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John Muir opens first pediatric ICU in the county
Contra Costa Times

With three children who have medical conditions, Robert Pewitt estimates that over the past 14 years, he and his wife, Nancy, have made more than 200 trips back and forth to the hospital.

Each trip is a 55-mile, nearly hourlong drive to Children’s Hospital in Oakland from their home in Vacaville.

This week, they were able to breathe a sigh of relief when their 5-year-old son, Ian, needed leg surgery to help treat his cerebral palsy.