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7409 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Tips, Trends, & News

What Should You Feed Your Child When They Have Diarrhea?

What Should You Feed Your Child When They Have Diarrhea?

The BRAT diet (Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast) was once a staple that most pediatricians recommended for children with an upset stomach. The idea was that it gave the gut a chance to rest and reduced the amount of stool produced. Now most doctors have moved away...

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Tips to Prevent Children’s Summer Sports Injuries

Tips to Prevent Children’s Summer Sports Injuries

It’s summer and that means organized sports for a lot of kids. Below are some tips on how to stay happy and healthy in a child’s sport of choice so they can stay in the game for a lifetime!  Also, since it’s summer, make sure everyone respects the...

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10 Safety Tips For The Winter Months…

10 Safety Tips For The Winter Months…

Whether winter brings severe storms, light dustings or just cold temperatures, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has some valuable tips on how to keep your children safe and warm. What to Wear Dress infants and children warmly for outdoor activities. ...

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Healthy Kid Tips – What Does 5-2-1-0 Healthy Mean?

Healthy Kid Tips – What Does 5-2-1-0 Healthy Mean?

“5-2-1-0 Healthy” is a public education campaign helping families, schools, communities and physicians to raise awareness of nutritional and physical activity daily guidelines. Its straightforward message represents important steps that you and your...

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Tips For Keeping Your Young Children Safe Around Water

Tips For Keeping Your Young Children Safe Around Water

Water is one of the most ominous hazards your child will encounter. Young children can drown in only a few inches of water, even if they’ve had swimming instruction. Vacation time is a great opportunity to develop family memories and enjoy time with your kids....

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Warm Weather Woes: Summer Safety Tips For Your Child

Warm Weather Woes: Summer Safety Tips For Your Child

Summer is just around the corner, and with all the fun in the sun that comes along with this adventurous season, there are just as many—if not more—dangers to be wary of. Taking the proper precautions ahead of time can save you and your child pain and discomfort in...

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The Dreaded Stomach Bug and How to Deal With It…

The Dreaded Stomach Bug and How to Deal With It…

It’s scary when your child is throwing up! If your family falls prey to stomach viruses this year, we all know how horrible it can be. Luckily, it tends to go away in a few days leaving most of us wiped out, but okay. Children are smaller and have less ability...

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Our Holiday Hours

Our Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving – Closed Day after Thanksgiving – 8am-12pm No walk ins, Billing Department Closed December 13 – Closing at 3:30pm for our Christmas Party December 23-27 – No Walk ins. Patients by appointment only.  Christmas Eve...

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Tips to Keep Your Children Safe Over the Holidays

Tips to Keep Your Children Safe Over the Holidays

The holidays are a time for family get togethers, traditions, and treats. A lot of strange things will be introduced to your young ones for the first time. Unfortunately, children and new things sometimes add up to hospital visits. The following are some tips on...

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How to Make Thanksgiving Fun and Healthy For Your Kids!

How to Make Thanksgiving Fun and Healthy For Your Kids!

Yep…Thanksgiving is the favorite holiday for some of us, so we’ve put together some tips to make the holiday healthy and fun this year! Involve Your Kids In Preparing For the Big Day! Make Thanksgiving decorations Plan activities for your guests. Other...

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Facts About The Common Cold And What To Do About Them…

Facts About The Common Cold And What To Do About Them…

A runny nose, scratchy throat, and nonstop sneezing — you can’t miss the signs of a cold. But mystery shrouds a lot of other things about it. It has been around for centuries, and there is no cure. There is no vaccine for the common cold. This miserable...

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How to Recognize, Prevent, & Care For Cellulitis

How to Recognize, Prevent, & Care For Cellulitis

Cellulitis is a skin infection affecting the tissues beneath the skin. Different types of bacteria can cause cellulitis and the most common are group A streptococcus and staphylococcus. Cellulitis requires medical attention because short term it can cause fever,...

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Summer Sun Safety Tips

Summer Sun Safety Tips

Warm, sunny days are wonderful, it is good get outdoors and to exercise outside, and the sun feels great on you skin. But the sun can harm you and your family. Too much sun exposure can cause dehydration, fever, damage to skin, changes in color and wrinkles, skin...

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Car Seat Safety: A Guide to Safe Road Travel

Car Seat Safety: A Guide to Safe Road Travel

One of the most important investments you can make in your young child’s future is a car seat. Car crashes are the number one killer of children 1-12 years old in the United States.  The best way to protect them in the car is to put them in the right seat and use...

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Why Well-Child Visits Are So Important…

Why Well-Child Visits Are So Important…

Depending on the illness, you are most likely to take your child to the doctor when they are sick. Recognize that the exam at that appointment focuses on your child’s’ specific illness or problem. As such your doctor doesn’t have time to complete a full exam....

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Parenting Tips – Teething Treatments for Your Child!

Parenting Tips – Teething Treatments for Your Child!

Most recently and most importantly, a meta-analysis of all available evidence looked at the following three case studies (among others) and concluded that some mild symptoms like drooling, gum irritation, and mild irritability are seen more commonly in children who...

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Quick Tips for Back-to-School Success!

Quick Tips for Back-to-School Success!

Back to school is an exciting and potentially stressful part of the year for both parents and children. Here are a few quick tips to make sure you start the year off right: Sleep is Key From infants and toddlers to school-aged kids and teens, parents want to know how...

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Head Injuries and When to Worry…

Head Injuries and When to Worry…

Sit and watch children at play and you will quickly learn one thing: children are constantly hitting their heads! If your child hits his or her head, how do you know when it is serious enough to seek medical care and when you can relax and stay home? If there is an...

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Is Your Child Hyperactive or Just Being A Kid?

Is Your Child Hyperactive or Just Being A Kid?

Does it feel like your child is ignoring you? Or perhaps that there is something wrong with your child, or your skills as a parent? Maybe you have two children and your oldest is calm, follows the rules, and responsible while your other son is totally different? He’s...

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Parenting Tips – Some Night Time Potty Training Tips

Parenting Tips – Some Night Time Potty Training Tips

Night time potty training is usually for children under the age of 5 because their bodies are typically growing at such a fast rate that it can be hard for their bladders to keep up. Every child learns how to keep dry at night at a different age. In general children...

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Pediatrics of Florence

7409 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Office Hours

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7:30am - 5:00pm Friday
8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday

TEMPORARY COVID-19 CHANGES
Walk Ins in the morning from 7:30-830 are cancelled.
Well checks in the morning.
Sick visits in the afternoon.
Behavior rechecks through telemedicine visits.

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