Our pediatricians and staff have 30 years of experience caring for children. Drs. Joe T. Robinson and Terry Payton founded the Northwest Arkansas Pediatric Clinic in 1983 to provide comprehensive care for children from infancy to adolescence.
Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics compassionate pediatric care from birth to age 20. Since we’re part of the MANA network of medical care clinics, we have access to the best in medical technology and medical specialists. Our board certified pediatricians want to partner with you to encourage a good start in life and a healthy lifestyle for your child. At Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics, we offer a Wellness Clinic in a completely separate building designed to prevent your healthy child from becoming unnecessarily exposed to contagious diseases. Our Wellness clinic takes appointments from 8am-5pm Monday through Friday. Our Acute Care clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8am-7:30pm, and Saturday from 8am-11am. We also offer an Acute Walk-In clinic during those hours for added convenience. Visit http://www.nwapediatrics.com to learn more about Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics. MANA is an independent, local physician-owned group committed to providing quality, compassionate care. Visit MANA's page - https://www.facebook.com/MANANWA
Coronavirus and Swimming Pools
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Tomorrow is the Facebook Live event for Back-to-School. We hope you can join us!
We hope you can join the Children’s Safety Center of Washington County for their 13th annual Dream Big Charity Gala, streaming LIVE on Facebook this Friday at 7pm! Our very own Dr. Andy Koehler, Pediatrician at NWA Pediatrics and Children's Safety Center Volunteer Medical Director, has agreed to take a pie in the face if the CSC's fundraising goals are met!
You won't want to miss this free family-friendly event, with LIVE music, an online silent auction, exciting circus acts, and the opportunity to support the Children’s Safety Center's mission! Visit their event page for details! https://www.facebook.com/events/2484663985157957/
Help Dr. Andy Koehler, Pediatrician at NWA Pediatrics in Fayetteville, support the Children's Safety Center by taking a pie in the face! If he reaches his go...
Need an evening appointment? We have resumed our after-hours clinic at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in Fayetteville, by appointment only. Call (479) 442-7322 to schedule an appointment as late as 7pm, Monday through Friday.
Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics aligns with the NWA health community in new COVID testing priorities https://www.mana.md/new-covid-19-testing-priorities-in-northwest-arkansas/
mana.md As of July 2, 2020, due to an increased testing demand and a national shortage in the COVID-19 testing reagent and supplies, the Northwest Arkansas health care community needs to prioritize COVID-19 viral testing for people who meet certain criteria. MANA Clinics will offer COVID-19 viral testing ...
Fayetteville health advisory board expresses dire COVID testing situation https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/jul/09/fayetteville-board-expresses-dire-covid-testing/
arkansasonline.com Northwest Arkansas is in a "crisis situation" regarding testing for covid-19, members of the city's board of health heard Wednesday.
Naps are important for young children. See our tips on naptime!
mana.md Nap time is important for children's development and health. But that doiesn't mean it's easy to get kids to take naps. Regular nap time can help.
The Northwest Arkansas health care community is concerned about testing demand and limited testing supplies. https://www.nwahomepage.com/lifestyle/health/coronavirus/northwest-arkansas-health-care-community-concerned-about-testing-demand/
nwahomepage.com FAYETTEVILLE, Ark (News release) – Mercy released the following statement on Thursday on behalf of Northwest Arkansas Health Care Providers, which include Arkansas Children’s Northwest, Commu…
mana.md In honor of Independence Day, most MANA Clinics will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020. For your family’s urgent care needs, MANA Urgent Care is open limited hours on Friday, July 3rd, and Saturday, July 4th. Friday, July 3rd: MANA Urgent Care on Wedington is open 7 am to 4 pm. MANA Urgent Care ...
Starting Monday, June 22, we will be resuming our after-hours clinic at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in Fayetteville, by appointment only. For your convenience, we're offering appointments as late as 7pm, Monday through Friday. Call (479) 442-7322 to schedule!
Does your child need COVID-19 testing for camp? Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics is offering safe and convenient drive-thru COVID-19 swabbing in Fayetteville. You and your child can stay in your vehicle while a nurse comes by to collect a simple nasal swab. Your pediatrician will let you know when the test results are ready, typically in 3 to 4 days. Call (479) 442-7322 to schedule!
Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced that limited-contact team sports will be allowed to resume on June 1. This includes baseball, track, softball, gymnastics, and swimming. As always, your child's health is our top priority! Call (479) 442-7322 to schedule a sports physical at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics!
Vaping is too common among teens today. Talk to your child about vaping.
mana.md Tough talks about sex, drugs, and smoking may need to happen sooner than you think. Waiting until your child brings up the subject may leave it too late.
We are open and here for you! Check out our May Healthy Living Newsletter for updates on the safety procedures and hours at MANA Clinics and more!
Some of our sweet staff and a few of our employees kiddos visited Fayetteville Fire Department Station 4 this morning. They had fun bringing handmade containers full of snacks and goodies for the firefighters. Thank you to all the firefighters in NWA for what you do!
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Nurse Spotlight: Kristina Sherrill, Nursing Supervisor, Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics, a MANA Clinic...
