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Child Life Services Director Kym Allen (right) and Harleigh Turner sit with Nugget, the new full-time therapy dog for Children's Hospital of Georgia.

Golden Nugget is real treasure for Children’s Hospital patients

EVENT: Nugget, a 2-year-old Golden Retriever, officially joins the Children’s Hospital of Georgia staff as a full-time therapy dog. She also brings her human companion and colleague Harleigh Turner to the Child Services team with her.

WHEN & WHERE: 1:30 p.m. Friday in the fifth floor playroom at CHOG. Please arrive in the lobby by 1:20 p.m. to go up with media relations.

OPPORTUNITIES: Video, photos, and interview opportunities are available with Child Life Services and other hospital staff. In order to respect patient privacy, publicity is only allowed with designated patients and families.

RSVP: Please RSVP to Denise Parrish at 706-831-3148 or mparrish@augusta.edu if you plan to cover this event.

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Denise Parrish is Senior Media Relations Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-9566 or mparrish@augusta.edu.

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