To sign up for the event, call the North Oaks Special Events Line at (985) 230-2255 or (225) 686-4897 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.
“The North Pole called to tell us that Santa Claus and his elves will attend the NICU Reunion! Santa is looking forward to taking photos with the children and listening to their Christmas wishes,” shares Kirsten Constantino, Assistant Vice President of Patient Services for North Oaks Medical Center. Snacks and holiday activities also will be part of the fun.
NICUs are hospital units that care for babies who are born too early or have serious illnesses. While the babies are in the hospital families and hospital staff often become close friends. The NICU Reunion brings the NICU "graduates,"
North Oaks Medical Center opened its NICU in 1991. The unit is ranked in the top 25 percent in the U.S., by the Vermont Oxford Study.