January 18, 2019

HEAL Action Team Meets July 25

Hispanic Residents

MedStar St. Mary’s supports the HEAL Action Team which will meet from 1 to 2 pm Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Health Connections at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

Early Detection Key to Fighting Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer

Summer is the time to be most aware of Skin Cancer, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is reminding residents of the importance of caring for their skin. 

Tobacco-Free Action Team Meets July 17

Hispanic Residents

MedStar St. Mary’s supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Tobacco-Free Living Action Team, which will meet 10 to 11:30 am Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department.

MedStar PR Team Earns Aster Awards

Aster Awards

The Marketing, Public Relations & Philanthropy Department at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown has been honored with 10 awards from the Aster Awards Program and the Healthcare Marketing Report.

Historic Preservation Group Honors Hospital

Historic Preservation

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown has been recognized for its Historic Preservation efforts. The hospital’s “Reflections,” an exhibit of historical artifacts that are related to the hospital, has been honored by the St. Mary’s County Historic Preservation Commission for its work to keep and highlight the 106-year history of the nonprofit medical facility.

Access to Care Team Meets July 10

Healthy Access to Care

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, July 10, 2018, at the hospital in Leonardtown.

Survey Needs Spanish-Speaking Volunteers

Hispanic Residents

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Access to Care Action Team has been working to develop a Hispanic Needs Survey to better assess the needs of the local Hispanic community. The Hispanic Outreach Team is looking for Spanish-speaking volunteers for a community canvassing event.

Hospital Hosting Opioid Lecture

Healthy Access to Care

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital and the St. Mary’s County Health Department will present a lecture June 27 by Michael V. Pantalon, “Encouraging Opioid Use Disorder Treatment.”

MedStar Helps in Battle Against Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer

Virginia Wills went a long way between 2016 and 2017: from battling Colon Cancer with the help of medical professionals at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital one year to celebrating a daughter’s wedding and the arrival of her first grandchild the next.

HEAL Team Promotes Healthy Living

HEAL Team Promotes Healthy Living

MedStar St. Mary’s supports the HEAL Action Team which will meet from 1 to 2 pm Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Health Connections at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. The Healthy Eating and Active Living Action Team of the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership brings together community organizations and residents to coordinate action around healthy eating, active living, and weight management.