Washington Hospital Healthcare System Celebrates Earth Day 2017 With Free Community Celebration This Saturday

* Hospital partners with the City of Fremont for 7th
annual event, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Washington Hospital Healthcare System:

What
Earth
Day 2017
will be celebrated in 192 countries around this world on
Saturday, April 22. As part of Earth Day’s commitment to increase
environmental and climate literacy, Washington
Hospital Healthcare System
in Fremont, Calif., is presenting a Let’s
Go Green Together 2017
event.

“The entire staff at our hospital is committed to planet friendly
healthcare,” said Nancy
Farber
, chief executive officer at the award-winning,
341-bed, acute-care hospital. “Together with the City
of Fremont
, we’re committed to the healthiest possible community –
one that makes a difference in helping to clean up our world.”

Activities will include: syringes and needles drop-off; confidential
document shredding; medication disposal; mercury thermometer exchange
and more. For the kids? Face painting, a bike rodeo, bike tune-ups,
eco-tainment, Earth Day art, and lots of free games and activities. See
a full list at whhs.com/green.

It’ll be a fun and educational event that reflects the hospital’s
commitment to environmental stewardship in health care. “We recognize
the critical link between the health of each individual and the health
of the environment,” said Farber, “and we look forward to celebrating
this connection with the community.”

When
Saturday, April 22, 2017
11
a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where
Washington West Parking
Lot and Auditorium
2500 Mowry Ave.
Fremont, Calif. 94538

About Washington Township Healthcare District

Washington Township Health Care District is governed by an elected board
and includes Washington Hospital Healthcare System. Unlike a municipal
or county hospital, Washington Hospital’s operating expenses, research,
community programs, and employee salaries are funded by revenues
generated through providing patient and other health care services.
Opened in 1958, Washington Hospital Healthcare System has grown to
include a 341-bed, acute-care hospital; the Taylor McAdam Bell
Neuroscience Institute; The Gamma Knife® Center; Washington Radiation
Oncology Center; Washington Outpatient Surgery Center; Washington
Outpatient Rehabilitation Center; Washington Institute for Joint
Restoration and Research; Washington Township Medical Foundation; and
Washington West, a complex which houses Washington Women’s Center,
Outpatient Imaging Center, Sandy Amos RN Infusion Center, Washington
Urgent Care and additional outpatient hospital services and
administrative facilities. Discover more at whhs.com,
and through Facebook,
Twitter
and Instagram.

Contacts

Washington Hospital Healthcare System
Gisela Hernandez, 510-791-3417
Director,
Community Relations