November 20, 2017

HEAL Action Team to Meet Nov. 22

HEAL Action Team to Meet Nov. 22

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the HEAL Action Team which will meet from 1 to 2 pm Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017, at Health Connections at the hospital in Leonardtown.

Smokeout Promotes End to Tobacco Use

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, making it the perfect month for the Great American Smokeout. Held the third Thursday of every November, the Smokeout is supported by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

Tobacco-Free Living Action Team to Meet

Tobacco-Free Action Team to Meet

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Tobacco-Free Living Action Team will meet at 10 am Nov. 21, 2017, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown.

Access to Care Action Team Meets Nov. 14

HEAL Action Team to Meet Nov. 22

The Access to Care Action Team of the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership is dedicated to improving access to care in St. Mary’s County. The group will meet at 3 pm Nov. 14, 2017.

Behavioral Action Team Meets Nov. 10

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, Nov. 10, 2017, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown.

Tobacco Cessation Classes Start Soon

Tobacco Cessation

The St. Mary’s County Health Department offers free tobacco cessation classes and the next round will begin just after the new year. The classes are being promoted by the Tobacco Free Living Action Team, a part of the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership, supported by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown.

Local Artist Sought for Hospital Mural

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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is a place for wellness, and when staff members take the stairs, they are taking steps toward a wellness goal. To inspire staff members to take the stairs, hospital leaders are looking for a local artist willing to donate time and talent to paint a mural in the main stairwell.

HEAL Action Team to Meet Oct. 25

HEAL action team tobacco-free / healthy eating Health St. Mary's Access to Care Action Team

MedStar St. Mary’s supports the HEAL Action Team which will meet from 1 to 2 pm Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at Health Connections at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown. 

MedStar St. Mary’s Decreases Sepsis Deaths

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Sepsis is a potentially deadly condition, but it can be treated. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown has been working for the past year to increase efforts to recognize sepsis early, treating it quickly to ensure the condition doesn’t cost a patient his or her life.

Hospital’s Atrium Launches Transformation

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Renovations planned for MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s popular atrium dining room will create an expanded new space to better serve the patients, families, friends, and those who care for them. The significant renovation will be completed in spring 2018.