"My biggest challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the ever-changing policies and procedures. I am a planner and creature of habit, so the frequent changes have rocked my world. I’ve just tried to learn to roll with the punches. I’m trying to use this new philosophy at home as well, as I am trying to juggle my job as a nurse and being the 'teacher' for my two boys."
Thank you for your dedication and flexibility during this unprecedented time, Kristina! Happy Nurses Week!...And have a happy Mother's Day!
It's National Nurses Week! We are grateful to have such wonderful nurses at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics! They are an essential part of our healthcare team, and we are so thankful for their dedication to our patients. Show your appreciation for nurses as we all celebrate National Nurses Week, May 6-12!
NWAPC is doing telemedicine but if you have to come into the clinic for a visit, check out the steps we’ve taken to ensure your visit is as safe as possible!
All well visits are still happening in the well clinic building as scheduled!
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Medical Laboratory Professionals Week originated in 1975 as National Medical Laboratory Week. As we celebrate 44 years, we would like to thank all Laboratory Professionals within MANA and the surrounding areas for their dedication to this profession, especially during these unprecedented times. #LabWeek #MANALab #RealHeroes
We are working to get FDA EUA approved COVID-19 antibody testing as soon as it is available at the MANA Laboratory. Please be aware that you may start to see testing offered locally, even “at home” testing for sale. These tests are not approved for emergency release by the FDA for accuracy and could provide false information.
fda.gov Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Serological Tests
At the MANA laboratory, we are working to get FDA EUA approved COVID-19 antibody testing as soon as it is available. Please be aware that you may start to see testing offered locally, even “at home” testing for sale. These tests are not approved for emergency release by the FDA for accuracy and could provide false information.
The CDC is now recommending wearing a cloth face mask in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Learn how to make your own! https://tinyurl.com/uxphvl2
[03/26/20] Please note our temporary hours change for Acute Care: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F, plus 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday in Fayetteville.
We are continuing our efforts to stop the spread of Coronavirus and are now offering TeleVisits for most acute care services, including med checks for medication refills. Our Acute Care Clinic will remain open for scheduled appointments, if that is your preference.
Our wellness checkups are continuing because it is very important to keep children up to date on vaccines.
This is a great video to share with your kids (or your adults) that may think the measures being taken seem extreme. Thanks PBS and Joe Hanson for making it so easy to understand!
A must read for parents as they navigate school cancellations for COVID-19
drstevesilvestro.com Looking ahead to more weeks at home during the outbreak can feel pretty bleak. But with coronavirus, playdates indoors are not the solution.
We are temporarily suspending walk-in patients to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Thank you for understanding!
❗ATTENTION: Beginning Monday, March 16, for the safety and well-being of our patients and families, we will no longer be seeing walk-in patients. Please call the clinic for an appointment to be seen: (479) 442-7322.
This is a temporary measure to decrease the spread of Coronavirus in our community. We understand this is not as fast or convenient, but we are acting out of your best interest and the interest of our community at large.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
UAMS has created a screening site for COVID-19. This is a great resource to use if you have symptoms.
uamshealth.com By answering a series of questions about your symptoms, age, overall health and travel, this screening will provide you with ways to access more information if needed.
To help parents understand the new respiratory illness, Coronavirus (COVID-19), we asked one of our pediatricians to answer your questions.
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When you hear about colleges moving to online classes, or large events being canceled, it can be confusing especially if that community doesn’t have confirmed cases yet. Here is a good visual on the importance of flattening the curve. It keeps our healthcare systems from being overwhelmed so they can take good care of our communities.
As always, your family’s health is our priority. Here is an update on the precautions we are taking at this time. However, as the situation changes, updates will be necessary so check back here frequently. And remember, wash your hands!
Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics compassionate pediatric care from birth to age 20. Dr. Joe T. Robinson and Dr. Terry Payton established Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics in 1983. Today we are the largest independent pediatric group in the state with 18 board-certified pediatricians with locations in Pinnacle Hills (Rogers) and Fayetteville. Since we’re part of the MANA network of medical care clinics, we have access to the best in medical technology and medical specialists. Our pediatricians want to partner with you to encourage a good start in life and a healthy lifestyle for your child. At Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics, we offer a separate Wellness Clinic to prevent your healthy child from becoming unnecessarily exposed to contagious diseases. Our 18 board-certified pediatricians rotate between the Fayetteville and Pinnacle Hills campuses. Our Wellness clinic takes appointments from 8am-5pm Monday through Friday. Our Acute Care walk-in clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8am-7:30pm, and Saturday from 8am-11am. In addition, we offer save day appointments in the acute care clinic 8:00 am. to 4:00 pm. Monday -Friday.
Visit http://www.nwapediatrics.com to learn more about Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics. MANA is an independent, local physician-owned group committed to providing quality, compassionate care. Visit MANA's page - https://www.facebook.com/MANANWA
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Internal Medicine Physician with a Direct Primary Care practice in Fayetteville, Arkansas
Dr. Sharkey is pleased to provide pediatric care to her patients in a personal manner with continuity of care being her number one priority. www.doctorsharkey.com