SARASOTA, FL ‐ Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is hosting an ER Expansion Celebration Family Fun Day on Saturday, May the 7th, 2016 from 10:00a - 2:00p in front of the newly expanded Emergency Department on the hospital grounds. The hospital is located at 5731 Bee Ridge Road, just off of I-75 in Sarasota.

The event is completely free to the community! Activities will include: Tours of the newly expanded and renovated Emergency Department, Touch-A-Truck Emergency vehicles for Kids to see (even a helicopter!), BBQ, First Aid Demos, Hands Only CPR Instruction, Photo Booth, Teddy Bear Clinic and much more.

There will be a welcome and short presentation at 11:00am. Hospital CEO, Bob Meade, will be re-dedicating the newly expanded Emergency Department to the community and Sarasota County Commissioner, Alan Maio, will be reading an EMS proclamation. Media is welcome to attend.

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota recently renovated the Emergency Department, which now offers 19 private exam rooms, as well as an updated waiting area and a new ambulance canopy. This renovation project is a significant addition that will enable Doctors Hospital to continue to meet the needs of the growing I-75 corridor communities.