Connect Newsletter (Sept. 1, 2022)
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Sept. 1, 2022
Employees may also get their flu shots at another location - from a primary care physician or pharmacy - and send proof of vaccination to Occupation Health for their records.
Our goal is to have everyone immunized by Tuesday, Nov. 1!
The collaboration allows the community of Midland and surrounding areas to maintain complete confidence in the quality of care for all infants needing NICU services at Midland Memorial Hospital and enhances access to a higher level of care if the need arises.
The partnership will begin September 3, 2022. Read more about this exciting new partnership here!
Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month T-Shirts on Sale Now!
September packs a punch! Help us raise awareness for two important campaigns throughout the month: stand united in the fight to #erasekidcancer and become a warrior against sickle cell disease.
This year, we’re offering two T-shirts to help honor our patients who are fighting cancer and battling sickle cell disease every day.
At Cook Children's Hematology and Oncology Center, we’re working every day to bring more innovative research, ground-breaking medical treatments and trail-blazing clinical trials to children with cancer and blood disorders – so that one day – our wish to erase kid cancer and blood disorders will come true.
Last year, Cook Children's Medical Center became the first freestanding children’s hospital in North Texas and 10th in the world to receive Magnet® designation from the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC).
To continue celebrating this amazing achievement, we'd like to recognize some of the deserving individuals who represent the model components of Magnet:
You can also nominate an individual for four other awards, including:
September Employee Engagement Events
The Cook Children's Employee Engagement team has been busy planning fun fall events over the next several months. Take a sneak peek at September's events and save the following dates!
Now through Nov. 2 - Use promo code ‘MELTLOVESCC’ at any Melt Ice Cream location for $2 off your purchase
Sept. 8-11 - Sport your favorite NFL jersey to celebrate the new season
Thursday, Sept. 29 - Receive a special discount code for admission tickets
Thursday, Sept. 29 - State Fair Trivia - submit your answers to enter a raffle for a Starbucks gift card
Want to send a special congratulations to any of these winners? You can easily do so with one of our Ecards that are available here.
Fidelity Sessions Offer Strategies for Money Management
Cook Children's employees can learn about investment goals, budgeting, using credit, managing debt and more at two virtual events presented by Fidelity this month.
Thursday, Sept. 8, Webinar: Five Money Musts (45-60 minutes)
Monday, Sept. 12, Ask Fidelity Q&A: How to Make the Most of Your Retirement Savings (30 minutes)
You’ll earn 100 Vitality Points for attending the webinar and 35 Vitality Points for attending the Ask Fidelity session. Points may be cashed in for gift cards through our Vitality wellness program.
Please join us in recognizing the upcoming retirement below!
Borislav Popovic, environmental services aide, pictured left, is retiring from the system on Wednesday, Sept. 7, after more than 12 years of service to Cook Children's. We encourage you to take a moment to send Borislav a farewell note or a congratulatory eCard by Sept. 7.
Jeanne “Luann” Thompson, PN insurance specialist and receptionist, pictured right, is retiring from the system on Friday, Sept. 9, after more than 30 years of service to Cook Children's. We encourage you to take a moment to send Luann a farewell note or a congratulatory eCard by Sept. 9.
Knowing that every child's life is sacred, it is the Promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.