Methodist Health System Makes 2015-16 a Safer School Year

Methodist Health System Offers Free Safety Lights and Physician Tips for a Safe Year

WHAT:

methodistIt’s back to school time, and that means the days will soon be getting shorter. Methodist Health System is giving students free safety lights to wear on their backpacks or shoes for their return to school next week. On Thursday, two Methodist Health System Emergency Room physicians can talk about other ways your kids can stay safe this back to school season.

WHEN:

Thursday, August 20th

WHERE:

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center – 10 a.m. - noon

Methodist Dallas Medical Center – 8 – 10 a.m.

Video Opportunities:

A graphic of the safety light is attached. Emergency medical director Dr. Ketan Trivedi at Methodist Mansfield and emergency physician Dr. Michael Truitt at Methodist Dallas are available for interviews about the types of safety-related injuries seen in the Emergency Department, and tips on how kids can stay safe on the playground, on the school bus, and on their walks to and from home.

RSVP for availability & parking:

For Mansfield: Angel Biasatti – 214.724.7807
For Dallas: Calvert Collins-Bratton – 214.886.9354

Contacts:
Angel Biasatti
AngelBiasatti@mhd.com

Calvert Collins Bratton
CalvertCollinsBratton@mhd.com

About Methodist Health System

Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, Methodist Health System provides quality, integrated care to improve and save the lives of individuals and families throughout North Texas. Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, and Methodist Family Health Centers are part of the nonprofit Methodist Health System, which is affiliated by covenant with the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church.