Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Halloween Hoopla Happening Oct. 28

DERBY - The 15th Annual Children’s Health and Safety Fair will be “treating” families to Halloween fun on Fri., Oct. 28 from 3-8 p.m. at Warsaw Park on Pulaski Highway in Ansonia.

Griffin Hospital Community Outreach and Valley Parish Nurse Program, The Valley Community Foundation, Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley, and Griffin Faculty Physicians encourage families to put on their Halloween costumes and come to a “Halloween Hoopla,” featuring free healthy treats, games, and information on a variety of health, wellness and safety programs. The event will be held rain or shine.

“The Halloween Hoopla will be a safe, family-friendly environment where children can do their trick-or-treating and the whole family can learn about important information that will keep them safe and healthy on Halloween and year-round,” said Daun Barrett, RN, Director of Griffin Hospital's Community Outreach and Valley Parish Nursing Program.

Interactive health, wellness and safety displays at the event will include poison prevention, good hand washing, and how to call 9-1-1. There will also be a bike helmet clinic and a safety house exhibit to teach about safety features in homes. Free bike helmets will be available for the first 500 children.

For more information, call 203-732-1337 or 203-732-7584.
(This is a press release from Griffin Hospital)

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