McLeod Children’s Hospital To Host Camp Health

Florence, SC –  Children ages five through 12 who have been recently hospitalized at McLeod Regional Medical Center have the opportunity to experience exciting adventures with Camp Health. Hosted each year by McLeod Children’s Hospital, Camp Health is a free camp that includes both fun and educational activities.

Upcoming Camp Health events include:

  • McLeod Farms, October 30, 2015 (Register by October 26)
  • South Carolina State Museum, May 21, 2016 (Register by May 16)
  • Piratesville Splash Pad & Skateland, June 17, 2016 (Register by June 13)
  • WonderWorks & Ripley’s Aquarium, July 15, 2016 (Register by July 11)
  • Frankie’s Fun Park, August 12, 2016 (Register by August 8)

To find out more information about Camp Health or to register for these events, please call the McLeod Child Life Specialist at (843) 777-8542. Sponsored by the McLeod Health Foundation, Camp Health is a safe environment for children, staffed by nurses, dieticians, a child life specialist and specially trained volunteers.

About McLeod Children’s Hospital

McLeod Children’s Hospital provides the highest level of pediatric care and technology available in the region to children living in Northeastern South Carolina and Southeastern North Carolina. Each year, more than 22,000 children receive care from McLeod Children’s Hospital either as an inpatient, outpatient or rehabilitation patient. Nearly 100 beds at McLeod are dedicated to serving the needs of children, including those in the Children’s Hospital, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and Day Hospital. McLeod also offers the services of a specially designated Children’s Hospital Ambulance to transport children and newborns from community hospitals throughout the region to the high-tech, lifesaving specialists at the Children’s Hospital.  McLeod Children’s Hospital is one of 170 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in North America. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children by raising funds and awareness for its members. Each year, these non-profit hospitals treat more than 17 million children afflicted with disease, injuries and birth defects of every kind by providing the finest in medical care, life-saving research and preventative education. A hallmark of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is that 100 percent of every dollar raised in a community stays there to help children in need.

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