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Memorial Hospital Unveils Bakersfield’s First Children’s Emergency Room


Robert A. Grimm Children’s Pavilion for Emergency Services Opens This Spring

BAKERSFIELD, CA – March 27, 2017 – Memorial Hospital will celebrate the completion of Kern County’s first pediatric emergency room, the Robert A. Grimm Children’s Pavilion for Emergency Services during a private event on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The opening celebration will include a short program and donor recognition. Local dignitaries, community partners and hospital leadership will be in attendance and media is welcome to attend.

DATE: Thursday, March 30, 2017
TIME: 5:30pm (program begins at 6pm)
LOCATION: Memorial Hospital – 420 34th Street, North side of the campus – enter off San Dimas Street

The Robert A. Grimm Children’s Pavilion for Emergency Services is the latest addition to Children’s Services at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital. The Children’s Pavilion is the only dedicated pediatric emergency department between Los Angeles and Madera. This completes the continuum of care for pediatric patients in our community.

The new Children’s Pavilion is located adjacent to the existing emergency department and features separate waiting and treatment areas for pediatric patients. It includes an urgent care “fast track” exclusively for these patients. All patients will be seen by doctors and nurses specially trained in pediatric medicine. The Robert A. Grimm Children’s Pavilion for Emergency Services enables Memorial to deliver essential care in a comforting environment for children and their families.

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