Nationwide Children’s Hospital to open care center in Grove City

On June 6, Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced its plan to expand its Close To Home network by opening a new center in Grove City. The center will expand convenient access to urgent care and specialized pediatric services for families in Grove City and surrounding areas.

Planned services at the center, to be located at 1350-1370 Stringtown Road, include urgent care, lab services, imaging and EKG testing, and clinical therapies. The Grove City Close To Home Center is anticipated to open in 2026.

“Central Ohio continues to grow, and Nationwide Children’s wants to provide the best access to pediatric care for the entire region,” said Tim Robinson, chief executive officer of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. “Our new Close To Home Center in Grove City will help more children receive the care they need, when they need it.”

Close To Home centers offer community-based diagnostic and therapeutic services for newborns, children and young adults, with services varying by location. Nationwide Children’s currently operates 23 Close To Home centers in central Ohio.

“We and our children are truly blessed to welcome a Nationwide Children’s Hospital Close To Home center with urgent care to our community,” said Grove City Mayor Richard L. “Ike” Stage.

About Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News and World Report’s 2023-24 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit free-standing pediatric health care systems providing unique expertise in pediatric population health, behavioral health, genomics and health equity as the next frontiers in pediatric medicine, leading to best outcomes for the health of the whole child.

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 14,000 that provides state-of-the-art wellness, preventive and rehabilitative care and diagnostic treatment during more than 1.7 million patient visits annually.

As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities.

More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

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