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1/8/19news article

Dayton Children’s launches Kids Express

innovative new concept for when parents needs a quick option for the "small" stuff

 

Dayton Children’s Hospital will open Kids Express in Springboro on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - the trial of a new concept in pediatric-focused health care. It combines the convenience of a retail clinic approach and online scheduling with the pediatric expertise of a specially trained nurse practitioner. While there are a lot of retail clinics for adults, this is the only one in Ohio with care that is just right for kids and focused on their unique needs.

“We know that parents are busy and need options,” says Deborah Feldman, president and CEO of Dayton Children’s. “We also know that when their child gets sick, many times they already have a pretty good idea what is wrong. We wanted to give them an option for care that they can trust is kid-focused but is also easy and fast.”

Kids Express is located at 662 North Main Street in Springboro, Ohio, to take care of low-acuity conditions. If their pediatrician’s office is full or closed, parents can choose Kids Express. Similar to making an appointment at a pediatrician’s office, parents should save their spot online to make sure their visit is at a convenient time for them and to reduce the amount of time spent in the waiting room. When they arrive at Kids Express, a pediatric trained nurse practitioner will assess and treat their illness or injury.

Kids Express sees children ages 6 weeks to 18 years old, from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm seven days a week.  Parents can bring their children in for everyday issues such as:

  • Seasonal allergies
  • Sinus infection
  • Colds
  • Flu
  • Sore/strep throats
  • Earaches and ear infections
  • Minor cuts and bruises (no stitches)
  • Pink eye
  • Rashes/poison ivy/oak
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vomiting, diarrhea
  • Bug bites/stings
  • Splinter removal
  • Ear wax removal
  • Lice
  • Impetigo
  • Mononucleosis
  • Scabies
  • Ringworm
  • Swimmers ear
  • Sunburn

hours:

9:00 am to 9:00 pm, every day

making an appointment:

Similar to making an appointment at a pediatrician’s office, parents should save their spot online to make sure their visit is at a convenient time for them and to reduce the amount of time spent in the waiting room.  Walk-ins are also welcome, however scheduled patients will be seen first so we encourage you to check in before you arrive.

save your spot

address:

662 North Main Street, Springboro, OH 45066 (view map)

payment:

Insurance, credit cards or check paid in full (no cash accepted)

reminder:

Kids Express is *not* an urgent care or an emergency department. Parents should choose those other options if their child is having trouble breathing, bleeding profusely, needs stitches or care above what a pediatrician could take care of during an office visit. Kids Express also does not keep any prescription medications on site.  

contact us

If you are interested in pursuing a story about Dayton Children's please contact:

Stacy Porter
public relations manager
937-641-3666