Farmington Hills, MI (February 11, 2008)--- As part of National Patient Safety Awareness Week, Botsford Hospital is hosting a Safety and Injury Prevention Fair on Wednesday, March 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Community Room of Botsford Hospital’s Zieger Administration & Education Building. The free event is open to individuals, families and groups of all ages.
There will be experts on car safety, 911 safety, fitness, fall prevention, electrical safety, medication safety, pet safety, internet safety, tornadoes and weather safety, car seat safety, poisoning and more. For questions about this fair, please contact Barbara Smith, RN, Botsford’s Trauma Program Manager, at (248) 888-2575.
Botsford Hospital, an independent 330-bed community teaching hospital in Farmington Hills, Mich., was founded in 1965. Nationally recognized for quality, safety and medical education programs, Botsford has received the 2006 Governor’s Award for Improving Patient Safety and Quality of Care in the Hospital Setting, and, in 2007, a three-year recertification as a Chest Pain Center from the Society of Chest Pain Centers. Botsford is proceeding towards a Level II Trauma Verification through the American College of Surgeons. Botsford’s Web address is www.botsford.org.
MEDIA CONTACT: Nancy Dumas, Beth Montalvo or Stacy Brand
PHONE: (248) 442-7986