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UT Health Tyler Tree-Lighting Set for November 29

Tree will be lit by former NICU patient whose dad joined NICU team because of the experience


Tyler (November 21, 2022) — The annual UT Health Tyler Tree-Lighting Ceremony will take place Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 5-6 p.m. at 1000 S. Beckham on the hospital’s front lawn.

Santa arrives on the front lawn of the hospital at 5 p.m., so please bring your camera for photos.

Refreshments will be served at the event. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and free parking is available in both parking garages.

At 5:20 p.m. our tree-lighting ceremony will begin. Our tree will be lit by Ollie Flores, RN, and his son, Teddy, who was a patient in the UT Health Tyler NICU. Flores was inspired to join our NICU team because of the positive experience his newborn son had in our NICU.

Event details

What: UT Health Tyler tree-lighting ceremony

Where: UT Health Tyler, 1000 S. Beckham Ave., front lawn

When: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022

Time: 5 – 6 p.m.

Visuals: Santa, holiday refreshments, tree-lighting

About UT Health East Texas

UT Health East Texas provides care to thousands of patients each year through an extensive regional network that includes 10 hospitals, more than 50 clinics, the Olympic Plaza Tower, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two freestanding emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, an EMS fleet of more than 50 ambulances and four helicopters, and a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including the region’s only Level 1 trauma facility.

As a partner with The University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals. The nationally recognized UT System also includes UT MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, as well as three other major university medical centers located throughout the state.

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