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  • Pink and Blue Tournament Raises $68,000 for Local Medical Centers

    Posted: 01/19/2018

    The 8th Annual Pink & Blue Memorial Cancer Tournament held Oct. 21 at Old South Country Club in Lothian celebrated the life of Mary Lou Waller and raised $68,000 for cancer care in her name. Proceeds from the event are divided equally between CalvertHealth Medical Center (CHMC) and Anne Arundel Medical Center. At CHMC, the funds from years past have been used to expand patient education and nurse navigation programs, enhance survivorship offerings, support the purchase of new technology and provide n...

  • CalvertHealth Medical Center Restricts Visitors During Peak Flu Season

    Posted: 01/18/2018

    As we enter the peak of influenza (flu) season, the rates are high and widespread throughout Maryland. CalvertHealth Medical Center (CHMC) is seeing a heavy volume of ER visits and admissions associated with the flu. Although vaccinating against the flu is still the best line of defense, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this year’s vaccine is only 30% effective against the H3N2 virus. To limit the potential spread of influenza within the medical center and among patients...

  • Daughter Moves Wedding to Dad's Hospital Room at CalvertHealth Medical Center

    Posted: 01/12/2018

    Upon getting engaged, Brittany [Johnson] Millsap set a wedding date in October 2018. After her father was diagnosed with AL amyloidosis, the family would move the wedding date up two more times to ensure that Brittany and her father could share the moment where he would walk her down the aisle. When he was admitted to CalvertHealth Medical Center on Thursday, January 4, Mr. Johnson told the staff the story of his daughter’s wedding – which was now to take place on Saturday, January 6. He was determined t...

  • It's a girl! The first baby born at the Center for Family Birth Care at CalvertHealth Medical Center in the new year.

    Posted: 01/02/2018

    It's a girl! Parents, Lane and Alexis, welcomed baby Mia at 2:22 p.m. on January 1, 2018. She was the first baby born at the Center for Family Birth Care at CalvertHealth Medical Center in the new year.

  • Our Lady Star of the Sea School’s generous donation to CalvertHealth Medical Center.

    Posted: 12/22/2017

    ‘Tis the season! Thank you to Our Lady Star of the Sea School’s Kindergarten and Second Grade classes for their generous donation of children’s books and stuffed animals to CalvertHealth Medical Center. We admire your commitment to the community and thank you for helping us make a difference in every life we touch.

  • Local Business Executives Named to CalvertHealth Foundation Board of Trustees

    Posted: 12/07/2017

    Prince Frederick attorney Denise Bowman and Huntingtown business executive Donnie Downs have been named to the CalvertHealth Foundation Board of Trustees. They join 14 other community members who are currently serving. Members can serve up to two three-year terms. “We are honored to have Denise and Donnie join our team,” said Lynette Entzian, foundation board president. “They are both accomplished professionals who bring tremendous experience in the areas of leadership and community service.” Bowman, who...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Harvest Ball Raises More than $300,000 Toward Medical Center Expansion

    Posted: 11/27/2017

    The 2017 CalvertHealth Foundation Harvest Ball, Unmasking the Future, was a huge success thanks to 600 attendees and extraordinary support from corporate, community and individual sponsors that helped raise more than $300,000 to help fund a portion of the largest expansion in CalvertHealth's almost 100-year history. In September, CalvertHealth broke ground on a three-story expansion project that will house spacious, modernized private patient rooms, outpatient services, as well as areas for medical and s...

  • CalvertHealth Selected as a Health Quality Innovator of the Year for Opioid Stewardship Efforts

    Posted: 11/20/2017

    Long before Governor Hogan declared a state of emergency in the state of Maryland, CalvertHealth Medical Center was already taking major steps to address the opioid crisis in Calvert County. On November 7, those efforts were recognized by the Health Quality Institute. CalvertHealth is among seven health care organizations in Maryland and Virginia selected as a Health Quality Innovator of the Year and the only local medical center selected. Presented by Health Quality Innovators (HQI), the awards recogniz...

  • CalvertHealth Recognizes Veterans

    Posted: 11/13/2017

    CalvertHealth proudly employs veterans from all branches of service and would like to recognize the following CalvertHealth employees for their service to our nation: Dr. Kenneth Abbott Robin Baranowski Douglas Barnes Ellen Bertelsen Dr. Yvonne “Renee” Bright Dr. J. Michael Brooks Robert Burgess Phil Campbell Charles Chapman George Christian Frank Clever Dr. Stephanie Dabulis Deborah Davis Jennifer Dixon Susan Fiacco Chris Gathings Kimberly Gessner Tori Harris Alvin Holmes Thomas Hutchins Archie Johnson...

  • Community Dental Care Serves Up Smiles

    Posted: 11/02/2017

    CalvertHealth provides accessible, affordable care for children, adults in Calvert. Donnie Hall, 5, was all smiles following his check up at the CalvertHealth Community Dental Care in Lusby—he had picked out a green Slinky from the toy chest and was full of energy. One of three of Loretta Hall’s grandchildren with appointments, this was Donnie’s second visit to the dentist, but the first for 3-year-old twins Noah and Nico. “I knew [the clinic] was available and accepted our insurance,” said Hall who had...