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Santa Arriving by Chopper to Visit Children at Presbyterian Hospital

Release Date:

December 15, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Santa is making his annual trip from the North Pole to visit the children at Presbyterian Hospital on Wednesday, December 16. While Santa's reindeer get some much needed "R&R" before the big night, Santa has enlisted the help of the PHI Air Medical team and their helicopter.

Members of the media are invited to attend the following event:

WHAT: Santa Arriving by Chopper to Visit Children at Presbyterian Hospital

WHO: Patients, their families and Presbyterian Hospital staff will gather around the landing spot to greet Santa and welcome him back to New Mexico. The visit is sure to bring holiday smiles, laughter and Christmas joy to all.

WHERE: Presbyterian Hospital – helicopter pad near emergency department entrance
1100 Central Avenue SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

WHEN: Wednesday, December 16 at 10:00 a.m.


About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. Presbyterian is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of eight hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.​​

Press Contact:

Kerri Dufault
Communications Specialist