What’s that?: Readers are wondering what’s planned for a pad site in front of The Home Depot at the Galvez Shopping Center, north of Interstate 45, on the island. Earlier this year, this column buzzed a medical facility/clinic was planned for the site. Since then, more details have surfaced.
The University of Texas Medical Branch confirmed it’s planning a 7,500-square-foot pediatric clinic and urgent care facility at the site, 6416 Broadway. Island Pediatric West and Urgent Care will include 12 patient rooms — 11 exam rooms and one treatment room — and will offer pediatric primary care during the day and urgent care after hours.