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Flu Clinics: 

Saturday Clinic: 10/21/17 from 9am – noon at the 3 Mile Office

Week Day Clinics – 3 Mile:  Starting 09/25/17 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9a – noon & 2p – 4:30p and on Thursday from 2p – 4:30p at the 3 Mile office.

Week Day Clinics – Wyoming: Starting 09/25/17 every Monday & Thursday 9a-11:30a and 2pm – 4pm at the Wyoming office

Please contact the office for details. The vaccinations are available to our established patients only. All flu clinics are by appointment only. Please contact the office to reserve your appointment (616) 458-3677.

We will update the website as well as post the information on Face Book when additional clinic days are added. Thank you.

 

 Saturday Urgent Medical Issues:  New Schedule

Our Walker Office is open on Saturdays at 9 AM for urgent medical issues the First, Second and Fourth Saturdays of the month (by appointment only). Note:Wyoming closed..  Beginning in June, our new Wyoming office will be open at 9 AM for urgent medical issues on the Third Saturday of the month (by appointment only). Note: Walker closed.  Thank you!

Accepting New Patients:

Most physicians are now accepting new patients – from newborns through age 18.  *Some insurance restrictions apply.  Call to schedule your child’s appointment today.

Patient Portal

Have you signed up to join our Patient Portal yet? Request non-urgent appointments, prescription refill requests, ask a nurse a question, view portions of your child’s medical record, print immunization records, view lab results, receive text message notifications, pay your bill online …. and more! Signing up is easy – Contact the office for your invitation today! Step-by-step instructions on the registration process and setting up notification preferences can by found on the 'Policies and Forms' tab.

Breast Feeding Support Program:

We are excited to offer a breast feeding support program for new mothers. Individual visits with a lactation consultant are available for mothers and their babies who are less than 6 weeks old and are established patients in the practice. The support program is held on Wednesday and Friday afternoons between 2 - 5pm at our 3 Mile location. Call our office if you have questions or make an appointment!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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As a Patient Centered Medical Home Practice, our patients have daily access to our physicians and healthcare team including after hours for emergencies. We offer same-day appointments at both our Walker and Grandville office locations.

 

Practice Hours

Our Walker office is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Our Grandville office is open Monday to Friday from 8:00am – 4:00pm. For urgent medical issues only, our Walker office is also open on Saturday at 9:00am. We also have an after-hours support system (see below).

 

After Hours Telephone Calls

If you have an urgent medical situation that you feel cannot wait until the next business day, you may call us after hours. You'll always get a return call from one of our own physicians. Our answering service will forward all medical-need inquiries to one of our on-call pediatricians, who will contact you directly (within a half hour) to provide the appropriate medical direction as necessary. For your convenience, our after-hours telephone number is the same as our regular office telephone number: (616) 458-3677. Please note that if you have an urgent or real life-threatening situation, go directly to the emergency room or call 911 (see below).

    Poison Control 1-800-222-1222
    Life-Threatening Situations Call 911 Immediately or proceed to the nearest Emergency Room.

 

Emergent/Urgent Care

Life-threatening situations of ANY kind should be taken IMMEDIATELY to a hospital emergency room. If you have a non-life threatening urgent care issue, you can contact our office and we’ll make every effort possible to accommodate your needs that day.

 

Appointments

It’s our goal to ensure that we fully respect your time and busy lifestyle, and that’s why we’ll do our very best to see you promptly at your scheduled appointment time. To help us achieve this goal, we ask you to please arrive on-time for all appointments. Please note that, given the reality of medical and health assessments and procedures, it is impossible to know with 100% accuracy how long an appointment will take. In such cases, if you are asked to wait, we ask for and greatly appreciate your patience.

 

Telephone Calls

We’re here to serve you and your family. Our dedicated, caring and skilled office staff are trained to answer many questions, and will ideally be able to resolve your inquiry immediately when you call. However, there may be times where our office staff is unable to completely answer your questions. In those cases, we may need to prioritize patient calls in order of urgency. Please be assured that your communication is very important to us and we will surely get back to you to answer your questions and concerns.

 

Hospital Affiliation

Our board certified pediatricians are on staff at Spectrum Health (Butterworth Campus/Helen Devos Children's Hospital).

 

Physician Organization

ABC Pediatrics is a member of We Are For Children (WAFC), a physician organization made up up independent pediatric practices throughout Michigan.

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Resources

We have pulled together a number of resources that might be of interest to you:

    Center for Disease Control (www.cdc.gov)
    American Academy of Pediatricians (www.aap.org)
    Webmd.com
    Kent County Health Department
    American Association of Poison Control (www.aapcc.org/DNN)
    Grand Rapids Poison Control (800) 222-1222
    Parenting.com
    Welcome Home Baby - Kent County
    Michigan WIC Program
    United Way 211 Community Resources
    Needy Meds (www.needymeds.org)
    Fit Kids 360 Program and Class Calendar