BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Some exciting news was announced Friday for kids at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital.
BREC is partnering with San Diego Zoo Kids Channel to bring animals to patients' rooms through TV.
The channel provides stories about animals, as well as quizzes and other cool looks at their lives up close. The Baton Rouge Zoo has been featured in stories before and now they’re excited to bring that to kids in Baton Rouge.
“I think San Diego Zoo Kids Channel is one of those things that kids, while they’re here, they get a chance to have fun, to learn, but maybe it takes their mind off of what’s really going on for just a little bit and that could be important to helping them heal,” said Phil Frost, director of the Baton Rouge Zoo.
The channel has been installed in 198 children’s hospitals and Ronald McDonald houses in 38 states across the country.