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Going Back to School Safely During COVID-19

It’s almost time to go back to school! As a parent, you may be concerned about how to send your children back to school safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health experts, like the CDC, encouraged the reopening of schools due to the critical role they play in the well-being of local communities and providing… Continue Reading

Keeping Your Children Safe in Summer Camp During COVID-19

Youth and summer camp season is here, and this is the time to be especially cautious when sending your children off amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Camp administrators, in collaboration with state and local health officials, are hard at work setting precautions to keep your children, staff, and community safe. You and your family can also… Continue Reading

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

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.