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30 Years and 100’s of NICU Babies and Families Reunite at Hospital

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O Saturday, Sept. 10th , between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m  Tri-City Medical Center is hosting its 30-Year Neonatal Intensive Care Unit reunion for families helped by North County’s only Level III NICU. Other than Rady Children’s Hospital, this is where North County’s sickest newborns get their care.

Over 500 families, nurses and physicians whose lives have been touched or saved by the NICU firsthand. Examples include babies who were born at 1 pound 9 ounces and are now healthy 10-year-olds as well as siblings, cousins and even multiple generations who have all been NICU babies.

Lifelong friendships form between the specialists, caregivers, parents and families who have been a part of the intense love and dedication that comes with caring for a delicate NICU baby. Tri-City Medical Center celebrates these important bonds by re-connecting individuals through an annual reunion, which is celebrating 30 years in 2016.

Tri-City Medical Center, 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056

Tri-City Medical Center …Tri-City Medical Center has served its community for over 50 years and is a 397 bed full service, acute-care hospital in Oceanside, Calif. with a primary care clinic and over 700 physicians practicing in 60 specialties. Its Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission recognizes its commitment to safe and effective patient care for the residents of the community it serves. It operates the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in North County as well as an Orthopedic & Spine Institute, a Cardiovascular Health Institute and a Neuroscience Institute along with the Tri-City Wellness Center in Carlsbad, Calif., recognized as one of the best wellness centers in San Diego County. It also specializes in women’s health, robotic surgery, cancer and emergency care. Tri-City Medical Center has received its sixth consecutive “A” rating from the national hospital safety scoring organization, The Leapfrog Group.

For more information about Tri-City Medical Center and Tri-City Healthcare District, please visit www.tricitymed.org 

About Tri-City Hospital Foundation …Tri-City Hospital Foundation is celebrating more than 50 years as a link between the community and the hospital. Since its inception, the Foundation has provided over $46 million in grants to Tri-City Medical Center. Many of the hospital’s most mission-critical facilities have been supported in whole or part by Foundation initiatives and community donors. Recently, the Foundation helped fund a GE Revolution 512 CT Scanner making Tri-City Medical Center the first hospital in San Diego County and Southern California to have this state-of-the-art digital imaging system in use.

For more information and to learn how you can support Tri-City Medical Center, please visit www.tricityhospitalfoundation.org.


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