August 18, 2019

Youth Mentoring Roundtable Discussion Set

Youth Mentoring

Youth Mentoring program representatives in St. Mary’s County are invited to attend a roundtable discussion at 5:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Lexington Park Library.

Take a Survey on Tick-Borne Illnesses

Tick-Borne Illnesses

The St. Mary’s County Health Department’s Summer Public Health Academy is hoping to get the community’s help with a survey on tick-borne illnesses. The health department and Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership are supported by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

E-Cigarette Epidemic Topic at HSMP Meeting

Meeting

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership will welcome Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos as a speaker for the 2019 HSMP Annual Meeting on Sept. 19.

Feed St. Mary’s Gets a New Home

Feed St. Mary's

Feed St. Mary’s, a part of the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership, has gotten a new home and is able to work even more efficiently toward its goal of alleviating food insecurity throughout St. Mary’s County.  MedStar St. Mary’s supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

Access to Care Team to Meet

Access to Care Team Meets

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Access to Care Action Team, which will meet from 3 to 4 pm Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Health Connections at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

MedStar’s East Run Celebrates 1st Year

East Run

Just over a year ago, MedStar Health Primary Care opened its East Run Center on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park.

Summer Is Perfect for Superfoods

Superfoods

There is not a single food that provides all the nutrition the human body needs, but there are some Superfoods that boast a concentration of important nutrients, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is Leonardtown is helping to ensure the public knows what they are.

Behavioral Health Team Meets Aug. 9

HEAL Action Team

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership is planning a meeting of the Behavioral Health Action Team from 2 to 3:30 pm Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

Gratitude Can Reduce Caregiver Burnout

burnout

Helping to prevent the complicated issue of burnout by caregivers can be as simple as small gestures of gratitude, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is helping to share that information with the public. 

Learn More About Tick-Borne Diseases

Tick-Borne Diseases

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is joining the St. Mary’s County Health Department in educating the public about the potential dangers of Tick-Borne Diseases and illnesses.