January 18, 2019

Patients Share Stories of Sepsis Survival

Sepsis Survival

Sepsis is a dangerous, fast-moving infection that can lead to coma, tissue damage, organ failure, amputation of limbs, and death. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is committed to sepsis survival. Two former sepsis patients recently shared their stories. 

Health Officer Receives FBI Honor

Health Officer

St. Mary’s County Health Officer Dr. Meenakshi G. Brewster has been chosen by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to receive the 2017 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award.

Awareness Campaign Combats Opioid Abuse


Fighting opioid abuse starts with understanding it, and the Maryland Department of Health has announced an Awareness Campaign that aims to educate the public on this crisis.

Behavioral Health Team Meets March 9

Hispanic Residents

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership is planning a meeting of the Behavioral Health Action Team from 2 to 3:30 pm Friday, March 9, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

Event to Focus on Community Health

Community Health

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is partnering with the Minority Outreach Coalition to offer a health and wellness event for the community March 3.

MedStar Offers Women’s Wellness Day

Wellness Day

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is celebrating more than 20 years of offering excellent women’s wellness with the annual Delicados Women’s Wellness Day on Feb. 24.

MedStar Celebrates a Century of Caring

Century of Caring

Five years ago, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown celebrated a Century of Caring. The hospital has been a part of the Southern Maryland community for 105 years now, and the goal has always been the same — caring for neighbors, friends, and family members.

Learn to Live Tobacco-Free

Tobacco-Free Action Team to Meet

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, Feb. 20, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department.

MedStar Moves Belmont Laboratory Center

Access to Care

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s Laboratory Center at the Belmont Building on Moakley Street in Leonardtown has moved one floor up to Suite 205. The move took place Feb. 7.

LSM Class Visits MedStar St. Mary’s

LSM Class

Members of the current class of Leadership Southern Maryland visited MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital on Jan. 18, 2018. The LSM class members are part of an educational leadership program for executives in the region.