Omega Pediatrics is a leading pediatric primary care practice in the Greater Atlanta area of Georgia. We provide the most accessible care with hours of service up to 9 pm on weekdays as well as telemedicine access for the convenience of busy families. If you are new to the area, below is a summary of Norcross.
Norcross is a city located northeast of downtown Atlanta in Gwinnett County, Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,116. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population to be 16,787 as of 2016. It is a relatively small, quaint suburban city of 4.64 square miles. This racially diverse city is a mix of residential and commercial areas. The Gwinnett County Transit System and MARTA can convey people around the Gwinnett County and to downtown Atlanta, which is helpful for many commuters. Residents can also enjoy the various parks and facilities scattered throughout Norcross.
Norcross offers its residents various basic amenities and infrastructure that make urban living comfortable and in fact, a pleasure. Plenty of money goes to preserving the city’s landmarks and maintaining and revitalizing basic infrastructure in Norcross. The residents have the privilege of using the city’s public transport system throughout the city and county. Aside from driving, the transit system and the local MARTA stations are excellent ways commuters can easily access metro Atlanta. Residents are also able to enjoy amenities, such as centralized shopping hubs, and the historic downtown Norcross area.
The Local and State Government provide many employment opportunities in the City of Norcross. Three of the highest employers in Norcross are the Gwinnett County Public School System (20,942 employees), the Gwinnett County Government (5,042 employees), and the Gwinnett Health Care System (4,090 employees). Most Norcross residents in the workforce commute at least 29.4 minutes to work, meaning that a majority of jobs presently taken are outside city boundaries.
Similar to other cities and residential areas surrounding Atlanta, there is a large focus on the health of female and adolescent youth. There are a few practices solely dedicated to female healthcare. Some of them are the Complete Women’s Healthcare and the Georgia Center for Female Health. The local pediatric clinics are not optimally adapted for the busy or the working families, with all to them, but the urgent care centers shutting their doors before 5 pm on week days. Omega Pediatrics serves a lot of city residents because its unique hours, and it is 25 minutes from the City center. It is also easily accessible during the hours of 11 pm to 9 pm on the weekdays, making it possible for parents to get home from work and still be able to access the pediatrician for routine visits as well as sick visits.
There are many accredited public and private school located in Norcross Atlanta that are dedicated to teaching students the necessary knowledge needed to facilitate a successful future and career. Wesleyan School is one such private school, and Norcross High School ranks as the #1 International Baccalaureate school in Georgia and ranks 41st in the nation. Other notable schools near or in Norcross include Georgia Gwinnett College, Georgia State University and Perimeter College.
The Norcross Parks and Recreation Program maintains and preserves nine parks through the city, some of which include Heritage Park, Veterans Park and Summerour Park. Some of the several parks in Norcross host fun events and celebrations for residents to enjoy. A few concerts meant to strengthen the community in Norcross are the Summer Concert Series in Thrasher Park, which also serves as a collection site for the CAN Do drive; Jazz in the Alley at Betty Mauldin Park; and First Friday Concerts at the Norcross Community Center.
The Local Government provides the citizens and visitors with multiple events and opportunities to enjoy the cultural and social aspects of Norcross. Lionheart Theatre Company, one of metro Atlanta’s leading award winning community theaters, has its home in Norcross and hosts a variety of events, classes and shows inside and outside the Norcross community year round. There are also a number of community events in historic downtown Norcross available for residents and visitors young and old. With the use of MARTA for quick access, you can make it to numerous attractions within minutes of exiting the city.
Omega Pediatrics Difference: At Omega Pediatrics in Roswell we understand the challenges that parents face when their children develop symptoms late in the day or after hours. Many pediatric offices rarely see patients after 4 pm however we are open every weekday up to 9 pm for both appointments and walk-ins. We also have telemedicine via evisits for our known patients. Our clinic is one of the easily accessible pediatric primary care clinics in Roswell and Alpharetta. We provide pediatric primary care to families in the North Fulton area and beyond, serving families that live in Milton, Sandy Springs, Johns Creek, Duluth, Cumming, Woodstock-Canton and beyond.
Immunizations and checkups after-hours: One advantage of switching to Omega Pediatrics for your child’s primary care is that you can bring your child in for immunization or annual checkup after regular business hours. We provide this service because we have passion for what we do and we want to be a comfortable and convenient service, not the ordinary pediatric doctor’s office.