A South Coast hospital is now the first in the region to be certified as a Pediatric Trauma Center, which certifies that it’s able to handle children with traumatic injuries.
Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara just found out it received the designation for its Children’s Hospital.
Hospital officials say it’s now the only designated pediatric trauma care center between the Bay Area, and the Los Angeles area.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story, from Santa Barbara.
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