Shriners Hospitals for Children Nurses Attend Health Fair in Carson City

Two nurses from Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California will meet with parents and families at the Hand-Up Resource Fair in Carson City, Nev., from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 8. The event takes place at Mills Park, 111 E. William Street. Donald Neal, R.N., and Charleen Singh, R.N., will introduce participants to services provided by the Shriners regional pediatric medical center in Sacramento, which serves families throughout Nevada, including Reno and Carson City.  The first 100 visitors to the Shriners Hospital booth will receive a tote bag with the hospital logo.

Located just minutes from downtown Sacramento, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California provides comprehensive, compassionate care to children with orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip, scars from any cause and other complex surgical needs. The hospital is a leading provider of care to children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, limb deficiencies, hand differences, scoliosis and more. Children and teens with sports injuries of the knee, shoulder and ankle seek the expert care of orthopaedic team at the Northern California Shriners Hospital, which also is the leading provider of pediatric burn care in California and Nevada. Care extends to children with hairy nevus, ear abnormalities, birthmarks, and facial feature abnormalities. In 2014, the Northern California Shriners Hospital expanded its services to include pediatric surgery for children with gastro-intestinal diseases, an-rectal disorders, and chest wall malformations. At the Northern California Shriners Hospital, there are no barriers to care. Admission is based on age and diagnosis, and all care is provided regardless of the family’s ability to pay. Parents can call the hospital directly to request an appointment at 916-453-2191.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is devoted to transforming the lives of children through excellence in treatment, teaching and research.  Located at 2425 Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California provides care to children with orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip, scars from any cause and other complex surgical needs. There are no barriers to care as admission is based on age and diagnosis.   Care is provided regardless of the family’s ability to pay. For further information call (916) 453-2000 or visit here to learn more about making an appointment.

 

Media Contact:  Catherine Curran | Public Relations (916) 453-2218 | ccurran@shrinenet.org

 

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