Here's to the heroes

Join Us In Saying Thanks!

National Nurses Week (May 6 – 12) and Hospital Week (May 10 – 16)

During National Nurses Week and Hospital Week, UPMC Western Maryland wants to celebrate our hospital, health care professionals and staff and the innovative ways they support the needs of our community.

Thank UPMC Western Maryland Health Care Heroes

Follow the simple steps found in the entry widget on this page (4 Ways to Enter) to thank our staff. We encourage you to download one of the templates below, print it, hold it while shooting your video (under 10 seconds) or picture. You can also tell us an encouraging story about the staff at UPMC Western Maryland. We will share your entries and some will be included in a special Hospital Week video! GET INSPIRED! See other entries below.

Looking to donate to Healthcare Heroes? Click here.


Small girl drawing with chalk on the sidewalk

While the rest of our world is doing all they can to stay away from each other, the health care professionals and staff at UPMC Western Maryland are touching the lives of our neighbors, friends and families.

Templates to Help You Get Started

Use these print-ready templates to hold when shooting your personal photo or video.

Write a Letter

Show Your Support

Draw A Picture

Color a Photo

Color a Picture

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