Kindergarten Students Participate in "Teddy Bear Clinic"
On Tuesday, January 16, South Street School Kindergarten students particpated in this year’s Stony Brook Children’s Hospital’s, “Teddy Bear Clinic”. This free injury prevention program for children was sponsored by the Trauma Center at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital. Each class program consisted of 20 minutes for safety education and 20 minutes for Teddy Bear Clinic.
The program featured topics on car and helmet safety in a fun and interactive way before letting the children dress up as doctors and nurses and “take care” of their injured stuffed animals. Members of the hospital staff from Stony Brook Medical Center were on hand to talk to the students about important safety information.