South Texas Health System Hospital Events

Emergency and Trauma Expo

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Doubletree Inn & Suites
1800 S. 2nd Street
McAllen, TX 78503

Guided unit tours of McAllen Medical Center will start at the hotel, located next to the hospital.

September is National Preparedness Month. In the spirit of preparedness, McAllen Medical Center, the Upper Valley’s designated advanced Level III trauma center, will host the first annual “Emergency and Trauma Expo” to educate the community about the prevention and treatment of medical emergencies and trauma. This is a free event for all ages. Hear from physicians, clinicians, first responders and other partner agencies. Enjoy interactive exhibits, tour air and ground ambulances, take part in screenings and get tips on how to keep your family safe.

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Outpatient Rehabilitation Center Ribbon Cutting

In Celebration of National Rehabilitation Month

Date: Thursday, September 1, 2016
Time: 4 to 6 p.m.
Location: Outpatient Rehabilitation Center of McAllen Medical Center
1805 S. 5th Street
McAllen, TX 78503

McAllen Medical Center invites physicians and the general public to tour the new Outpatient Rehabilitation Center and meet the staff. The new outpatient center will help patients continue their recovery after hospital discharge. Refreshments will be served.


Car Seat Inspections

Our certified car seat safety technicians will check to see if your car seat is installed properly and has the right fit for your child. Your child and the seat must be present in order to ensure a proper fit. The checks are held the first Wednesday of every other month by appointment only.

For more information, please call 956-632-4987 (Spanish) and 956-632-4929 (English).

Location: Edinburg Children's Hospital, North Parking Lot
1102 W. Trenton Road
Edinburg, TX

2016 Times and Dates: 1 - 4 p.m.

  • July 6 (by appointment only)
  • September 21 in celebration of National Child Passenger Safety Week
    10 a.m. to noon - no appointment needed

Child Passenger Safety is Our Priority

Motor vehicle crashes are the most common cause of death for children 14 and under, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Learn more about how to protect your child with the proper car seat and the proper fit. Safety seats save lives.

Learn more at Texas Click It or Ticket >


Kids in the Kitchen

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Edinburg Children’s Hospital
1102 W. Trenton Road
Edinburg, TX 78539

The Junior League of McAllen invites elementary school-aged children to Edinburg Children’s Hospital for Kids in the Kitchen. Have fun while learning about healthy eating and active lifestyles! Food tasting and demonstrations as well as easy tips on how to involve your children in the kitchen are all part of this free event.

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Blacktop (Advantage) Tours 2016

HR directors, benefits coordinators, and small business owners are invited to take part in our new traveling tours to learn about healthcare service coordination at South Texas Health System, affiliated Valley Care Clinics and Prominence Health Plan. Interested parties will be exposed to outpatient services, learn about pre-registration, our extensive physician network of family care providers and specialists, specialized services at each of our hospitals, and emergency care. This information will assist all those involved in human resources to be aware of programs to help minimize healthcare costs.

Tours are scheduled on an as-needed basis and are not open to the general public. To inquire, please call Delia Gonzalez, STHS Advantage Coordinator at 956-566-8113 or


9th Annual Kids Advantage Fall Festival

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Edinburg Children’s Hospital
1102 W. Trenton Road
Edinburg, TX 78539

A spooky, yet safe costume party for children awaits you in the Edinburg Children’s Hospital parking area! Rides, treats, games and music will thrill your little goblins!


In addition to special hospital events, South Texas Health System hosts a number of health education classes, seminars and support groups throughout the year.

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