Nationwide Childrens Hospital Ironton Close To HomeSM Center and ChildLab Moves to New Site in South Point, Ohio

May 3, 2011

Effective, May 2, 2011, the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Close To HomeSM Center in Ironton, Ohio will move to 55 Township Road, 508E, South Point, Ohio 45680 for approximately six months. This location will continue to offer neurology, urology and cardiology specialty clinics in addition to ChildLab laboratory services to the Lawrence County community.

The lease agreement for the previous Ironton Close To HomeSM Center at 407 South 3rd Street was not renewed; therefore, Nationwide Children’s is in the process of seeking out a new permanent location to continue providing Ironton area physicians and patients with our services.

The Ironton Close To HomeSM Center will continue to offer the following pediatric and adolescent services:

  • Cardiology Clinic
  • ChildLab Laboratory Services
  • Neurology Clinic
  • Urology Clinic

Nationwide Children’s Close To HomeSM Centers offer community-based testing, treatment and care for children and families depending on the needs of the community at convenient locations. ChildLab staff are specially trained in pediatrics and are able to conduct a full range of laboratory tests which are sent to Nationwide Children’s for analysis in order to maintain high quality diagnostic care. Visit

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