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5/14/2020

Free, printable “time capsule” helps children and parents record history, preserve memories of COVID-19 pandemic


Green Bay, Wis. – The COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on all of us, including our children. 
 
HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital invites children and parents to document this time in history, together, with the 2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule, available now for free at www.stvincentchildrenshospital.org/capsule. Just visit the link, click “download your copy here,” print, and you’re ready to begin!
 
The 2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule features 12 black-and-white pages (ready for coloring!) that prompt children to share feelings, memories and experiences – including ways they are communicating with family and friends, how they are celebrating special milestones and what they are most thankful for. There are also spaces to draw pictures, and display photographs and news clippings.
 
“The time capsule offers a unique opportunity for parents and children of all ages to connect, be creative and preserve memories during this unprecedented time,” says Dr. Thomas Huffer, Executive Medical Director at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital and pediatrician at Prevea Health. “It will be something they can look back upon in years to come.”
 
Parents can find a variety of other resources, including podcasts and wellness tips designed to help families navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, at www.prevea.com
 
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About HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital
Located inside the walls of HSHS St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis., HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital is Green Bay’s first and only children’s hospital. With every detail tailored to kids, HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital delivers exceptional health care to children while making them feel comfortable and supported. As a partner of Prevea Health, it has direct access to dedicated pediatricians and a wide variety of specialty care physicians. HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital is also a member of the Children’s Hospital Association, the voice for more than 220 children’s hospitals nationwide. For more information about HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital, visit: www.stvincentchildrenshospital.org
 
About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org.  For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.

Media Contacts


Angela Deja
Public Relations Coordinator
angela.deja@hshs.com 
(920) 272-3360

Dana Jermstad
Senior Communications and Public Relations Manager
dana.jermstad@hshs.com

 
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