PEARLAND, Texas, March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate its Grand Opening, the Neighbors Emergency Center Harlingen, TX location will have a free outdoor public celebration for the community this Saturday, March 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The family friendly event will feature a variety of giveaways, crafts and activities for everyone to enjoy. There will also be complimentary food and refreshments from I Cook You Eat and PMQ Food Truck.
The newly opened Harlingen emergency center is the first Neighbors Emergency Center to open in the South Texas Area and represents one of more than 20 locations to open throughout Texas.
Paul Alleyne, MD, Chief Medical Officer said, "We are proud to serve the Harlingen community. We believe Harlingen 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, was named the 4th fastest growing company in 2015 by 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 along with the Houston Chronicle's Top Workplaces #1 midsize company for 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' 20+ 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