Category Archives: Health

Soroptimist International of Kent & Queen Anne’s Counties Gives to Compass Regional Hospice

Connie Jones, Soroptimist International of Kent & Queen Anne’s Counties presented a check to Allison Wood, Compass Regional Hospice in memory of a former Soroptimist International of Kent & Queen Anne’s Counties member. Continue reading

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Free Seminar on Healthy Eating and Weight Reduction Offered in Chestertown

Healthy Eating and Weight Reduction is the topic of an “Ask the Expert” presentation set for Wednesday, March 22, at 10 a.m. in the Conference Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. Offered in celebration of March as National Nutrition Month, the presentation will be given by Mary King, RD, LD, CDE, director of Nutrition Services at the hospital. Continue reading

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Central Maryland in Drought Waring; Eastern Shore in Watch Status

A drought watch is in effect for the Eastern region of Maryland: Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester counties. Rainfall and stream flow levels are below normal in that region. Continue reading

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UM Shore Regional Health Comprehensive Rehabilitation Team Member Receives Autism Specialist Certification

Diane Lorsong, of Queen Anne’s County, was recently certified by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) as a Certified Autism Specialist. Lorsong is a speech-language pathologist for University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Comprehensive Rehabilitation and currently sees patients at the UM Shore Medical Pavilion in Queenstown. Continue reading

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UM Shore Regional Health Announces Nominees for 2017 Nursing Awards

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health has announced the 56 nominees for the 2017 Nurse Excellence Awards program, set for May, 8, 2017 at the Rufus M. and Loraine Hall Todd Performing Arts Center at Chesapeake College. Continue reading

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Pro BMX Competitor & Recovering Addict Tony Hoffman to Speak in Easton

On April 8, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Talbot County Department of Social Services will host a free conference, “Opioid Use Across the Lifespan,” featuring nationally-known guest speaker Tony Hoffman, Pro BMX Competitor and Recovering Addict. Continue reading

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