Morton Plant North Bay Schedules Annual Holiday Lights Celebration

November 20, 2017

Free Event for the Community

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., (November 20, 2017) -- Lights, treats, entertainment and giveaways will all be a part of Morton Plant North Bay’s annual Holiday Lights Festival.

The free, family-friendly event will be Thursday, Dec. 7 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Medical Arts Building, 6633 Forest Ave., New Port Richey.

In addition to the traditional holiday-themed activities, this year’s event features a peek at Morton Plant North Bay’s the new emergency department.

The new emergency department has expanded, adding 10 additional beds. When completed, it will feature 28 private treatment rooms, a new 15-bed observation unit, a dedicated ED entrance, and an ED lobby and waiting area with amenities. 

“We are excited to open the new emergency department for patient care,” said Sarah Naumowich, president of Morton Plant North Bay Hospital. “The beautiful, spacious facility allows us to continue to provide the high quality, patient-centered care our community deserves.”

The evening’s activities include:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Children’s activities
  • Giveaways and treats
  • Holiday snacks and refreshments
  • Keepsake photos
  • Live entertainment and holiday music
  • Tour of the new Emergency Department
To register for this event, call (727) 253-4206 or go online to

About Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
Established in 1965, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is a 154-bed facility committed to improving the health of everyone it serves. Morton Plant North Bay has received the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM for Primary Stroke Care from the Joint Commission. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is located at 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey, Fla. For more information about Morton Plant North Bay, go to

About BayCare Health System
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at