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Enhancing Health Care Services in Dorchester County (pages 6-9)

The new University of Maryland Shore Medical Campus at Cambridge will provide state-of-the-art outpatient services. Now under construction, the expected completion is fall 2021. Located in the new Cambridge Marketplace on U.S. Route 50/Ocean Gateway, the project includes a two-story freestanding medical facility (FMF) with a full 24/7 Emergency Department, a helipad and ample parking. The second floor will serve as a medical pavilion, offering a wide array of services, including an outpatient surgery center, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services, rehabilitation services, chronic disease management services and a community education room.

Helping Seniors Manage Their Medications (page 5)

This new drug program provides prescription drug counseling at senior centers.

The Skill to Rebuild and Restore (page 10)

How UMMC's expertise in complex trauma care save a young woman's arm.

5 Ways to Safely Enjoy the Summer (page 13)

Summer brings ample opportunities for kids and adults to have warm-weather fun in the great outdoors. But it's also important to stay safe and healthy while taking part in your favorite activities. Follow these tips to ensure you and your family get the most out of the season.

Introducing ... Our New UM Shore Regional Health Physicians (page 14)

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recently welcomed new providers in Behavioral Health, Palliative Care and Cardiology.

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