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Wolfson Children’s Hospital opens new specialty center location in Lake City

June 3rd, 2020 · Leave a Comment

The Wolfson Children’s Specialty Center – Lake City has relocated to a new space at 3650 NW DeVane Street, expanding its services and enhancing access to specialists and high-quality, outpatient pediatric care for children in Columbia County and surrounding communities.

Wolfson Children’s Specialty Center – Lake City provides outpatient pediatric subspecialty care in cardiology; otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), physical, occupational and speech rehabilitation therapies; and urology. The Lake City specialty center is staffed by the hospital’s partners in pediatric health care, Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville, and the University of Florida College of Medicine — Jacksonville.

“We are pleased to provide outpatient pediatric care in this beautiful new space,” said Michael D. Aubin, FACHE, hospital president of Wolfson Children’s Hospital. “We recognize how important it is to have convenient access to health care for children, especially for today’s busy families. Our new specialty care location will allow families from Columbia County and the surrounding region to receive world-class pediatric care for their children without having to travel long distances.”

Wolfson Children’s opened its original Lake City specialty center in June 2011. The new 5,400-square-foot location is equipped with state-of-the-art therapy spaces, including a sensory room to serve patients with language, learning or emotional difficulties. It includes a large gym equipped with swings, and a rock wall for physical and occupational therapy treatments. More specialties, including pediatric audiology and orthopedic/sports medicine services, are coming soon.

Wolfson Children’s Specialty Center – Lake City is conveniently located off of US Hwy 90 west of Interstate 75. From W. US Hwy 90, take NW Hall of Fame Drive to NW DeVane Street. For additional information, please visit wolfsonchildrens.com/columbiacounty.

In addition to Wolfson Children’s Specialty Center – Lake City, Wolfson Children’s operates six other specialty care centers in Daytona Beach, Fleming Island/Clay County, Tallahassee, Brunswick, Ga., Valdosta, Ga., and Waycross, Ga.

As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, all Wolfson Children’s facilities including Lake City have additional guidelines in place to care for patients in a safe manner without exposing them to the risk of infection. These include prescreening and screening at the door, limited entry points, social distancing, requiring masks and frequently cleaning common areas. More information is available at wolfsonchildrens.com/safety.

Wolfson Children’s Hospital consistently ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals and was recently named one of the top 10 children’s hospitals in the country by Leapfrog Group, a patient safety and quality assessment organization.

Wolfson Children’s Hospital cares for children from North Florida, South Georgia and beyond, providing services in partnership with pediatric physician specialists with Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville, University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville and Emergency Resources Group.

For additional information, visit wolfsonchildrens.com.

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