Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (April 4, 2013)---Botsford Hospital hosts its sixth annual Safety Fair on Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., in the Community Room of its Zieger Administration & Education Center. This fun, FREE event for the whole family offers hands-on demonstrations for keeping everyone safe in and out of your home this summer. Many activities for kids, plus the popular Children's Hospital Helmet Booth*.
What else? AAA Traffic Safety's driving simulator, orthopedic information, Dr. Paws Pet Assisted Therapy Dogs, Community EMS ambulance tours, Farmington Hills Fire Department demonstrating its smoke house, Farmington Hills Emergency Preparedness Commission, Farmington Hills Police Department, medical transport helicopter tours, Botsford's Emergency & Trauma Center, DTE's weather safety booth, Botsford's Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department on preventing falls and maintaining balance, American Red Cross Disaster Services giving a shelter simulation, a visit from Maverick from the Redford Township Police Department's K-9 Unit, plus giveaways and games. Questions? Contact Rhonda Thompson, RN, Botsford's Trauma Outreach & Injury Prevention Coordinator, at (248) 888-2586.
* Helmet sizes and colors are limited. While supplies last. For kids 14 and younger. Free bicycle helmet available for the first 100 children. Sizes cannot be guaranteed. First come, first served. Child must be present. Safety expert available to properly size and fit all helmets, including helmets brought from home.
ABOUT BEAUMONT HEALTH
Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare in 2014 to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to the highest quality, compassionate care, no matter where they live in southeast Michigan. The organization has budgeted net revenue of $4.1 billion and consists of eight hospitals with 3,337 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5000 physicians and 35,000 employees and about 3,500 volunteers. In 2014, the combined organizations had 175,675 inpatient admissions, 16,229 births and 492,148 emergency visits. Beaumont Health is the largest health system in Michigan for inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. For more information, visit beaumonthealth.org.
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PHONE: (248) 442-7986