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Elizabeth Whitehead, Children’s Hospital Colorado
Phone: 720-777-6388; Media Pager: 303-890-8314
Children’s Hospital Colorado Partners with Littleton Soccer Club
Aurora, Colo. (Sept. 5, 2018) – Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) Sports Medicine Center and Littleton Soccer/Colorado United Club recently partnered to promote health and wellness within the club. Children’s Colorado will provide a certified athletic trainer to the club for home games at Cornerstone Park during the league season, at hosted tournaments and at the Littleton Soccer Club office one day per week for visits.
Children’s Colorado will also provide educational content for members in all newsletters, over social media properties and during parent educational nights. This content will help members to stay informed and on top of the latest trends and treatments.
“Partnering with organizations like Littleton Soccer aligns with our mission of bringing medical expertise directly to athletes,” said Bridget Younger, Manager, Sports Medicine Center at Children’s Hospital Colorado. “We keep them safe so they can enjoy the sport they love. Our athletic trainers are an invaluable resource to youth sports organizations, providing immediate care to injured athletes. They also develop best practice policies and emergency action plans to improve the overall safety of competition.”
“We pride ourselves on providing a healthy, safe and enjoyable soccer environment for all our athletes,” said Littleton Soccer Executive Director, Pete Barrett. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Children’s Colorado and our athletes will greatly benefit from this additional support.”
About Children’s Hospital Colorado
Children’s Hospital Colorado is a leading pediatric network 100 percent dedicated to the health and well-being of children, adolescents and young adults. Consistently acknowledged as one of the nation’s top pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s Colorado is recognized nationally and internationally for its medical, research, education and advocacy programs. It is at the forefront of research in childhood disease and pioneering treatments that are shaping the future of pediatrics, as well as offering everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. Founded in 1908, Children’s Colorado offers a full spectrum of family-centered care at its urgent, emergency and specialty care locations throughout Metro Denver and Southern Colorado, including its location on the Anschutz Medical Campus. Scheduled to open in early 2019, the new Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs will be the first pediatric-only hospital in southern Colorado. For more information, visit www.childrenscolorado.org, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
Children’s Hospital Colorado complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
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