WHO: ER of Shawnee

WHAT: SUPERHERO KIDS HEALTH AND SAFETY FAIR

WHEN: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Sat, April 22, 2017

WHERE: ER of Shawnee, 10310 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Shawnee, Kan. 66203

One block west of I-35 on Shawnee Mission Parkway

WHY: ER of Shawnee, Overland Park Regional Medical Center—part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider—will host its Third Annual Superhero Kids Health and Safety Fair.  The first 50 kids will receive a free stuffed animal and visit different stations where volunteers and staff will provide medical procedures for the toys while educating youngsters about health habits.

The Midwest Neonatal Transport Team and an ambulance will be on hand to provide information about the specialized care a premature baby receives when transported to Overland Park Regional Medical Center’s

Level III NICU, the region’s most advanced neonatal intensive care unit.  The Brain Injury Association of Kansas will give away free bike helmets and do fittings for the first 40 kids. Mom and dad will have an opportunity to learn about safety around the home from Charlie’s House and free car seat safety checks. Unleashed Pet Rescue and Adoption will offer pet safety tips along with onsite pet adoption.

Earth Day will also be celebrated with demonstrations on how to build a home rain garden and free herb plant giveaways. Complimentary treats from Panera will be available.

For more information on the ER of Shawnee and OPRMC, visit oprmc.com.