Dorchester County Public Sessions
Explore the Future of Health Care in Dorchester: Public Sessions Offered in East New Market, Cambridge, Vienna and Madison – Presentation topics will include a vision for a future, new medical campus in Dorchester; access to physicians; emergency care; diagnostics; and medical treatment. Take advantage of this opportunity to ask questions and share your thoughts regarding the changing landscape of health care and strategies to meet the health care needs of your community. Free. Contact: 410-228-5511, ext. 5508. Sessions are scheduled as follows:
- Tues, 5/23 23rd, 6-7:30pm, East New Market Fire Department, 4020 East New Market Bypass, East New Market.
- Weds,5/31, 6-7:30 p.m., Chesapeake College Cambridge Center, 416-418 Race Street, Cambridge.
- Thurs, 6/8, 6 -7:30 p.m., E. A. Murphy Building at 104 Race Street, Vienna.
- Thurs, 6/15, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Madison Fire Department, 1154 Taylor’s Island Road.
Ask the Expert Series
Palliative Care Telemedicine – Tuesday, 5/9, 1pm, Heron Point, Barrett Conference Room, 501 E. Campus Avenue, Chestertown. Presenter: Maddie Steffens, RN, BSN, CHPN, Palliative Care Program Coordinator.
Cervical Cancer Prevention: Don’t Be the Next Statistic – Tuesday, 5/9, 6pm, Dorchester County YMCA, 201 Talbot Avenues, Cambridge, MD. Presenter: Dale Jafari, MSN, CRNP, UM Community Medical Group – Women’s Health. Presentation will feature a special screening of the documentary film, “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic.”
Diabetes and Meal Planning: Controlling Your Blood Sugar – Wednesday, 5/10, 11am, Sudlersville Senior Center, 605 Foxxtown Drive, Sudlersville. Presenter: Mary King, RD, LD, CDE, Diabetes Educator, UM Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology.
Most Common Complications of Childbirth – Thursday, 5/11, Conference Room, UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Easton, 500 Cadmus Lane, Easton. Presenter: Kari Gorkos, Director, Youth & Family Programs, Mental Health Association of Maryland.
Cervical Cancer Prevention: Don’t Be the Next Statistic – Tuesday, 5/16, 5:30pm, Conference Room, UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Easton, 500 Cadmus Lane, Easton. Presenter: Dale Jafari, MSN, CRNP, UM Community Medical Group – Women’s Health. Presentation will feature a special screening of the documentary film “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic.”
Lung Cancer Screening – Tuesday, 5/23, 5pm, Dorchester Public Library, 303 Gay Street, Cambridge. Presenter: David (Greg) Oliver, MD and Michele Williams, DNP, CRNP, AGCNP-BC, MSN, Rn-BC, OCN.
Lung Cancer Screening – Thursday, 5/25, 3pm, Caroline County Health Department, 403 S 7th Street, Denton. Presenter: David (Greg) Oliver, MD and Michele Williams, DNP, CRNP, AGCNP-BC, MSN, Rn-BC, OCN.
Space is limited at these sessions. For more information or to register, call 410-822-1000, ext. 5222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To listen to informative interviews with UM SRH specialists on diabetes, childbirth and parent education, men’s health, women’s health, stroke awareness, interventional radiology, integrative medicine and urology, visit UMShoreRegional.org/ATE.
Breast Cancer Support
Transition to Wellness – Free workshops for breast cancer survivors and patients who are ending treatment.
Survivors Offering Support (SOS) – Free program pairing women who have breast cancer with mentors who are breast cancer survivors. If you need support or would like to become a mentor, call 410-822-1000, ext. 5866.
Look Good … Feel Better – Monday, 5/15, 10am-12pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Free ACS program for women with cancer includes hair, skin and make-up tips, samples and a visit to the wig room. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5355.
Breast Cancer Support Group – Tuesday, 5/23, 6-7:30pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5387.
Find more information about The Breast Center’s programs and services at UMShoreRegional.org/breast-center
Cancer Support Group/Easton – Thursday, 5/4 and 5/18, Cancer Center, Easton. Information and support for patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Contact: 443-254-5940.
US TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group – Tuesday, 5/9, 6:30pm, Cancer Center, Easton. Information and support for patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Topic: Being Your Own Advocate. Contact: 410-820-6800, ext. 2300. Spouses and friends are encouraged to attend.
Cancer Support Group/Chestertown – Monday, 5/22, 7pm, UM SMC at Chestertown, Education Center. Information and support for patients at any stage – diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Contact: 410-778-7668, ext. 2175.
Find more information about cancer treatment and support services online at UMShoreRegional.org/cancer_program.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings/Easton & Cambridge – Easton: every Tuesday and Wednesday, 9am-12pm, Diagnostic & Imaging Center. Cambridge: every Tuesday & Friday, 11am-1pm, UM SMC at Dorchester, Main Lobby. (Excluding holidays.)
Childbirth & New Parent Education
Breastfeeding Support Group – Tuesday, 5/16, 10-11:30am, UM SMC at Easton, 5th floor meeting room. Led by lactation consultants for new and expectant mothers. Contact: 410-822-1000 or 410-228-5511, ext. 5700.
Labor & Delivery Class – Saturday, 5/6, 9am-3:30pm, UM SMC at Easton, Health Education Center. Overview of maternal reproductive health; signs, symptoms and stages of labor, including pain management; techniques for a successful birth experience; cesarean delivery; and recovery after the birth. Free; register by phone, 410-822-1000, ext. 5231.
