Updated COVID Safety Protocols

We are open and continuing to provide care for children in Northern Colorado. Doctor appointments are considered essential services and the Pediatric Urgent Care of Northern Colorado is here for your family’s healthcare needs. We are ready to see your family and are...

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Warning Signs of the Flu

Warning Signs of the Flu

Although we’re starting to see some warmer weather days here in Northern Colorado, winter and cold & flu season is still with us. Knowing the warning signs of the flu can help get your child they help they need before anything gets too severe because no one likes...

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Fall Asthma Triggers

The changing of the seasons means playing in leaves, trick-or-treating and enjoying fall sports such as football and soccer. For some kids, it may also mean breathing difficulties. Asthma can flare up in autumn months, so keep an eye out for common fall asthma...

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How to Treat a Nut Allergy

With the number of children suffering a nut allergy growing, it’s likely your child or their classmates may have a sensitivity to peanuts or tree nuts. Knowing how to identify and treat a nut allergy can save a life. Symptoms and their severity of nut and other food...

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How to Treat a Bee Sting Allergy

Bzzzzz ... sting! Some little ones get stung by a bee and it is over as fast as it started, but for others who are allergic, these stings are life-threatening. These yellow, fuzzy insects sitting on your child's favorite flower can be dangerous, so it is very...

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How To Treat a Child’s Sunburn

How To Treat a Child’s Sunburn

From the park to the pool, children need to be protected from the sun. Even if SPF (Sun Protection Factor) has been applied, a child can still get a sunburn in as little as 15 minutes. This summer, we want to make sure parents know what steps to take if their child...

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Barbecue Safety Tips

It’s the time of year when families like to take food preparation out of the kitchen and into the yard or park. While nearly everyone loves a good cookout, families with children will want to take extra precautions to enforce barbecue safety this summer. While it’s...

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Can I Give Emergen-C to My Child?

Can I Give Emergen-C to My Child?

Many adults reach for Emergen-C at the first sign of a cold. While that’s fine for adults, when you see cold symptoms coming on for a child, you shouldn’t give your child under 15 Emergen-C or a similar supplement. Emergen-C is a high dose of Vitamins C, B-6 and B-12...

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Bike Safety for Kids

Most kids like to hop on a bike, whether to explore the world around them, or as a reliable method of transportation, and that goes double for kids immersed in Northern Colorado’s bike culture. Most kids aren’t cognizant of the dangers inherent in riding around on two...

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