(March 22, 2012) - The Children's Hospital at Memorial
University Medical Center (MUMC) will host the 22nd annual Teddy
Bear Hospital on Saturday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at
Parking Deck C on the MUMC campus.
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, Children's Miracle Network
Hospitals, Reach Out & Read, 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.