WILCOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INVITES FAMILIES TO KIDS SUMMER FEST
Free community health event on June 4 offers fun educational activities and
free sports physicals for keiki
Wilcox Memorial Hospital presents Kids Summer Fest, a free health education event for kids and families, on Saturday, June 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kaua‘i Marriott Resort in Lῑhu‘e.
Kids Summer Fest promotes healthy, active lifestyles and childhood injury prevention. This year’s event will offer free sports physicals for children ages 5-18 (first-come, first-served), free healthy snacks (while supplies last) and the chance for children to win a bike and helmet. Interactive health and wellness workshops will provide educational information on a variety of topics and include activities such as:
· Obstacle course challenge
· Ocean safety
· Keiki Zumba
· Spin the wheel of fitness
· Ride the Blender Bike
Registration for the event begins onsite at 9 a.m. Registration forms are available online at wilcoxhealth.org/kidssummerfest. Families are encouraged to download and complete the registration form and bring it with them to the event. For more information, call 245-1198.
Wilcox Memorial Hospital is committed to providing Kaua‘i families with accessible, high quality and compassionate health care. Kids Summer Fest is an annual event designed to share valuable health information with the community in a fun, interactive format.
Wilcox Health, which comprises Wilcox Memorial Hospital and Kaua‘i Medical Clinic, is an affiliate of Hawai‘i Pacific Health, one of the state’s largest health care providers.Founded in 1938, Wilcox Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua‘i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua‘i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services in more than 20 specialties including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, internal medicine, neurology, OB/GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. It has a 20-bed emergency department and is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation. The hospital also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) – gold plus award, heart failure (HF) – gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) – silver award. Wilcox has also received the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
Kaua‘i Medical Clinic is the island’s largest clinic and only multi-specialty medical group. More than 85 physicians and mid-level providers offer care in 20 medical specialties. Learn more at wilcoxhealth.org.