Event Gives the Community's Youngest Patients an
Opportunity to Tour the Hospital's ER
White Plains, NY (November 4, 2013) – Children of all ages are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal or doll for evaluation and treatment by doctors, nurses and other health professionals at White Plains Hospital's free Ted E. Bear Hospital, to be held on Saturday, November 9 from 9am – 12 pm. A limited supply of teddy bears will be on hand for those who do not have their own.
The Ted E. Bear Hospital will give children a chance to familiarize themselves with the happenings of an Emergency Department, hospital staff and procedures. Organized by White Plains Hospital's Emergency Department nurses, this "Stuffed Animal Hospital" will teach kids about healthcare in a fun, positive way, alleviating fears of the hospital.
There will be a lot to do and learn including free refreshments, coloring books, and valuable information on a variety of children's safety topics.
For more information or to reserve a spot, please call 914-681-1119. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, seeing over 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is an eleven-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.