MEDIA CONTACT(S): Rachelle Khalaf Manager, Media Relations MEDIA: 713-442-4919 General Inquiries: 713-442-0000 Rachelle.Khalaf@Kelsey-Seybold.com 3/30/2011 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Generic HTML Content Kelsey-Seybold Clinic To Hold Series of Teddy Bear Clinics at Houston Children’s Festival Page Content WHAT:Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, the official health care provider of the Houston Children's Festival, will provide Teddy Bear Clinics for festival goers on Apr. 9 and 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Downtown Houston. The Houston Children's Festival benefits Child Advocates, Inc. and is the largest children's festival in the United States with an expected attendance of more than 50,000 people. WHY: The goal of the Teddy Bear Clinic is to put children at ease when visiting their pediatrician. Children will receive a bear and work with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic nurses and staff to give their bear a healthy 'check up.' WHO:Families in Houston and surrounding areas WHEN:Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. WHERE:The area surrounding Houston's City Hall. For driving directions, click here. # # # For updates about Kelsey-Seybold at The Children's Festival, follow us at twitter.com/kelseyseybold or 'like' us on Facebook.com/kelseyseyboldclinic. For more information about the Houston Children's Festival and the Teddy Bear Clinic sponsored by Kelsey-Seybold Clinic,please download a flyer here. About Kelsey-Seybold Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 480 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 24 locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 55 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 17 onsite Kelsey pharmacies, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for five consecutive years. Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.