Breastfeeding Class – Saturday, 5/20, 9am-12:30pm, UM SMC at Easton, Health Education Center. Information about the benefits for you and your baby, and tips and techniques for successful breastfeeding. Free; register by phone, 410-822-1000, ext. 5231 or e-mail email@example.com.
Find more information about Birthing Center programs and services at UMShoreRegional.org/programs/birthing-center/services.
Diabetes Education and Support
Diabetes Self- Management Class/Easton – Two sessions: Tuesday, 5/2-9-16, 9am-12pm; and Wednesday, 5/3-10-17, 4:30-7:30pm. UM SMC at Easton, UM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center. Medical information and strategies enabling patients to manage their diabetes for optimal wellness. Referral and advance registrations required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Self-Management Class/Chestertown – Tuesday, 5/2-9-16, 1-4pm. UM SMC at Chestertown Education Center. Medical information and strategies enabling patients to manage their diabetes for optimal wellness. Referral and advance registration required. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Support Group/Easton – Monday, 5/8, 5:30pm, Brookletts Place, Talbot County Senior Center, Easton. Led by Karen Hollis, RD, LDN, CDE Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Diabetes Support Group/Chestertown – Tuesday, 5/30, 6:30pm, UM SMC at Chestertown. Led by Chrissy Nelson, BSN, RN, CDE. Contact 410-778-3300, ext. 2175.
Diabetes Support Group/ Dorchester – Wednesday, 5/24, 5:30pm, Dorchester County YMCA. Led by Renee Woodward, RN, CDE Contact 410-822-1000, ext. 5195.
Find more information about diabetes treatment and support services at UMShoreRegional.org/programs/endocrinology.
Acupuncture, Massage, Psychotherapy and Reiki – By appointment, Monday-Friday, except holidays. Center for Integrative Medicine, Suite 300, 522 Cynwood Drive, Easton. For information about services, providers and scheduling, call 410-770-9400.
Acupuncture: Mini-Session Mondays – Every Monday 11:30am-1:30pm. Auricular acupuncture in a small group setting, $20 per session No appointment necessary. Center for Integrative Medicine, Suite 300, 522 Cynwood Drive, Easton.
Find more information about integrative medicine services at UMShoreRegional.org/programs/CI.
Recovery and Psychosocial Support
Bridge Clinic Support Group – Tuesday, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30, 6-7:30pm, UM SMC at Dorchester. Free, confidential support group meeting for individuals who have been hospitalized for behavioral health reasons and could benefit from assistance with issues after discharge. Varied topics based on participants’ needs. Each participant may bring one family member. Contact: 410-228-5511, ext. 2140.
Safe Sitter® Class Chestertown – Saturday, 5/20, 9am-3:30pm, UM SMC at Chestertown Education Center. Pediatric nurses teach youth ages 11-13 the basics of babysitting, including first aid and more. Cost: $45 (scholarships available). Limited seating, advance registration required. Contact: 410-778-7668, ext. 2175.
Save the Date
3rd Annual UM Shore Regional Health Sporting Clays Classic – Saturday, 6/10, 8am, The Point at Pintail, Queenstown. Proceeds benefit equipment needs for the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at UM Shore Regional Health. $125/individual, $500/team of four. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5763 or www.ummhfoundation.org/upcoming-events/.
Chester River Health Foundation Golf Tournament – Friday, 6/2, Chester River Yacht & Country Club, Chestertown. Proceeds will provide support for high-priority patient care programs and equipment at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. Contact: 410-810-5661 or register at http://umshoreregional.org/help/donate/chesterriver/chester-river-health-foundation-golf-tournament
5th Annual Claws for a Cause – Thursday, 7/13, 6-9pm, Fisherman’s Crab Deck in Grasonville. Crab feast and buffet of fried chicken, pork BBQ, and assorted sides. Benefiting the UM Shore Emergency Center in Queenstown. Ticket prices are $90 in advance; $100 at door. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5763 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Estate Planning: Trusts – Pitfalls and Configuration – Thursday, 5/25, 5:30-7:30p, Talbot County Public Library, 100 West Dover St, Easton, MD. Guest presenters include: Elizabeth Spurry, CFP, CTFA, President, Tred Avon Family Wealth and JoRhea Nagel Wright, Esq., Partner, Armistead, Lee, Rust & Wright, P.A. Topics of Discussion: Do I need a Trust now or in the future? The differences between a Trust and a Will, Common Trust types, uses and mistakes, plus more. Seating is limited, to reserve a seat contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5792 or email@example.com.
Mid-Shore Stroke Support Group – Thursday, 5/4, 12-2pm, 500 Cadmus Lane, Easton. Guest Speaker from Craig’s Drugstore in Cambridge, MD. All stroke survivors and/or caregivers and family members are welcome. Contact: Nicole Leonard 410-822-1000 ext. 5068 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Queenstown Stroke Support Group –Tuesday, 5/23, 12-2pm, UM Shore Pavilion at Queenstown, suite 320. Guest Speaker Dr. Jennifer Kungle will be speaking about “Vision and Acquired Brain Injury.” All stroke survivors and/or caregivers and family members are welcome. Contact: Nicole Leonard 410-822-1000 ext. 5068 or email@example.com.