Special to 1831Galion

Avita Health System has announced the opening of their new walk-in clinic and medical offices at 24 East Whitney Ave. in Shelby. The facility will officially open on February 1 at 8:00 AM.

“We’re excited to offer urgent care, primary care, and specialty services in Shelby,” explained Jerry Morasko, President/CEO of Avita Health System. “Our newest clinic provides a convenient third option for urgent care needs in Richland County, joining our Bellville and Ontario Walk-In Clinics. In addition, we will have family medicine, cardiology, urology, bariatrics, OB-GYN, and more to come. Our focus is to continue providing additional access to healthcare services to our newest community.”

Avita purchased the 47,730 sq. ft. property in October 2023 and has been renovating the facility for over 3 months. It boasts three medical suites, 18 patient rooms, and brings approximately 25 new jobs to the area.

Starting February 1, Shelby Walk-in Clinic will be open 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM, 7 days per week, to provide urgent care services. The following providers will have medical offices at this new location and are accepting patients:

  • Justin Eagleston, MD, Bariatric/General Surgery – 567-307-7854
  • William Polinski, DO, Cardiology – 419-462-4600
  • Thomas Smith, DO, Bariatric Surgery – 419-462-3839
  • David Stormont, MD, Family Medicine – 419-462-3425
  • Sean Hart, CNP, Urology – 419-468-0732
  • Jamie Ladd, CNP, Family Medicine – 567-247-0872
  • Women’s Care, OB/GYN – 567-307-7869

Source, Photo: Avita Health System