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  • CalvertHealth Names Employee of the Year and Leadership Award Recipients

    Posted: 09/01/2020

    For the first time in more than 45 years, CalvertHealth wasn’t able to host its Employee Awards Banquet in person due to COVID-19 restrictions. But that didn’t stop the health system for recognizing top awards for service and leadership during the 2019 calendar year. President and CEO Dean Teague commented, “In the midst of a global pandemic, I am proud of our workforce and their ability to change, adapt and embrace the unknown. Over the past several months, our team has come together in extraordinary wa...

  • CalvertHealth Names Hedderich as AVP for Quality

    Posted: 09/01/2020

    Seasoned healthcare executive Nicole Hedderich, MHA, BSN, RN, CPHQ has been promoted to Associate Vice President of Quality & Risk Management at CalvertHealth Medical Center (CHMC). Hedderich, who has nearly 25 years of experience in health care including 12 years in leadership positions, will oversee the medical center’s quality and patient safety efforts. Hedderich joined CHMC in 2015 as the director of quality management and went on to become executive director. During her tenure, the medical cent...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation 31st Annual Golf Classic Planned for Monday, October 19

    Posted: 06/29/2020

    The CalvertHealth Foundation is excited to announce the rescheduled date for the 31st Annual CalvertHealth Foundation Golf Classic to Monday, October 19 at the Cannon Club in Lothian, MD. Proceeds from the annual tournament will be used to support our community's increasing need for mental health. “Now more than ever with the ever-present concerns of COVID-19, our mental health is just as important as our physical wellbeing,” said Director of Behavioral Health Jennifer Messix BSN, RN-BC who oversees the ...

  • 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.