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  • CalvertHealth Moves to Crisis Protocols in Response to Surge in COVID-19 Cases

    Posted: 12/28/2021

    Due to a significant increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, CalvertHealth is implementing crisis protocols beginning today, December 29. Since December 1, CalvertHealth has experienced a 567% increase in treating admitted COVID patients – from 3 patients in the beginning of December to 20 today. This rise in COVID patients in addition to the number of other patients coming to the Emergency Room and others requiring hospitalization combined with current staff shortages required CalvertHealth to move to cr...

  • Medical Leaders Urge Community to Get Vaccinated to Combat COVID Hospitalizations and Emergency Room Visits

    Posted: 12/15/2021

    The medical leaders at CalvertHealth are sending a strong message to the community – Get Vaccinated and Get your Booster. After months of combating COVID – an unknown back in early 2020 – today, the vaccine is readily available to fight this virus. “We have three vaccines to counter the effects of COVID which will keep individuals out of the hospital and out of the Emergency Room. This is a serious healthcare crisis and anyone who doesn’t realize this is putting themselves and others at risk,” said Dr. T...

  • CalvertHealth Medical Group Welcomes New Urologist

    Posted: 12/06/2021

    Urologist Dr. John (Jack) Cooper has joined CalvertHealth Medical Group. While he has a special interest in treating complex and large kidney stones, Dr. Cooper enjoys providing care for a well-rounded general urology practice including the treatment of enlarged prostate, erectile dysfunction, low testosterone and overactive bladder. “I chose this field because it allows me to make a difference in my patients’ quality of life and wellbeing every day,” he said. Dr. Cooper comes to CalvertHealth from Chris...

  • CalvertHealth Welcomes Three New Board Members

    Posted: 12/03/2021

    The CalvertHealth Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of small business owner Scott Reeves, the Rev. Christopher Garcia, rector of Christ Church in Port Republic and Dr. Chang Choi, who heads up the adult hospitalist team at CalvertHealth Medical Center. Composed of volunteers from the community and the medical staff, the board plays a vital role in ensuring the organization meets the needs of the community. “We’re excited Scott will be joining our board,” said CalvertHealth Preside...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation launches Giving for Gifted Hands Campaign, Invites Community to Participate in Virtual Gala

    Posted: 10/22/2021

    The CalvertHealth Foundation recently announced the “Giving for Gifted Hands” campaign to enhance the medical center’s surgical program. CalvertHealth is committed to investing in the talent and technology to provide its patients and the community access to advanced surgical options close to home. With more than 50 surgeons on the medical staff, the needs are varied. The campaign aims to raise $250,000 toward the $2.5-million project to provide more than 50+ surgeons practicing at CalvertHealth Surgery C...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Partners with Jefferson Patterson Park for Breast Cancer Awareness

    Posted: 09/13/2021

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual time of year to increase awareness of the disease. On October 2, CalvertHealth Foundation will begin a month-long campaign to raise awareness about local resources at the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. “While the plan was to have the annual 5K in person, the recent rise in COVID infections forced us to make a very difficult decision to move the 2021 Breast Cancer 5K to a virtual format,” said Foundation Board Trustee and Event Chair Barry F...

  • CalvertHealth Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke Treatment

    Posted: 09/07/2021

    CalvertHealth Medical Center has received the American Heart GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for our commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. This marks the 10th consecutive year CalvertHealth has been recognized for stroke achievement by the American Heart Association. Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the U.S. On average, some...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Returns to an In-Person Event for the 12th Annual Breast Cancer 5K Walk/Run

    Posted: 08/01/2021

    The CalvertHealth Foundation is returning, in-person for this year’s 12th Annual Breast Cancer 5K on Saturday, October 2, in beautiful Solomons Island. In addition to the excitement of being back in person, this year’s event will introduce new opportunities for team fundraising, day-of superlatives, prizes and community engagement. Since its inception in 2010, the Breast Cancer 5K has raised more than $300,000 to support the critical work of the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Funds raised h...

  • CalvertHealth Board Welcomes New Community Members

    Posted: 07/13/2021

    The CalvertHealth System Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of retired attorney Malcolm Funn of Solomons and Chesapeake Beach resident Gail Donovan Harkins, who has more than 24 years of experience in healthcare public relations and marketing. Composed of volunteers from the community and the medical staff, the board is responsible for ensuring the health system meets the needs of the community. “Malcolm and Gail both bring substantial experience in their respective fields as well ...

  • CoreLife and CalvertHealth Announce New Partnership to Combat Obesity and Improve Community Health

    Posted: 07/01/2021

    CoreLife Inc, an innovative preventive healthcare company specializing in the treatment of overall patient health, obesity, and complications associated with obesity, has announced the formation of a new partnership with CalvertHealth to provide wellness and weight management options in Southern Maryland. Data from the most recent Community Health Needs Assessments demonstrate that Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties have a higher rate of obesity than the state averages. Rates in Calvert also excee...