Driscoll observes February with Heart Celebration

Posted at 11:21 AM, Feb 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-27 12:21:30-05

Driscoll Children’s Hospital observed February as Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Month with a Heart Celebration for its Coastal Bend pediatric cardiology patients and families.

Jo Ann Gamez, RN (from left); Maria Garza, RN, Cath Lab; Baron Garza; Braelynn Garza; Maria Yoro, RN, Cath Lab; and Joyce Minnick, Cath Lab.

The event was held Saturday, Feb. 16, at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema with a “Jungle Book” theme. Patients dressed up as their favorite animals and later watched the 2016 “Jungle Book” movie. Food and crafts were featured as Driscoll Cardiology Department staff enjoyed spending time with patients and their families.

Kaylyn Bryan and Paige Cooper, RN.
Bonnie Hardy, Medical Office Specialist (from left); Esther Gutierrez, Medical Office Specialist; and Lisa Gallardo, Scheduling Specialist.
Hannah DeLeon (from left); George Hartmann; Jacqueline Mora; and Joyce Minnick, Cath Lab.
Maria Barrientos (back row, from left); Raul Dominguez. Luis Barrientos (front row, from left); Issac Dominguez; and Pedro Isaac.
Sophia Gallardo (from left); Kaylyn Bryan; Stella Jones; Laura Rojas, Medical Assistant; George Hartmann; and Ashley Flores, Medical Assistant.