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4/19/2018

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Invites Community to a Kids Safety Fair on May 12


(Breese, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese invites the community to attend their Kids Safety Fair event on May 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Breese Central Community High School. This event will provide various safety education topics for kids in preschool through eighth grade.
 
The Kids Safety Fair will offer bike helmet fittings, and the first 75 children to get fitted will receive a helmet. Other booths at the safety fair include car seat safety checks, swimming/lifejacket safety, nutrition information and much more. The Illinois State Police K9 Unit, the local EMS and fire department, as well as the Air Rescue flight will be onsite to give talks and demonstrations. Snacks, giveaways and prizes will also be given out.
 
“We are excited to bring an event like this to our community, and we hope to provide a fun-filled, educational day for families,” said Serra Morton, Director of Women and Infants at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.
 
“Working in the Emergency Department, we see many cases throughout the year that could have been avoided. It is our goal to provide safety information that can help families avoid a trip to the hospital, said Ashley White, Emergency Department Manager at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.
 
For more information, please contact Serra at serra.morton@hshs.org or Ashley at ashley.white@hshs.org.

Media Contacts

Ashley Gramann
Communications Manager
ashley.gramann@hshs.org
 
Terriann Tharp
Division Director, Marketing & Communications
Phone: 217-347-1275
terriann.tharp@hshs.org