June 1, 2023

St. Mary’s 6th in MD Health Rankings


St. Mary’s County ranks as the sixth healthiest county in Maryland, according to the 2023 County Health Rankings.

More Services Offered at Health Hub

Mediation Services

Greater Baden Medical Services is expanding hours for primary care services at the St. Mary’s County Health Hub in Lexington Park, MD. Learn more about the Health Hub during an open house from 9am to noon June 3.

Environmental Health Team to Meet

Action Teams

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Environmental Health Action Team will meet 10 to 11am Wednesday, May 17, 2023.

Community Garden Coming Soon to Lex Park

Community Garden

A Lexington Manor Passive Park community garden project has received funding for development. Construction will begin soon, according to the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

St. Mary’s Food Security Report Available

Food Security

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership has released the 2022 Food Security Report for St. Mary’s County. In 2020, 9.6% of St. Mary’s County residents and 9.6% of children in St. Mary’s were considered to be food insecure.

Are You Up for a Wellness Challenge?


The Chronic Disease Action Team of the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership is encouraging community members to Eat, Live, and Be Healthy. There’s a toolkit to help you get started.

FREE Physical Activity Classes for New & Expecting Moms

For a limited time only, there will be FREE physical activity classes offered for pregnant and postpartum women. Three local organizations are offering free exercise programs:, Peaktop Wellness; Willows Recreation Center, and The Synthesis Center of St. Mary’s at the Real Food Studio.

Registration Open: HSMP Annual Meeting

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership reminds the community to save the date for the 2022 annual meeting on September 29.

Safe St. Mary’s Event @ Great Mills Pool

Great Mills Pool

A Safe St. Mary’s event will be held from 9 am to noon Saturday, July 16, 2022, at the Great Mills swimming pool.

Community Garden Projects Recruiting Volunteers

Community Garden

Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership is looking for volunteers for its new Community Gardens Planning Committee.