July 13, 2019 10:00 a.m.
New health and wellness center will provide women’s services, pediatric care, rehabilitation services, a YMCA, and more, under one roof
Jacksonville, Fla., July 11, 2019 – In response to the growing needs of families in the Nocatee area, Baptist Health will open a new, two-story, 83,000-square-foot health and wellness center, Baptist HealthPlace at Nocatee. Scheduled to open in summer 2020, the center will be situated on a 12-acre site located west of Nocatee Town Center and the Lakeside neighborhood, facing Nocatee Parkway.
Baptist HealthPlace at Nocatee will serve as a central location for a variety of health and wellness services for the whole family – adults, seniors and children. It will extend the expertise of Wolfson Children’s Hospital to the Nocatee community through outpatient services and programming focused on child health. Wolfson Children’s is ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and is among the Top Children’s Hospitals, a recognition by The Leapfrog Group earned by less than 15 hospitals in the country.
In one convenient location, Baptist HealthPlace at Nocatee will house multiple specialties including primary care, behavioral health, orthopedics, cardiology, otolaryngology (ENT), OB/GYN care, and pediatric rehab services by Wolfson Children’s Rehabilitation.
Brooks Rehabilitation will relocate its existing Nocatee clinic to Baptist HealthPlace. The team of Brooks highly trained clinicians will provide the community with outpatient physical therapy services and treat diagnoses such as sports injuries, balance impairments and orthopedic injuries.
With an emphasis on promoting good health, Baptist HealthPlace at Nocatee also will feature a YMCA with full workout facilities, a covered outdoor greenspace referred to as an “airnasium,” family-oriented programming and child care at no cost for members. A Healthy Living Center, staffed by a Baptist health coach, will provide free health screenings, one-on-one wellness consultations, and “Talk with a Doc” events on a variety of health topics. In addition, an on-site café will feature healthy food choices.
Baptist HealthPlace at Nocatee is designed to provide a full spectrum of services, with same- and next-day appointment availability, easy access to and communication with providers, online appointment scheduling and extended hours on weekdays and weekends.
“Our vision is to create a convenient place for health and wellness that helps people get well and stay healthy,” said Brett McClung, president and CEO of Baptist Health. “We’re going to continue to listen to the voice of our consumers in Nocatee to make sure our design evolves so it meets their needs now, as well as in the future.”
Baptist Health has been committed to the Nocatee community since opening Baptist Primary Care in Nocatee Town Center in 2015. The current Baptist Primary Care office will relocate to Baptist HealthPlace at Nocatee when it opens in summer 2020 and is projected to double the number of providers.
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About Baptist Health
Baptist Health is a faith-based, mission-driven system in Northeast Florida comprised of Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville; Baptist Medical Center Beaches; Baptist Medical Center Nassau; Baptist Medical Center South; Baptist Clay Medical Campus and Wolfson Children’s Hospital – the region’s only children’s hospital. All Baptist Health hospitals, along with Baptist Home Health Care, have achieved Magnet™ status for excellence in patient care. Baptist Health is part of Coastal Community Health, a highly integrated regional hospital network focused on significant initiatives designed to enhance the quality and value of care provided to our contiguous communities. Baptist Health has the area’s only dedicated heart hospital; orthopedic institute; women’s services; neurological institute, including comprehensive neurosurgical services, a comprehensive stroke center and two primary stroke centers; a Bariatric Center of Excellence; a full range of psychology and psychiatry services; urgent care services; and primary and specialty care physicians’ offices throughout Northeast Florida. Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is a regional destination for multidisciplinary cancer care which is clinically integrated with the MD Anderson Cancer Center, the internationally renowned cancer treatment and research institution in Houston. For more details, visit baptistjax.com.