Check Out Reston Hospital’s Kids-Only Emergency Room

Pediatric Emergency Room/Courtesy Reston Hospital CenterReston Hospital Center is a getting a brand-new Pediatric Emergency Room, and the public is invited to come check it out on June 6.

The hospital will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to noon that day to show off western Fairfax County’s only dedicated pediatric ER.

Here’s what’s in store:

  • Disney’s Doc McStuffins and friends, Lambie, Hattie, and Stuffy, will have a meet and greet and photos.
  • A Teddy Bear Clinic – Bring your child’s favorite stuffed friend for a check up.
  • Tours of the new Pediatric ER.
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Animals
  • Caricature Drawings
  • Child ID
  • Car Seat Installation Checks
  • Meet the Doc — Chat with the physicians who will care for our patients
  • Ambulance and Fire Trucks
  • Kid-Inspired Refreshments

New Building Reston HospitalReston Hospital officials say an emergency room that cares just for children will have a big impact on their care and comfort.

“From our woodland creatures in the separate waiting area to our underwater adventure in the treatment rooms, your child will be soothed by bright and colorful atmosphere,” hospital staff says.

Here are some of the features of the new ER:

  • Five dedicated pediatric treatment rooms
  • Certified pediatric nursing staff
  • Separate pediatric waiting area
  • Devoted nurse’s station
  • In-room entertainment featuring a Blu-ray movie library
  • Post treatment treasure chest

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