As a parent, you never know when your child will need medical attention. These guidelines can help you be prepared when the need arises — giving you a better understanding of when to seek emergency care or when to visit one of our Urgent Care centers. You should always call your child’s pediatrician or family doctor first.
If you think your child is experiencing a medical emergency or life-threatening condition, always call 911. If you think someone is poisoned, call the Central Ohio Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222.
You should always call your child’s pediatrician or family doctor first. Nationwide Children’s Urgent Care locations offer treatment for illnesses and injuries that need immediate attention, but do not need to be handled by the emergency department. Treatment for the following conditions is provided:
– Limited injury treatment services are provided at Main Campus Urgent Care
In case of a serious or life-threatening medical emergency, always call 911. Treatment for the following conditions is provided in the emergency department:
Contact Emergency Services
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
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