For patients less than 18 years old, call 1-800-743-3616 to speak with an Arkansas Children’s pediatric nurse. Nursing staff will be available for questions and phone screenings 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Most fever, cough, and cold symptoms can be managed at home with over-the-counter medications like Tylenol, Motrin and oral hydration fluids like Pedialyte. However, we encourage you to bring your child to the Arkansas Children’s Emergency Department if:
- They are having difficulty breathing
- They are dehydrated (crying without tears, infrequent urination)
- They are overly drowsy or hard to wake
Fever (a temperature greater than 100.4 degrees) in babies less than three months old should prompt you to call your primary care physician or bring your child to the Emergency Department.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital MyChart
Now you can manage your child’s medical information and connect with your Arkansas Children’s medical team anytime online with MyChart. MyChart lets you access every aspect of your child’s care whenever you need it. No more waiting for a call back to get answers; now, you can find the information you need in minutes.
MyChart at ACH enables you to:
- Manage your child’s health information
- Communicate with your child’s doctor
- Access test results faster
- Manage appointments
- Request prescription refills
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