The Coachella Valley community is invited to attend the All About Kids Health Expo at Loma Linda University Children’s Health – Indio Jill and Barry Golden Pavilion on March 11, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., at 82-934 Civic Center Drive.
The inaugural event will offer free, healthy fun for the whole family, including giveaways, activities and food trucks. Confirmed activities and vendors include:
- Fitness activity with 24 Hour Fitness, Indio
- Gardening with Moller’s Garden Center and Sprouts
- Teddy Bear Clinic with Loma Linda University Children’s Health – Indio child life services
- Coloring station with the Big Hearts for Little Hearts Desert Guild
- Heathy snacks from Bristol Farms
- Balloons and face painting with Funtastik Balloons
- Cake decorating with Nothing Bundt Cakes
- Photo booth, and much more!
All kids who participate will receive a free t-shirt and be entered for an opportunity to win one of 12 bikes and bike helmets.
Loma Linda University Children’s Health – Indio will officially open its doors to the community on Monday, March 12, offering pediatric primary care services.
Children will be able to receive specialized pediatric care, in an outpatient setting, for conditions that are prevalent in the Coachella Valley.
Scott Perryman, senior vice-president/administrator of Loma Linda University Children’s Health – Indio , says, “We look forward to bringing hope through healing to kids and their families through these exciting new offerings.”
In the coming months, the clinic will roll out other services such as urgent care, telemedicine, dentistry and other specialized services.
To make an appointment or for more information about Loma Linda University Children’s Health – Indio , call (760) 477-0733 or visit online at lomalindakids.org/indio.
About Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital - LLUCH
The Children’s Hospital is the only dedicated pediatric hospital in the vast geographic region of San Bernardino, Riverside, Inyo and Mono counties. With 348 beds dedicated just for kids, one of the largest Neonatal Intensive Care Units in the country and more than 100,000 children who come each year, LLUCH is a major pediatric teaching facility, known worldwide as the pioneer of neonatal heart transplantation. LLUCH is part of Loma Linda University Health – the umbrella organization encompassing Loma Linda University’s eight professional schools, Loma Linda University Medical Center’s six hospitals and more than 900 faculty physicians located across the Inland Empire in Southern California. A Seventh-day Adventist organization, Loma Linda University Health is a faith-based health system with a mission “to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ.”