Media Alert: Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital hosts Halloween Carnival

Posted on 10/26/2017

Hospitalized children will trick-or-treat in hospital atrium

EVENT:                                 The 10th annual Halloween Carnival

WHEN:                                 Tuesday, Oct. 31

TIME:                                    10-11:30 a.m.

PLACE:                                  Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Atrium, 7 Richland Medical Park Dr.

ABOUT:                                Hospitalized children and their families will have an opportunity to celebrate Halloween by playing carnival games and trick-or-treating in the hospital atrium. Festive, child-friendly tables will be set up throughout the atrium to welcome the children and provide a trick-or-treat experience for them. Palmetto Health’s pumpkin decorating contest entries also will be on display in the atrium.

“Every year we are so overwhelmed by the continued generosity of our employees that give so much to ensure that our patients and families have lots of fun during the Halloween carnival,” said Certified Child Life Specialist Susan Shumpert.

“Team members participate by donating treats, decorating trick-or-treat booths, dressing up in awesome costumes, hosting carnival games and providing fun foods. Not only do patients leave with overflowing bags of treats, but also smiling with hearts overflowing with excitement!”

About Palmetto Health Children's Hospital
Palmetto Health Children's Hospital is South Carolina’s first children's hospital and has more than 150,000 children’s visits each year. It offers more than 30 subspecialties to meet the unique health care needs of children and has central South Carolina's only Children’s Emergency Center. With more than 350 professionals who work exclusively with children, Palmetto Health Children's Hospital has a team of highly skilled and trained experts unmatched by any hospital in the Midlands. Palmetto Health Children's Hospital is the place to go for children's medical care, because the best care matters.


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