Lehigh Valley, Pa.,
31
January
2019
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09:16 PM
America/New_York

Mickey Mouse Visits Young Patients at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital in Salisbury Township

Mickey Mouse, currently touring with Disney on Ice presents Ice Worlds of Enchantment, visited patients and their families at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital today. Mickey greeted and took photos with children undergoing treatment at the Children’s Cancer and Multipurpose Infusion Center on the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest campus in Salisbury Township.

Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment, Feld Entertainment’s action-packed ice spectacular featuring four fun-filled Disney stories, is coming to Allentown Thursday, January 31st thru Sunday, February 3rd for seven performances at PPL Center. Worlds of Enchantment showcases beloved characters from Disney Pixar’s Cars, The Little Mermaid, and Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 3, along with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy. Joining these cherished characters are the stars of Disney’s Frozen.

As the cast tours the country, they enjoy community involvement, such as making special stops to help brighten the day for children who are receiving medical care in children’s hospitals. This is the first time Mickey Mouse and Disney on Ice have visited Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital.

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Lehigh Valley Health Network includes eight hospital campuses - three in Allentown including the region's only facility dedicated to orthopedic surgery, one in Bethlehem, one in East Stroudsburg, one in Hazleton and two in Pottsville, Pa.; 26 health centers caring for communities in seven counties; numerous primary and specialty care physician practices and 18 ExpressCARE locations throughout the region including the area’s only Children’s ExpressCARE at the Health Center at Palmer Township; pharmacy, imaging, home health services and lab services; extensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services; and preferred provider services through Valley Preferred. Specialty care includes: trauma care at the region’s busiest, most-experienced trauma center treating adults and children, burn care at the regional Burn Center, kidney and pancreas transplants; perinatal/neonatal, cardiac, cancer care, orthopedics, and neurology and complex neurosurgery capabilities including national certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, the Lehigh Valley Heart Institute and the Lehigh Valley Institute for Special Surgery give clinicians of the highest caliber the necessary infrastructure, programs and partnerships to help community members stay healthy and provide the most advanced treatment when needed. The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute is a formal member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, a transformative initiative to improve the quality of care and outcomes for people with cancer in community health care settings, including access to key MSK clinical trials. Robotic surgery is offered in ten specialties across the health network with more than 10,000 procedures performed since 2007. Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital and Level 4 NICU in the region, provides care in more than 30 specialties and general pediatrics. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest has been recognized among the top five hospitals in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report for for five consecutive years. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital–17th Street and Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg are national Magnet hospitals for excellence in nursing. Additional information is available by visiting LVHN.org, or following us on Facebook and Twitter.