Nationwide Childrens Hospital Opens New Close To Home Center in Springfield

August 1, 2012

Nationwide Children’s Hospital recently opened a new Close To HomeSM Center in Springfield, OH. Effective August 1, 2012, the new facility will feature ChildLab laboratory services with extended hours and pediatric specialty clinics.

Located at 1644 N. Limestone Street, the building will house one-day per week Pulmonary, Endocrinology and ENT Clinics with additional services to be announced. The former Springfield ChildLab at 2624 Lexington Avenue has relocated to this new site.

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 pediatric phlebotomy 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.

For more information, including hours of operation, visit, or call (740) 532-2701.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 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 1.5 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