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  • Community Rallies to Support CalvertHealth Medical Center

    Posted: 06/17/2020

    Calvert County is a special place where friends, families and neighbors care about one another. This has never been more evident than during the recent COVID crisis. From very early on, businesses and individuals were asking what they could do to help CalvertHealth Medical Center. Even now, months later, the swell of donations has continued to grow. “We have been blown away and humbled by the enormous outpouring of support for the hospital from our community. We couldn’t do what we do without the generou...

  • Help shape the future of health care in Calvert County – Survey ends June 15

    Posted: 06/04/2020

    If you are a Calvert County resident, CalvertHealth invites you to help shape the future of health care in our area by taking the Calvert County Community Health Needs Assessment. Performed every three years, the findings from the survey are used to identify, develop and target CalvertHealth initiatives to provide and connect patients with the resources needed to improve upon health challenges in our community. The survey only takes 5-10 minutes to complete and be accessed by visiting the CalvertHealth w...

  • Outpouring of Support from Community to CalvertHealth during COVID-19 Crisis

    Posted: 05/14/2020

    During challenging times, the spirit of community is often stronger than ever – Calvert County has shown this spirit in unprecedented ways as neighbors and businesses have rallied together during this global pandemic. CalvertHealth Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the CalvertHealth Medical Center has been fortunate to have received donations for our front-line workers. From donations of personal protective equipment and hand-sewn masks to meals and donations to the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund, t...

  • A young local artist paints a beautiful picture to help fundraise for the CalvertHealth Foundation

    Posted: 05/07/2020

    The CalvertHealth Foundation is honored to partner with a young local artist, Ashley Ehrmantraut, to present a customized greeting card for the healthcare professionals at CalvertHealth Medical Center. Ashley created a mixed media watercolor greeting card, which supporters can send in appreciation to a member of CalvertHealth’s healthcare team. The One Hundred for our Heroes campaign launches on May 5 to coincide with the national day of giving #GivingTuesdayNow. One hundred of these specially designed c...

  • Vascular Surgeon Joins CalvertHealth, Center for Vascular Care

    Posted: 05/04/2020

    CalvertHealth Medical Group is pleased to announce the addition of board-certified vascular surgeon Joseph C. Wuamett, MD, RPVI to the Center for Vascular Care at CalvertHealth. He brings broad-based experience in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of vascular issues from varicose veins to aortic aneurysms as well as dialysis access and chronic wounds. “I am very excited to welcome Dr. Wuamett to our growing team of surgical specialists and providers. He will help meet an important need in our commun...

  • The Calvert County Department of Health and CalvertHealth Medical Center are partnering to offer drive-through testing for COVID-19

    Posted: 04/27/2020

    The Calvert County Department of Health and CalvertHealth Medical Center are partnering to offer drive-through testing for COVID-19 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Prince Frederick Vehicle Emission Inspection Program (VEIP) station located at 1035 Prince Frederick Blvd. in Prince Frederick beginning Tuesday, April 28. Free, appointment-only, drive-through testing for the coronavirus is underway at several Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration VEIP facilities around the state inclu...

  • CalvertHealth Initiates COVID-19 Community Hotline

    Posted: 04/14/2020

    As a result of COVID-19, CalvertHealth Medical Center has received an overwhelming number of calls from residents seeking information on Coronavirus and a variety of other questions. In an effort to meet this need, we have established a community hotline to answer questions and provide information. The line will be answered Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The number is 410.535.8469. It is important to note that the hotline is not a substitute for advice from your healthcare provider.

  • CalvertHealth Foundation extends deadline for scholarship opportunities to May 31

    Posted: 04/10/2020

    In an effort to assist all allied health and medical students interested in applying for this year's CalvertHealth Foundation scholarship programs, the deadline to submit completed scholarship packages has been extended to May 31. Application requirements remain the same and applicants are asked to contact the foundation directly with questions about the application or requirements. The CalvertHealth Foundation Scholarship Fund is offering tuition assistance to students who are pursuing higher education ...

  • Having a Health Emergency? Don’t Hesitate to Get Help

    Posted: 04/09/2020

    Residents should not avoid the emergency room if experiencing signs of a medical emergency. Even during a pandemic, emergency systems in Calvert County are equipped and ready to help anyone experiencing serious symptoms. Whether or not the emergency is related to COVID-19, these cases are still considered urgent and anyone experiencing a medical emergency is urged to call 911 or go to the emergency room. For the safety of patients and staff, CalvertHealth Medical Center is following strict protocols, whi...

  • Calvert County Reports First Fatality Due to COVID-19

    Posted: 04/01/2020

    The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) announces the first known COVID-19 death of a Calvert County resident. “This is a tragic loss and we ask all county residents to join us in sharing our heartfelt condolences and prayers with the family,” said BOCC President Kelly McConkey. “This brings home the seriousness of the situation we face. In this profoundly difficult time, we call for the entire Calvert County community to stand together – stay informed, take precautions and be good neighb...