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Philadelphia, Pa The city of Philadelphia is showing its support for the Phillies as they get ready to face the LA Dodgers in the National League Championship Series.

And the patients and staff at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital are no exception.

On Thursday, October 9, at 11:00 am, a bed sheet banner emblazoned with the words GO PHILS! FROM YOUR FIGHTIN' PHANS AT MAGEE and signed by over ninety patients and hundreds of therapists and nurses will be unfurled from the hospital's second floor balcony on Race Street. It will be there till the Phillies are eliminated.

"Magee is a hotbed of Phillies fans," said Magee's Director of Public Relations, Kerry O'Connor. "All year round, the Phils are being discussed from cubicles to nurse's stations and in the gyms with patients. They are all very excited about the possibility of bringing a World Series trophy to the City. And whats a more Philly-centric way to salute your team than the bed-sheet banner?"

As for the games themselves, the Phillies have helped Magee create a playoff-game atmosphere for the patientswho will be able to watch the games in their rooms or on the giant screen in the hospital's conference roomby providing official Phillies rally towels to the hospital.

Magee is located at 16th&Race Streets.


Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, founded in 1958, is a 96-bed specialty medical rehabilitation hospital providing physical and cognitive rehabilitation services. Magee’s flagship facility is located in Center City Philadelphia. In addition to the main campus that offers comprehensive services for spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic replacement, amputation, pain management and work injury, Magee provides an expanding out-patient network serving the surrounding communities. In 1985, Magee’s brain injury rehabilitation program became the first in the nation to be accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Magee partnered with Jefferson Hospital to create one of the nation’s 14 federally designated centers for spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Magee has been rated one of America’s leading rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News&World Report. Magee provides treatment to more than 5,000 individuals annually. Magee is authorized to treat wounded military personnel returning from war. Magee is not an Obligated Group Affiliate.

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