Santa Claus to Arrive at Medical Center on AirCare

December 15, 2006

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Santa Claus will make a special entrance to town courtesy of AirCare, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center’s 24-hour air ambulance service.

The jolly old elf will land at Wake Forest Baptist’s helipad on Monday, Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. to greet patients, their families and visitors.

The public is invited.

Editor’s note: Santa’s arrival is subject to AirCare’s availability.


Media contact: Barbara Evans, Shannon Koontz or Karen Richardson at 716-4587.

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. U.S. News & World Report ranks Wake Forest University School of Medicine 30th in primary care, 41st in research and 14th in geriatrics training among the nation's medical schools. It ranks 35th in research funding by the National Institutes of Health. Almost 150 members of the medical school faculty are listed in Best Doctors in America.

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