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New Milford Hospital Conducts First Family Day Event

Wednesday, March 07, 2012 - New Milford, CT

2012 Family Day at New Milford Hospital

New Milford Hospital invites you to join us at the first Family Day at New Milford Hospital on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fun-filled day will surely become one of New Milford Hospital’s signature events for the whole family.

Family Day activities start at New Milford Hospital’s main entrance and parking is available in the visitors’ lot, including valet parking. Children must be accompanied by an adult. There will be a variety of outdoor activities, so in the event of inclement weather please call us at 1-800-482-1387.

This first year’s theme is “Good Health is a Family Matter” to promote physical activity, good nutrition and general wellness. The day features plenty of “hands-on” activities and introduces “high-tech” programs and services available at New Milford Hospital.

Event Activities

  • Bike Helmet Safety
  • Plow to Plate ™ Healthy Foods Program
  • Face Painting
  • K-9 Dog Demo
  • Governor’s Horse Guard
  • Amber Alert Child IDs
  • Health Screenings
  • Tours – One Day Surgery, Center for Sleep Medicine and Radiology
  • Music & Fitness

Attendees will have an opportunity to tour an ambulance, fire and police vehicle.

Family Day at New Milford Hospital has been made possible by the generous support of Western Connecticut Health Network employees, volunteers, and local first responders. There are a limited number of fun giveaways while supplies last.

For more information, call 1-800-482-1387, or visit

About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is a patient-centered health care organization established in 2010 by two nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and their affiliated organizations, to provide the highest level of care to patients throughout Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. In addition to the two hospitals, other network affiliates include:

  • An integrated physician practice with primary and specialty care expertise
  • An agency for home care and community health services
  • A full-service retail pharmacy located at Danbury Hospital
  • Emergency medical services
  • An occupational wellness and medicine program, providing services for business and industry

Western Connecticut Health Network has centers of excellence in Women’s, neonatal, cardiovascular and cancer services; weight loss and orthopedic surgery; digestive disorders and radiology and diagnostic imaging. It also offers specialized programs for sleep disorders and asthma management.  Both hospitals also maintain active clinical research programs, offering clinical trials for patients with cancer and other health concerns.

For more information, visit