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Many symptoms and conditions can be treated effectively through virtual care, including allergies, colds, flu, pink eye, digestive issues, insect bites, acne, anxiety, bladder infections, and other acute, nonemergency medical needs. Read our lists of virtual care conditions and symptoms treated.

If your child has a fever and respiratory symptoms such as a cough and shortness of breath, please call our 24/7 Contact Center at 713-442-0000 for COVID-19 screening.

Video Visits 

Children from birth to 17 years can have a Video Visit with a Kelsey-Seybold pediatrician. 
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • After Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Cost: Your cost for a Video Visit is based on your specific benefit plan.  
  • Who can do a Video Visit?: Any new or current Kelsey-Seybold Clinic patient can do a Video Visit. You'll need to enroll in MyKelseyOnline patient portal. Call our 24/7 Contact Center at 713-442-0000 for assistance.
  • How to schedule a Video Visit [PDF]
 

We are increasing in-person appointment availability at our Clinic locations and strongly recommend if your child is due for a vaccine or critical exam that their care not be delayed. Please refer to well-child checkup recommendations below for guidance on in-person check-ups during your child's first year. If your child is sick and experiencing any of the following (fever, diarrhea, cough, or nasal symptoms), please schedule a Video Visit first.   

IMPORTANT IN-OFFICE CHECKUP UPDATES FOR BIRTH – 12 MONTHS: 
Well-Child Check-Up Ages Video Visit In-Clinic Exam
0 months – 7 days
X
7-14 days X

✓ (vital screening tests) 

2 months X

  (critical immunizations and well-child exam)

4 months X

✓ (critical immunizations and well-child exam)

6 months X

✓ (critical immunizations and well-child exam)

9 months
X
12 months X

 (critical immunizations and well-child exam)

13 months and older Physicals or Well-Care Check-ups
    Physicals and well-care exams can be scheduled for May 18 or later.

E-visits

KelseyCare health plan members 3 to 17 years old can conduct an E-visit with a Kelsey-Seybold Pediatrician for 20 acute medical conditions.  
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Cost:  If you are not in a Kelsey health plan, there is a $25 charge at the time of service. We will file with your claim with your insurance provider. You're responsible for any remaining balance after your insurance plan processes the claim.
  • Who can do an E-visit for NON-COVID-19 symptoms?: KelseyCare Aetna and KelseyCare Powered by Cigna health plan members.