The Medical Center of Aurora to Host Fall Family Festival
Fall Family Festival
Aurora, CO, September 22, 2010 - HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) will host the Fall Family Festival, a free Halloween event, on Oct 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event brings families together to celebrate fall with amusements and rides, while also informing families about health care and safety. The Medical Center of Aurora is located at 1501 S. Potomac St., in Aurora.
Families can enjoy trick-or-treating at community partner booths, professional sports mascots, pony rides, arts and crafts, a rock climbing wall, fire trucks, ambulances, police cars, AirLife helicopters, youth performance groups and a Bike Rodeo. Food and drink will also be available. The event also features free car seat safety checks, helmet safety checks, $25 flu shots, $35 FluMist nasal spray (child & adult) and $50 Pneumonia vaccine.
“The Fall Family Festival is an opportunity for families to come together and learn about important health and safety information. It’s a great way for TMCA to enrich the general health of families in Aurora,” said John Hill, president and CEO of The Medical Center of Aurora.
The Girl Scouts will also be hosting a Community Food Drive at this event, so don't forget to bring some canned goods to donate!
For more information about the Fall Family Festival or The Medical Center of Aurora, please visit www.auroramed.com or call 303-695-2600.
About The Medical Center of Aurora
The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence, is an acute care hospital with specialization in cardiovascular services, neurosciences, oncology, surgery and women’s services. The Medical Center of Aurora also has Primary Stroke Certification.
The hospital is a Level II trauma center, serving the eastern metro area and I-70 corridor with emergency care, EMS education and support. Licensed for 346 beds, the facility is located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi in Aurora, Colo., and encompasses South and North Campus locations along with Centennial Medical Plaza in the southeast metro area. Selected as “The Best Company to Work for in Colorado” (2007), the hospital and its three campuses are part of the HealthONE System of Excellence.
HealthONE is the largest healthcare system in the metro Denver area with 8,500 employees and 3,000 affiliated physicians. Named Colorado’s “Best Company for Working Families” – large business category (2004, 2005, 2006), the health system was created in 1995 as a 50/50 joint venture between non-profit The Colorado Health Foundation and various affiliates of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA).