Nationwide Childrens Hospital Opens New Downtown Close To HomeSM Center

November 15, 2010

To help accommodate growth, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has moved several clinics from its East Central Close To HomeSM Center to a new downtown location.

Effective Monday, November 15, Behavioral Health Services and the Adolescent Medicine Clinic are moving to the new Downtown Close To HomeSM Center at 495 E. Main Street. All other services will remain at the East Central location at 899 E. Broad Street. The new center offers patients and their families a larger facility and a bigger, adjacent parking lot.

The Nationwide Children’s Close To HomeSM Centers offer community-based testing, treatment and care for newborns, children and adolescents at convenient locations. There are currently 14 Close To HomeSM Centers with locations in Canal Winchester, Downtown, Dublin, East Columbus, Gahanna, Hilliard, Ironton, Mansfield, Newark and Westerville. For more information about Nationwide Children’s Close To HomeSM Centers, go to

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 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 freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at