MAYWOOD, IL – Loyola Medicine is partnering with AMITA Health to sponsor Kids Free Days August 8-10 at Brookfield Zoo.
Children age 11 and under will receive free general admission to the zoo, located at 8400 31st Street, Brookfield, Illinois. Loyola and AMITA Health are also sponsoring a variety of family-friendly activities on Tuesday, August 9, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm at Brookfield Zoo's Swan Pavilion and throughout the park.
“Loyola is proud to partner with AMITA Health to provide fun and entertainment for area families at Brookfield Zoo,” said Daniel Post, executive vice president, network development and system integration. “We hope families will enjoy the zoo and stop by for free health screenings, demonstrations and giveaways.”
Among the activities planned, Loyola Medicine’s pediatric mobile health unit will be on site and physicians will offer pediatric health screenings. Guests to the zoo will also have access to hospital therapy dogs and be can take part in demonstrations of video otoscopes, which will show children what the inside of an ear looks like.
In additions to the activities, Loyola is sponsoring a photo booth for guests to learn more about its Body + Soul brand campaign. Those who stop by will have the opportunity to take home a memento of the day’s events.
Loyola and AMITA Health have partnered to open the Loyola Medicine-AMITA Health Center for Pediatric Subspecialty Care at Wheaton, 1147 East Butterfield Road, Wheaton, Illinois. The facility offers unique access to a variety of specialties including adolescent medicine, adolescent gynecology, pediatric neurology and pediatric endocrinology in a setting specially focused on pediatric and adolescent care.