August 15, 2018

Tobacco-Free Action Team to Meet

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, Aug. 21, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department.

Auxiliary Is at the Heart of MedStar

Auxiliary

Without the MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary, it’s hard to know where the Leonardtown hospital would be today.

Access to Care Team to Meet

Access to Care Behavioral Health Action Team

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. 14, 2018, at Health Connections at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

Presenters Announced for HSMP Meeting

HSMP Meeting

Jane Lawing and Ashly Nelson will be two of the presenters at the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership 2018 annual meeting Sept. 13.

Behavioral Health Action Team to Meet

Behavioral Health 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. 10, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

HSMP’s Last Call for Table Applications

HSMP Meeting

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership wants to hear about the different programs that local organizations offer to improve health in St. Mary’s County. HSMP has issued a call for applications to provide partners and community organizations the opportunity to set up informational tables at the 2018 HSMP annual meeting.

Mission of Mercy Offers Free Dental Care

Mission of Mercy

Dental professionals from all over Southern Maryland will come together July 27 and 28 for the Mission of Mercy dental care event at North Point High School in Waldorf. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is helping to publicize the event. 

MedStar Weighs in on Vape Debate

Vape Debate

As the e-cigarette market heats up, many people believe that vaping is less dangerous than actual cigarettes. However, the vape debate has sparked new interest around the dangers of the use of tobacco products and the harmful effects of nicotine. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is hoping to educate the public about the potential problems of the nearly 500 brands and 7,700 flavors of e-cigarettes. 

Healthy Partnership Annual Meeting Set for September

Register now for the 2018 Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership annual meeting. The meeting is set for 1 to 5 pm Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

HEAL Action Team Meets July 25

HSMP Meeting

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.