Teddy Bear Clinic imparts education in a fun way
Alijah Talusik, 9, of Fairfield, examines his bear with a pretend otoscope during the Teddy Bear Clinic held at the Solano County Fair, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, in Vallejo. Participants received teddy bears after giving them a thorough health checkup. (Steve Reczkowski/Daily Republic)
VALLEJO — A throng of small teddy bears departed the Solano County Fair as it wrapped up its run Sunday.
And, they weren't won on the midway playing games of chance.
Nestled in the county building was the Teddy Bear Clinic, where toddlers, and even teens, could put on play scrubs or a white doctor's coat, pick up a toy doctor kit and check the stuffed critter's ears and heart as well as give them an injection and take their temperature. Continue Reading