Honor, Hope and Healing Highlight Relay ...
Relay for Life of Charles County, an annual event in our community, is part of the American Cancer Society’s larger mission of discovering new treatments, screening techniques and patient support methods to help those diagnosed with cancer fight the disease both physically, mentally and emotionally.... 
Easy Ways to Fight the Flu This Year...
Before the flu gets you, learn to fight back. There are plenty of things you can do to keep yourself and your loved ones healthy now that flu season is upon us. It all starts with getting vaccinated. The Charles County Department of Health has flu shots and nasal mist vaccinations available to residents... 
Quick Response Can Save Lives When Strok...
Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in our country. The faster you recognize it, the better your chances of survival. May is National Stroke Awareness Month and the perfect time to learn about the warning signs. Among them: Sudden numbness or weakness, often on one side of the body Confusion... 
National Aphasia Month and Summer Suppor...
One million Americans suffer from this disorder and 200,000+ more acquire it each year, yet many people have never heard of it. According to the National Aphasia Association, aphasia is defined as, “an acquired communication disorder that impairs a person’s ability to process language but does not affect... 
Outpatient Excellence in the Spring Issu...
It’s easy to think of a hospital as a place you go in an emergency or a where you might be admitted for surgery or other medical care. It is those things, of course. But as the Spring issue of Maryland Health Matters shows, UM Charles Regional Medical Center is so much more. The cover story highlights... 
University of Maryland Charles Regional ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joyce Riggs PIO & Director, Community Development and Planning 301.609.4394 jriggs1@umm.edu University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care LaPlata, MD: March 30, 2014 – University of Maryland Charles... 
University of Maryland Charles Regional ...
University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center is excited to welcome Dr. Vamsy Jakkampudi, Neurologist to the medical staff.  Dr. Jakkampudi, a board-certified neurologist is the newest addition to the UM Charles Regional Neurology staff.  The practice located on Centennial Street in downtown... 
Celebrating Doctor’s Day 2014...
National Doctors Day is Sunday, March 30th. However, we are thrilled to announce that the Charles County Commissioners have proclaimed today, March 28th, as Doctor’s Day in Charles County! Each year, this day will be observed as a show of gratitude and appreciation for the physicians who have dedicated... 
Join Us for the Lighting of the Civista ...
It’s that time of year again—time for Civista Health Foundation’s “Christmas Tree of Life” to shine brilliantly on the grounds of the Civista Medical Center for the holiday season. Each light honors someone living or deceased, who has touched our lives. You are invited to join us for the tree-lighting... 
Heart Disease: Prevention, Diet & R...
According to the 2011 Community Health Needs Assessment, heart disease is the leading cause of death in Charles County and Maryland. To help reduce the impact of heart disease on our community, Civista Health is proud to offer Heart Disease: Prevention, Diet & Risk Factors on Monday, June 4th, from... 

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