Pediatric Urgent Care

When your child is sick or injured, getting them quick medical care can kickstart their recovery. At Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), our team of urgent care specialists is here to help when your child needs immediate medical attention. We offer specialized pediatric urgent care services to provide comprehensive urgent care for kids.

Pediatric Urgent Care Available Online & In Person

NGPG provides convenient access to pediatric urgent care through both in-person visits and online consultations. Our experienced doctors are available to assess and treat a wide range of conditions including common illnesses as well as injuries. With our On-Demand Urgent Care Video Visits, you can connect with a healthcare provider within minutes all from the comfort of your home. For more severe cases that require in-person evaluation, our urgent care centers are equipped to assist you face-to-face with no appointment needed.

Treatments We Offer

At NGPG, our pediatric urgent care services cover a variety of common childhood ailments. Our urgent care specialists are equipped to provide comprehensive treatment for illnesses, and injuries, as well as testing and vaccinations.

Treatment for Illnesses:
  • Abdominal pain
  • Allergies
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Asthma flares
  • Bladder infections
  • Bronchitis / Pneumonia
  • Colds
  • Cold sores
  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Ear infections
  • Ear was removal
  • Eczema / Dry skin
  • Eye infections / Styes
  • Gastritis or indigestion
  • Headaches – migraine and tension
  • Impetigo
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Insect / Bee stings
  • Pink eye
  • Poison ivy / Poison oak
  • Rash / skin conditions
  • Ringworm
  • RSV
  • Sinus infections
  • Stomach flu (gastroenteritis)
  • Strep / Sore throat
  • Swimmer’s ear
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
Treatment for Injuries:
  • Acute fracture (non-displaced)
  • Back pain or strains
  • Falls
  • Fingernail / Toenail injuries
  • Hand and foot Injuries
  • Knee, shoulder, and ankle sprains
  • Minor burns
  • Minor concussions
  • Minor trauma and lacerations
  • Splinter removal
Testing & Vaccines:
  • Camp and sport physicals/exams
  • Chemistry lab panels
  • COVID-19
  • Cultures
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Monkeypox
  • Mononucleosis
  • RSV
  • Strep throat screens
  • Tdap (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis)

Frequently Asked Questions

When is it best to visit urgent care versus the ER?

Urgent care is available for non-life-threatening conditions which require quick medical attention including minor injuries and acute illnesses. It is important to seek immediate medical attention at the emergency room if you or someone you know is experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Severe burns
  • Deep cuts or bleeding that won’t stop
  • Sudden blurred vision
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Numbness in the face, arm or leg
  • Sudden dizziness, weakness or loss of coordination or balance
  • Sudden, severe headache (not a migraine)
  • Seizures
  • High fevers
  • Any condition you believe is life-threatening
How long is the wait time for pediatric urgent care?

Wait time can vary depending on the current patient volume and the severity of cases being treated. With NGPG, our urgent care wait times are available in real time through our website. Browse our urgent care locations online now and view your estimated wait time instantly.

At what age can a patient receive urgent care with NGPG?

At NGPG, walk-in urgent care services are available for patients 6 months and older. On-demand urgent care video visits are reserved for patients 5 years and older.