July 23, 2018

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

annual 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.

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

annual meeting

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.

Behavioral Health Action Team to Meet

Access to Care 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, July 13, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership.

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

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

annual meeting

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

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.”