(April 4, 2011) -The Children's Hospital at Memorial University
Medical Center (MUMC) will host a Teddy Bear Hospital on Saturday,
April 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Parking Deck C on the MUMC
Children age 10 and under are encouraged to bring their favorite
teddy bear, stuffed animal, or doll through the mock hospital to
learn some of the ways that hospitals help children feel better.
This fun environment allows doctors, nurses, and technicians to
perform various procedures on the toys, including X-rays, lab
tests, and surgery. At the same time, children get a better
understanding of how hospitals work and learn about wellness and
Participants to this year's Teddy Bear Hospital can meet
representatives from The Children's Hospital at MUMC, SafeKids of
Savannah, Coastal Pet Therapy, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police
Department, Savannah Emergency Services, Children's Miracle Network
Hospitals, Howard Dental Group, Reach Out & Read, 98.7 The
River, Love 101.1, and more.
Memorial University Medical Center is a two-state healthcare
organization serving a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and
southern South Carolina. The system includes its flagship hospital,
a 530-bed academic medical center; Memorial primary
and specialty care physician networks; a major medical
education program; business and
industry services; and NurseOne,
a 24-hour call center. You can follow us at facebook.com/memorialhealth, twitter.com/mymemorial, and youtube.com/memorialhealth.