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We are closing Saturday walk in clinic for the moment


Effective this Saturday, April 11, 2020, our Saturday morning “walk in” sick visit clinic will be closed until further notice.  This closing is due to a very low utilization of this clinic by our patients due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Our on-call physician will be available for telemedicine visits on Saturday mornings from 9:00 am [...]

All For Kids Telemedicine visits

2020-03-23T17:05:09-05:00Tags: |

Today, Monday, March 23, 2020 we will begin offering Telemedicine visits.  These visits use a cell phone, tablet or computer to connect us to you with an audio and video connection.  This is a secure, HIPPA compliant connection.  The types of visits that are appropriate for telemedicine visits include: Colds, Flu follow up Conjunctivitis (pink [...]

COVID-19 update


Dear Patients, Our first two days of clinic with well children in the morning and sick children in the afternoon have gone very well. This is the best, safest way to conduct pediatric care during these trying days. We will now be scheduling well clinic type visits through lunch each day. Here are the types [...]

Our clinic schedule has changed!

2020-03-23T15:31:54-05:00Tags: |

Dear Patients and Parents of All For Kids Pediatric Clinic, This has been quite a ride these past four days as more people in Arkansas are becoming infected with the novel coronavirus. Because of changing risks due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are making changes to how we are operating as a clinic. These changes [...]

COVID-19 (Corona Virus 2019) is now in Arkansas! Don’t Panic! We are here to help!

2020-03-23T11:23:30-05:00Tags: |

Our physicians at All For Kids pediatric clinic have been watching the current worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We have watched it inch closer and closer to our state. As of this writing, just today, we have our first active case of coronavirus in Arkansas. This event has triggered this post. The infection is rapidly spreading [...]

School is just around the corner!


School starts in less than a month! Next month promises to be busy for our families with school age kids.  It's almost time for school to start.  There is a lot to be done in preparation.  Some of these preparations involve your child's healthcare.  Here are some examples of things you need to accomplish before [...]

Welcome Dr. Ashley Halpain!


We are very happy to announce that Dr. Ashley Wilcox Halpain has joined our practice and is now taking appointments.  Welcome Dr. Halpain!  Dr. Halpain is a pediatrician who trained at UAMS, Arkansas Children's Hospital, most recently serving as chief resident for the past year.  She is now a full time pediatrician at our clinic. [...]

We have moved the MMR vaccine to 12 months.


We are following the current US measles epidemic story with vigilance. Thankfully for now, Arkansas has been spared. We are getting a lot of calls from our parents about what to do in response. We have two recommendations. First, we are moving the first routine MMR vaccination for our young patients to the 12 month [...]