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November 2, 2012
Kathleen Paice 315 464-4839

Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital hosts Halloween parade for patients and their families

Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Child Life Program hosted a Halloween parade for patients and their families. The event is an annual tradition at the children’s hospital. Staff volunteer their time and goodies to help create a sense of routine and normalcy for patients unable to trick-or-treat outside of the hospital. Nurses like Jenelle Vargulick, 11G, escort patients through a maze of treat stops in the children’s hospital “neighborhood” created by our own child life specialists. It’s a certain bright spot for patients like Shyea, pictured above. To see the album, visit

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