AHP tests are for active infection, not antibodies, and are available to anyone who is asymptomatic OR has mild symptoms of COVID-19 and has an insurance we take (Check here).  If you have severe symptoms (bluish or cold/clammy skin, shortness of breath, chest pain, new confusion/disorientation, seizures, or difficulty speaking/breathing/moving/staying awake) seek emergency treatment immediately.

Sick children do not need an appointment, but please call ahead before you visit. Asymptomatic children and adults need an appointment.

We have appointments available during the day, evenings, weekends, and even holidays! Appointments are usually available within 1-2 days. Children are prioritized and there are often same day appointments available for them.

While we cannot guarantee a turnaround time, our lab generally has results in 2-4 days after your visit, plus 1 extra day for tests on Saturday or Sunday.  During weeks where there is a surge in cases, results can take up to 6 days. We apologize if there is a delay.

COVID-19 tests are billed through your insurance provider. We bill for an office visit and an independent lab bills for the test. Your insurance provider may require a deductible or co-pay. Many patients are able to submit a receipt for reimbursement, so please contact your insurance provider with any questions regarding the price of testing.  

 

Before visiting for COVID tests, please fill out the Patient Forms. http://www.afterhourpeds.net/forms

After filling out the form, please email a copy of the front and back of your insurance card(s) to [email protected] with the patient name as the subject line. If you are bringing a sick child in for Urgent Care, you can come anytime. If you are visiting for a COVID test, please email  preferred date(s) and time(s) for your test along with your insurance card and we will get back to you to confirm an appointment slot. 

 

 

Welcome to After Hour Pediatrics, we are a family-friendly children’s urgent care and minor emergency center in downtown San Mateo, 15 minutes south of San Francisco Airport.

For over 20 years, we have provided urgent medical care to babies, children and young adults from San Mateo, Burlingame, Millbrae, San Bruno, San Carlos, Belmont, Redwood City, and Foster City.  The clinic is easy to find, and has parking right outside the door.

Our clinic is open for Urgent Care after hours when your child’s doctor is often unavailable.  Just walk in!  You don’t need an appointment.

We have some of the best children’s doctors in the Bay Area and are a great alternative to the hospital emergency room, which can be traumatic and incur higher costs and longer wait times.

Most major health insurances are accepted.  Our billing office manages the entire process with your insurance company.

Our staff is kind, caring and dedicated.  We aim to bring a smile back to the faces of the 7,000 children who come through our doors each year!

With healing hands and caring hearts, we look forward to helping your child.

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Quick, efficient, and very professional. This place is wonderful and I would recommend in a heartbeat!

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Ashlyn


I love After Hours Pediatric Urgent Care. With 5 children it’s comforting to have a place…where the doctors actually listen, and they always follow up….from stitches to asthma to strep and even flu. This is our first choice hands down.

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Aoife

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