*** MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY***
Winchester Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital invite families to give their teddy bears a check-up
Friday, February 24 at the Burlington Mall from 1-3 p.m.
February 20, 2012
WHAT: A Teddy Bear Clinic, hosted by Winchester Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital to educate and engage children about visiting their doctor or hospital emergency department.
Fun and informative for all ages, children are encouraged to bring their favorite stuffed animal or doll for a “check-up” and learn important health and safety tips. Parents will be provided information about child health and pediatric services offered at Winchester Hospital and Boston Children’s.
Child life specialists and nurses will conduct the clinic and be available to parents for questions. For over a decade, Children’s has partnered with Winchester Hospital to provide emergency care, neonatology, inpatient services, gastroenterology and neurology.
- “Check-up” for favorite stuffed animal or doll
- Play doctor and learn how to keep teddy healthy
- Music and entertainment by D.J. Brian McCarthy
- Information on services such as:
- Fitness classes
- Childbirth classes
For more information or in the event of inclement weather, call 781.756.4796.
*The first 100 children to arrive will receive a free teddy bear!
WHEN: Friday, February 24, 2012, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Winchester Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital
Second floor, near the food court
75 Middlesex Turnpike
Burlington, MA 01803