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Winchester Hospital and Boston Childrens Hospital invite families to give teddy bears a checkup

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Friday, February 24 at the Burlington Mall from 1-3 p.m.

February 20, 2012

WHO: Winchester HospitalBoston Children’s Hospital and the Burlington Mall

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.

For kids:

  •  “Check-up” for favorite stuffed animal or doll
  • Play doctor and learn how to keep teddy healthy
  • Giveaways
  • Music and entertainment by D.J. Brian McCarthy

For parents:

  • Information on services such as:
  • Pediatrics
  • Maternity
  • 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.

WHERE:

Burlington Mall

Winchester Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital

Second floor, near the food court

75 Middlesex Turnpike

Burlington, MA 01803

The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO
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