University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital brings free and fast health care to Central. The HealthSpot station is open during the evening and on weekends – when doctor’s ofﬁces are normally closed. No appointment is needed and walk-ins are welcome! Patients will be able to talk to a UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital doctor through a video screen and get a physical exam with the help of a medical attendant. At the end of the visit, you will know what is wrong and what steps to take to help your child get better.
The new UH Rainbow HealthSpotSM station is located in the E. 55th St. and Quincy Ave. neighborhood inside Friendly Inn Settlement House (2386 Unwin Road) and offers patients with minor sicknesses a place to go instead of the emergency room. Children between the ages of 3 and 18 can visit the UH Rainbow HealthSpotSM station weekdays from 5:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. and weekends from 1 p.m. – 11 p.m. Those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The HealthSpot station will see children with the following illnesses:
- Cold or cough
- Upper respiratory infection
- Sore throat
- Sinus symptoms
- Eye conditions (pinkeye, stye)
- Rashes and skin conditions
- Mild vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pain
- Urinary or bladder symptoms such as pain for frequent urination
Monday – Friday: 5:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 1 p.m. – 11 p.m.
No appointments needed walk-ins welcome!
For more information please call 216-844-0172.
The UH Rainbow HealthSpotSM station is free for pediatric patients and is supported by a $12.7 million Healthcare Innovation Award to UH Rainbow from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, aimed at improving the delivery of health care to children in northeast Ohio while reducing costs.
The HealthSpot, HealthSpot Station, and University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital names and logo are trademarks of both HealthSpot, Inc. and University Hospitals. All rights reserved. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
~ Article submitted by Rachel Hanna of University Hospitals.