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Level II Trauma Designation is the first and only in the Rio Grande Valley
HARLINGEN – Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen will hold a reception in recognition of its recent Major (Level II) Trauma Designation on Thursday, March 15 from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Valley Baptist-Harlingen Woodward Conference Center.
The hospital’s trauma center has been designated by the Texas Department of State Health Services as a Major (Level II) Trauma Facility. This follows the center’s verification by the American College of Surgeons after a review and visit last October. The Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen trauma center is the first and only Major Trauma Facility in the Rio Grande Valley.
Presentations regarding the designation will begin at 6 p.m., and speakers will include Valley Baptist Health System & Valley Baptist-Harlingen CEO Manny Vela, Valley Baptist-Harlingen Trauma Medical Director Dr. Hillary Chollet, Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell, and Harlingen Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Chris Gonzales.
For more information, call (956) 389-1953 or (956) 873-1378.