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Doctors’ Day Is March 30

Help your child show their appreciation for their doctor by coloring a free downloadable coloring sheet

Doctors’ Day is March 3Lehigh Valley Health Network is helping children throughout the area learn more about doctors and share their appreciation with free downloadable coloring sheets.

Doctors’ Day is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to help your child learn more about the important role doctors play in our lives and our community. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is offering a free downloadable coloring sheet to help children celebrate the doctors in their life.

Fun Doctors’ Day facts

Here are some fun facts to help you celebrate the doctors in your life.

  • Doctors’ Day was started on March 30, 1933, by Eudora Almond, the wife of a physician who believed her husband and all doctors deserved more recognition than they received.
  • Red carnations are popularly used to say thank you to doctors on Doctors’ Day.
  • Doctors’ Day is always celebrated March 30, commemorating the first time that anesthesia was used in surgery.
  • You can even buy Doctors’ Day cards.
  • There are over 700,000 practicing doctors in the United States.
  • LVHN proudly employs over 2,000 doctors throughout the region.
Coloring page

Get the coloring sheet

Let your child’s creativity take over as they color the sheet, and either share with your favorite doctor or keep for yourself.

Download the coloring sheet here (PDF)

Sharing your coloring pages

If you would like to share your completed coloring page with doctors at LVHN, they can be returned by mail to the following locations:

Lehigh Valley Hospital–17th Street
Attn: Jessica McNamara, Volunteer Services
1627 W. Chew St.
Allentown, PA 18102

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Carbon
Attention: Tammy Trimbur, Administration Suite
2128 E. Blakeslee Blvd.
Lehighton, PA 18235

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
Attention: Ruth Brown, Volunteer Services
1200 S. Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18105

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Hazleton
Attn: Tracy Ambrose, Volunteer Services
700 E. Broad St.
Hazleton, PA 18201

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Pocono and Lehigh Valley Hospital–Dickson City
Attn: Beth Lutz, Volunteer Services
Lehigh Valley Hospital–Pocono
206 E. Brown St.
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg
Attn: Lynn Schaeffer, Volunteer Services
2545 Schoenersville Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill
Attn: Tracy Ambrose, Volunteer Services
700 E. Norwegian St.
Pottsville, PA 17901

Public Posting Permission

Please note that by submitting artwork to LVHN, you are giving permission for this artwork to potentially be displayed in LVHN colleague and patient-facing areas. Please do not include full names or contact information on any submissions. Thank you!

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