undergraduate degree, and upon graduation moved back to Chicago to attend the Rosalyn Franklin University/Chicago Medical School. She… Continue Reading

Wear Your 24/7 Shirt Proudly!

We still have some 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers shirts available for you, our valued patients and families. If you haven’t picked up your free shirt during the past year, just let us know during one of your visits. We’d be happy to send you home with a shirt while supplies last. The following sizes are… Continue Reading

Welcome, Dr. Mendoza!

We are happy to announce that Dr. Julio Mendoza has joined our 24/7 Pediatric Care Centers family of health care providers. Dr. Mendoza’s experience is extensive and varied, including providing medical care at the world’s hot spots since completing his medical studies in Cuba. In 2005, he traveled to Pakistan for six months to help… Continue Reading

Common Childhood Habits

The causes of habits remain unknown. Their repetitive nature suggests that they serve a soothing or calming process for the brain. Interestingly, even in adulthood many people cling to some of these self-comforting traits during times of stress: sucking on pencil tips or their fingers, pulling their earlobes, fingering their hair. Common Self-Comforting Habits Here 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.