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Nighttime and weekend calls

After office hours, our calls are handled by nurses from Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The nurses are trained to give pediatric advice.  One of our doctors is on call to answer questions if the service cannot.  We pay for each call placed with the service.  Therefore, please limit nighttime and Sunday calls to emergencies or urgent problems that can’t wait. Calls about mild illnesses (like diaper rash), behavioral problems, and well-child issues can usually wait until the next morning.

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