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Kern Medical builds giant virtual hospital at Kern County Fair

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Posted at 4:19 PM, Sep 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-25 19:19:19-04

Kern Medical is transforming the center pavilion at the main entrance to the Kern County Fair into a giant virtual hospital Monday afternoon.

Admission dropped to just $5 and attendees will be treated to a free tour of the virtual hospital. 

Live demonstrations are planned of Da Vinci surgical robot with a chance for attendees to even try it themselves. 

Other attractions at the virtual hospital include vintage surgical equipment and artifacts from Kern Medical's 150-year history, car seat safety, healthy lifestyle tools and free samples of infused water and veggies. 

The virtual hospital will be open until 8 p.m.