A girl in an orange shirt blows her nose and next to her is text that says Urgent Care Open Nights and Weekends
A boy with an ice pack on his head and a thermometer in his mouth and next to him is text that says Urgent Care Walk-ins Welcome
A boy in a blue shirt with his arm in a blue cast and next to him is text that says Urgent Care - fevers, nausea, even simple broken bones
A girl in a green shirt is blowing her nose and next to her is text that says Urgent Care - part of the state's only hospital just for kids

Children's Urgent Care

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Children’s of Mississippi Urgent Care Now Available at Grants Ferry

If your child has a life-threatening illness or injury, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Directions to UMMC's Children's Emergency Room. If your child has come into contact with or swallowed a poisonous substance, call poison control at 1-800-222-1222.

Patients up to 18 years old can receive care for: fever, respiratory illnesses, vomiting, minor cuts and burns, earaches, cough, cold, COVID and flu, rashes, sprains and minor broken bones. Rapid testing is available for COVID, flu, RSV and strep. Lab and x-ray services are available on site.

 We Accept Walk-ins and Appointments

University Physicians at Grants Ferry
1010 Lakeland Place
Flowood, MS 39232
Monday - Friday, 8am - 8pm
Saturday, 8am - 2pm
Sunday, 1pm - 7pm

To schedule an appointment, call (601) 815-0610  or schedule online below.

When to take your child to the Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care

Emergency Room

  • Severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) 
  • Severe asthma symptoms (trouble breathing)
  • Fever in a child under two months old
  • Bleeding that will not stop 
  • Severe burns and cuts  
  • Poisoning
  • Psychiatric evaluation 
  • Seizure
  • Severe head injury (with loss of consciousness)
  • Sports or motor vehicle injury with neck pain
  • Migraine headache

Urgent Care

  • Newly developed fever, respiratory symptoms and/or sore throat
  • Vomiting and diarrhea
  • Arm pain from a playground fall
  • Minor sprains and strains from sports injuries
  • Earaches and ear drainage
  • Rashes (acute or chronic)
  • Eye redness or drainage