FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washington Hospital Healthcare System:
Earth Day 2017 will be celebrated in 192 countries around this world on Saturday, April 22. As part of Earth Day’s commitment to increase environmental and climate literacy, Washington Hospital Healthcare System in Fremont, Calif., is presenting a Let’s Go Green Together 2017 event.
“The entire staff at our hospital is committed to planet friendly healthcare,” said Nancy Farber, chief executive officer at the award-winning, 341-bed, acute-care hospital. “Together with the City of Fremont, we’re committed to the healthiest possible community – one that makes a difference in helping to clean up our world.”
Activities will include: syringes and needles drop-off; confidential document shredding; medication disposal; mercury thermometer exchange and more. For the kids? Face painting, a bike rodeo, bike tune-ups, eco-tainment, Earth Day art, and lots of free games and activities. See a full list at whhs.com/green.
It’ll be a fun and educational event that reflects the hospital’s commitment to environmental stewardship in health care. “We recognize the critical link between the health of each individual and the health of the environment,” said Farber, “and we look forward to celebrating this connection with the community.”
Saturday, April 22, 2017
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Washington West Parking Lot and Auditorium
2500 Mowry Ave.
Fremont, Calif. 94538
About Washington Township Healthcare District
Washington Township Health Care District is governed by an elected board and includes Washington Hospital Healthcare System. Unlike a municipal or county hospital, Washington Hospital’s operating expenses, research, community programs, and employee salaries are funded by revenues generated through providing patient and other health care services. Opened in 1958, Washington Hospital Healthcare System has grown to include a 341-bed, acute-care hospital; the Taylor McAdam Bell Neuroscience Institute; The Gamma Knife® Center; Washington Radiation Oncology Center; Washington Outpatient Surgery Center; Washington Outpatient Rehabilitation Center; Washington Institute for Joint Restoration and Research; Washington Township Medical Foundation; and Washington West, a complex which houses Washington Women’s Center, Outpatient Imaging Center, Sandy Amos RN Infusion Center, Washington Urgent Care and additional outpatient hospital services and administrative facilities. Discover more at whhs.com, and through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.