PEARLAND, Texas, Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Neighbors Emergency Center Texas City location will start seeing patients on Saturday, December 12. To celebrate its Grand Opening, the emergency center will have a free outdoor public celebration for the community on the same day in the parking lot from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The family friendly event will feature a Christmas Village with Santa. There will be complimentary food from the Waffle Bus food truck. A photo booth station, along with an obstacle course for the kids, sweet treats and much more will be on site.
The Texas City emergency center is the eighth Neighbors Emergency Center in the Houston surrounding area and represents one of more than 20 new locations to open by 2016 throughout Texas.
Lauren Cotton, MS, RN, CEN Chief Nursing Officer said, "We are proud to serve the Texas City community. We believe Texas City will greatly benefit from Neighbors' personalized 24-hour emergency care experience while offering the same level of access and services as a hospital-based emergency room."
Neighbors Health System, the parent company of Neighbors Emergency Center, recently took 4th in the Houston Business Journal's Fast 100 companies, along with being named the HBJ's #3 Best Place to Work for 2015. Neighbors Emergency Center freestanding emergency rooms have also been awarded "The Best ER" in Baytown, TX and Pearland, TX, as well as one of Houston's Top Workplaces in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
About Neighbors Emergency Center:
Neighbors Health System operates Neighbors Emergency Center, a series of 24-hour freestanding emergency centers that have seen exponential growth in Texas since 2009. Neighbors Emergency Center believes in providing extraordinary care that is dedicated to making lives better every day, with an unfaltering vision to be The Best Neighbors Ever. This means providing unparalleled medical care driven by compassion, respect, and dedication and a focus on our patients, our culture, and the community.
Neighbors' 15+ locations service many communities, including Houston, Austin, El Paso, Beaumont, and the Permian Basin, with plans for centers in areas that include South Texas and Colorado in 2016.
SOURCE Neighbors Emergency Center