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Northern Westchester Hospital to Hold Free Teddy Bear Clinic and Health Fair

Date/Time

Oct 26, 2019
09:00 AM until 12:00 PM

Description

Mount Kisco, NY— Doctors and Nurses from Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) will offer teddy bears and stuffed animals free medical checkups, and demonstrate applying casts, sutures, X-rays, and fixing boo boos at a free Teddy Bear Clinic and Health Fair, Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 9 am to noon. Last tour departs at 11:15am and bi-lingual tour guides will be available to provide tours in Spanish. Held at 400 East Main Street, first floor conference center (park in hospital garage and enter through Main Entrance). The program is designed to help lessen the fear that children may face when they have to be taken to a hospital or physician. Kids, parents and Teddy Bears—dolls welcome as well—will enjoy games and healthy snacks, including germ-buster, hand-hygiene, spin the wheel-of-nutrition, ambulance tours, tips from local police and health and safety lessons. NWH will also provide information on its new Center for Healthy Living. All children and Teddy Bears must be accompanied by an adult. The event is free but registration is required. To register on-line, visit www.2019teddybear.eventbrite.com.

 

About Northern Westchester Hospital

Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH), a member of Northwell Health, provides quality, patient-centered care that is close to home through a unique combination of medical expertise, leading-edge technology, and a commitment to humanity. Over 650 highly-skilled physicians, state-of-the-art technology and professional staff of caregivers are all in place to ensure that you and your family receive treatment in a caring, respectful and nurturing environment. NWH has established extensive internal quality measurements that surpass the standards defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA) National Hospital Quality Measures. Our high-quality standards help to ensure that the treatment you receive at NWH is among the best in the nation. For more information, please visit www.nwhc.net and connect with us on Facebook.

About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, about 750 outpatient facilities and more than 13,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 70,000 employees – 16,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

 

 

Cost

Free

Location

View map Northern Westchester Hospital
400 E. Main Street
, first floor conference center (park in hospital garage and enter through Main Entrance)
Mount Kisco, NY

Additional Information

Neighborhood:

Chappaqua,Mount Kisco

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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