More than 125 kindergartners from the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy visited Cooper University Health Care on April 11, 2018, to take part in the annual “Teddy Goes to Cooper” event. The Teddy Goes to Cooper program was developed to help alleviate young children’s fears of visiting the hospital or the doctor while teaching them healthy habits. Each child received a teddy bear and rotated through different stations where Cooper physicians and other health care professionals diagnosed and treated the bear’s ailments using real tools and equipment. Read more.
Sick and injured stuffed bears help alleviate kids’ fears of going to the hospital and doctor
More than 100 kindergartners from the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy helped treat stuffed bears suffering from sore paws, painful ears, torn fur and shortness of breath today during Cooper University Health Care’s second annual Teddy Goes to Cooper event. Bears were also able to receive any immunizations they might need for school. Read more.