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UM Shore Regional Health to Offer Healthy for Life Courses Beginning February 1

January 26, 2022
Need encouragement to help you keep your healthy New Year’s resolutions? Join Jeanette Jeffrey, MS, MPH, MCHES, Health Educator for University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown, for Healthy for Life®, an online evidence-based community nutrition and well-being program designed to empower you to make healthy food, nutrition and lifestyle choices. Attend one or all 10 sessions.

Regional Health Officials Request Public's Help to Reduce Strain on System

January 11, 2022
Regional county officials, including the emergency medical services (EMS) departments of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties, the chief clinical officer of Choptank Community Health, and the chief medical officer of University of Maryland Shore Regional Health are requesting action by local residents to help alleviate the unprecedented strain that the current COVID-19 surge is placing on the area’s EMS personnel, frontline responders and hospitals.

Chester River Health Foundation Sponsors Angel Tree

December 30, 2021
Two women stand to the left of a Christmas tree and two men stand to the right. They are holding Christmas gifts and the floor around the tree is piled high with Christmas gifts.
The Chester River Health Foundation sponsored its annual Angel Tree on which "holiday wishes" were hung for children in the Kent and Queen Anne's counties’ foster care programs, and the Kent Center, which provides services for adults who have developmental disabilities.