GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Young children came together at the not-yet-open UCHealth Greeley Hospital to learn about the emergency room in a unique way. More than 500 stuffed animals and dolls were treated in the ER on Saturday.
“Patients” ranged from teddy bears and stuffed unicorns and even a stuffed Incredible Hulk. Some suffered tummy aches, broken legs and shark bites.
Hospital officials hope the event gives kids a chance to see the ER in a new way and feel more comfortable about being in the hospital.
The hospital will open this summer.