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Second Annual Family Day at New Milford Hospital on Saturday April 6th

Monday, March 11, 2013 - New Milford, CT

Famiily Day at New Milford  Hospital

New Milford Hospital invites the community to attend its Second Annual Family Day at New Milford Hospital on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free, fun-filled day has become one of New Milford Hospital's signature events for the entire family.

Family Day activities start at New Milford Hospital's main entrance and parking is available in the Visitors' lot. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The annual event actively promotes physical activity, health education, screenings, good nutrition and general health, wellness and safety. The day features plenty of indoor/outdoor education, and tours will be provided of the many high-tech, state-of-the-art programs and services available at New Milford Hospital.

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Family Day Activities

  • Health Screenings
  • Plow to Plate Healthy Foods Program
  • Senior Suppers education
  • Tours of One Day Surgery and Radiology
  • Learn about integrative medicine programs and services
  • New Milford Hospital Therapy Dogs
  • Face Painting
  • Governor's Horse Guard* (*weather permitting)
  • Distracted Driving Demo
  • Pratt Center Seed Planting
  • K-9 Dog Demo
  • Amber Alert Child IDs

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 about the Second Annual Family Day at New Milford Hospital, call 1-800-350-1595, or visit Because there will also be a variety of outdoor activities, please call the phone number listed above in the event of inclement weather.

About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region's premier, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. The organization is anchored by two nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital, as well as their affiliated organizations. In addition to the two hospitals, the continuum of care offered includes the following affiliates:

  • Western Connecticut Medical Group, an integrated physician practice with primary and specialty care expertise
  • Western Connecticut Home Care, an agency for home care and community health services
  • The Western Connecticut Health Network Foundations
  • emergency medical and Level II trauma services
  • an occupational wellness and medicine program, providing services for business and industry
  • a nationally renowned Biomedical Research Institute

Western Connecticut Health Network has centers of excellence in women's health, cardiovascular and cancer services; minimally invasive joint and spine surgery; digestive disorders, weight-loss (bariatric) surgery, and radiology and diagnostic imaging. It also offers specialized programs for neonatology with a Level IIIb neonatal intensive care unit and accredited sleep disorder centers. Both hospitals also maintain active clinical research programs, offering clinical trials for patients with cancer and other health concerns. Danbury Hospital was named a Top 100 Hospital by US News and World reports in 2012; a and a Top 100 for Value by Cleverly and Associates. New Milford Hospital is well known as a Planetree hospital and for its Plow to Plate, farm to table food program.

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