August 15, 2018

CARE Act Gets Support From Hoyer

CARE Act

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer has co-sponsored the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency, or CARE Act, in the hopes of making strides to fight the opioid crisis.

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.

Opioid Learning Series Continues in March

Opioid Impact

Several organizations will present a six-part series of events focusing on the opioid epidemic. Known as the Opioid Learning Series, sponsors for the series include the St. Mary’s County Health Department, St. Mary’s County Library, Walden Behavioral Health, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

US, South Korea Military Drills Underway

Military Drills MH-60S Seahawk

US/South Korea joint exercises begin this week. South Korean military officials expect another missile launch from North Korea as the military drills take place.

Doctors, Officials Work to Curb Opioid Epidemic

opioid epidemic

It’s easy to forget that tragedy can strike in beautiful St. Mary’s County. However, the country’s opioid epidemic has spread everywhere, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is doing what it can to help.