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New Physician Assistant Rotations in Progress at UM Shore Regional Health

UM Shore Regional Health has welcomed five physician assistant students for clinical rotations with UM SRH physician preceptors, William Huffner, MD, senior vice president, Medical Affairs and chief medical officer, has announced. Continue reading

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Kent County Gets First Prescription Drug Disposal Box

Kent County residents now have a 24-hour, anonymous prescription drug drop-off station at the sheriff’s department in Chestertown for safe disposal of unused or expired medications. Continue reading

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Millington Water Main Flushing

Beginning on Monday, June 26th, and continuing through Tuesday, June 27th 2017 the Kent County Department of Water & Wastewater Services will flush Millington’s water system. Continue reading

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Shore Regional Health Patient Experience Staff Achieve Professional Designations

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health has announced that Jo Anne Thomson, director of Patient Experience, and Elizabeth Flair, patient advocate, have both achieved certificates in patient advocacy, according to Susan Coe, senior vice president, Human Resources and Patient Experience. Continue reading

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Centreville Man Arrested for Involuntary Manslaughter in Heroin Overdose Deaths

Queen Anne’s County Drug Task Force June 9, 2017 Incident: Felony arrest Date/Time: 06/09/17 Location: Queen Anne’s County, Maryland Suspect: Carroll Daniel Gibson IV (27) of Centreville, MD Assisting Personnel: Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol and Criminal Investigations Division, … Continue reading

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Maryland’s health department releases 2016 fatal overdose data Report details more than 2,000 deaths from overdoses last year

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has released the 2016 Drug- and Alcohol-Related Intoxication Deaths in Maryland Report. The report found that 2,089 people died from overdoses last year, a 66 percent increase from 2015’s data. The largest surge was seen in residents 55 and older Continue reading

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