24 Sept. 19 - Oct. 2, 2009
Area medical centers restrict visitations
To help reduce the spread of the Novel H1N1 fl u • Siblings ages 12 and younger of newborn and ‘Happy Birthday’ twice. Rinse your hands thoroughly and
virus, or Swine Flu, and all respiratory illnesses in
pediatric patients are restricted from visiting.
try not to touch the faucet when you turn off the water.
Maricopa County, Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert
Expectant mothers are asked to prepare for this and
Don’t forget to clean under your fi ngernails.”
medical centers, members of Catholic Healthcare
make prior arrangements.
For more information on the Novel H1N1 fl u virus, visit
West, implemented restrictions on visiting hours for its
“There are many ways you can help to stop the spread
u/key_facts.htm or call 800-CDC-
facilities. These restrictions include:
of the fl u this season,” says Julie Graham, spokesperson
• Children ages 12 and younger are restricted from
for Mercy Gilbert. “Consider having your entire family
Chandler Regional Medical Center is located at 475 S.
visiting the hospital.
vaccinated against the seasonal fl u. In the event you or
Dobson Rd. in Chandler.
• Anyone who is ill or has a fever, cough, diarrhea, your children do become ill, it is important to stay home
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center is located at the
rash, sore throat or runny nose is asked not to visit. until you have completely recovered.”
intersection of Val Vista Drive and Loop 202, south of
Instead, it’s suggested they write a note and the Graham says proper hand washing is also key.
Pecos Road and east of Val Vista Drive in Gilbert.
medical center staff deliver it to patients for them.
“Be sure to run your hands under warm water and
For information on physician referrals or community
• Visitors must wash or gel their hands before and
apply soap,” she continues. “Lather the soap together and
classes and support groups, contact the ResourceLink
after entering patients’ rooms. The medical center
continue to scrub your hands for 15 to 20 seconds – this is
toll-free at 877-728-5414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
staff may also ask them to wear masks or gowns.
about the same amount of time it would take you to sing
SanTan Sun Chronicles
Studios of Ocotillo open
An open house for the new Studios of Ocotillo, a dance and fi tness business at
City of Chandler Community Downtown Ocotillo will be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat. Sept. 19 and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Services Department received three
and 3:30 to 7 p.m. Monday to Wednesday Sept. 21-23.
awards from the Arizona Parks and
In addition, there will be free unlimited dance and fi tness offered Sept. 24
Recreation Association: Outstanding Facility,
through 30, and the Studio is offering half off tuition for October classes.
for the Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center;
The Studios of Ocotillo is located at 2625 W. Queen Creek Rd., Suite 4, between
Outstanding Community Special Event, for
Price and Dobson roads, next to The Eggery. For details, call 480-899-8400 or visit
Woofstock: The Great Chandler Dog Walk;
and Outstanding Active Adult 50+ Program,
for the Patriotic Project for Soldiers. Info:
Free personal trainer at
GREAT POOL: Chandler Aquatics
Superintendent Sheri Passey and Traci
Tenkley receive an Outstanding Facility
award for the Mesquite Groves Aquatic Meet with a free personal trainer at Advanced Bank & Neck Care in Southern
Chandler, starting at 6 p.m. Wed., Sept. 23.
A personal trainer will be available to discuss exercise and diet at no charge for
West USA Realty turns 4
patients, family, friends and the community.
“This is a fun, free event to boost health and awareness,” says Dr. Scott Asay.
Old-fashioned carnival games, rock climbing and a 55-foot obstacle course The program will continue every three weeks for three months.
will be part of West USA Realty’s 4th Anniversary Celebration & Fall Festival from Advanced Bank & Neck Care is located at 1095 W. Queen Creek Rd., Suite 4 in
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 3 at Fulton Ranch Towne Center. There will also be Southern Chandler, on the southwest corner at Alma School, next to Keegan’s Grill.
activities for children, including a Sesame Street interactive playground, bungee For more details, call 480-814-7115 or visit www.AdvanceBackAndNeck.com
races, infl atable bounce houses and infl atable horse races. Complimentary food
and drinks will be available, with live music providing entertainment. Admission
to the event is free.
Husband and wife team Chuck and Angela Fazio founded and own West USA
Realty, and it’s their way of giving back.
“This is the perfect way to thank our agents and community for their support,”
says Fazio. “Our fourth Anniversary Celebration & Fall Festival is wonderful way to
EV Car Show returns to FR
commemorate three successful years as a franchise that is still growing.” The “coolest wheels in town” head back to Fulton Ranch Towne Center from 6
The duo are members of the President’s Circle Award, are in the top 1 percent of to 9 p.m. Fri., Oct. 2 as the East Valley Car Show kicks off for fall.
the industry and are West USA Realty’s No. 1 team, among other accomplishments. There will be free T-shirts for the fi rst 75 people who bring a car for display,
In 2005 alone, they produced an impressive $40 million in sales volume. The and no registration is required. The free event includes music, giveaways, food
company has evolved to include 157 agents. samplings, prize drawings, face painting, a bounce house and more.
West USA Realty is located on the southwest corner of Arizona Avenue and The event continues every Friday night through May with attractions for
Ocotillo Road in Southern Chandler. children on the fi rst Friday of every month.
For information, call 480-722-9800 or visit www.westusapm.com
. For details, visit www.FultonRanchShopping.com
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