Category: Health

FREE Mobile Clinic Returns to Hollywood Tomorrow

The Doctors Community Hospital mobile clinic will return to Hollywood Shopping Center tomorrow, November 12 (from 10 am to 4 pm). They will come two more days in December. Please see the attached flyer for details and spread the word. Thank you.

Wednesday November 11th, 2015 in Health | No Comments »

Group to Host Medicare Workshop for Seniors

The College Park Community Library invites all current and new Medicare beneficiaries and their families to attend its first Medicare Workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 2 – 4 p.m. The program will be held on the upper level of the Nazarene Church at 9704 Rhode Island Avenue, College Park, MD. The location is wheelchair […]

Friday November 6th, 2015 in Health, Senior citizens | No Comments »

Hollywood Community Health Fair

The Health Fair will feature a number of health related check-ups, such as blood pressure, glucose screening, breast cancer screening, etc. This is a family event with light entertainment, food and activities for residents. Carrollton Enterprise, the City of College Park, the Hollywood Farmers Market along with a number of organizations, hospital and health providers […]

Thursday October 29th, 2015 in Announcements, Health | No Comments »

Laurel Hospital is Set to Close – Public Hearing Tomorrow

You’ve probably heard it. The Laurel Regional Hospital is about to  shut down. Their will be Briefing on Tuesday, September 15 at 11:30 AM at the County Administration Building. You’re always welcome to attend meetings of the County Council. A complete agenda may be found here. The following was sent to the community by District 1 Council member Mary […]

Monday September 14th, 2015 in Announcements, Health, Healthcare | No Comments »

Important Meningitis Prevention Reminders

I got this advisory message from the University of Maryland, College Park’s health department. At least 19 students have been diagnosed  with this virus and have been hospitalized. Even though the advisory is mainly addressed to the students, it’s  important that residents take precautions as well. I’m writing to let you know that we are […]

Sunday November 16th, 2014 in Announcements, Health | No Comments »

Council Thanks UMD’s Health Equity for Providing Free Dental Service to Thousands

In last September, a free dental clinic and health equity festival at the University of Maryland provided an estimated $1.5 million worth of dental care to more than 1,200 people. Organized by the University of Maryland School of Public Health’s Center for Health Equity in partnership with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, the […]

Monday November 10th, 2014 in Health | No Comments »

Free Health Checks, Next Saturday

Please come to next Saturday’s Hollywood Farmers’ Market to get a free health check and medical advice. A local family physician will be at the market from 9-1 to provide the free service. Please mark your calendar and spread the word. Details below.

Sunday October 12th, 2014 in Announcements, Health | No Comments »

UMD Program to Encourage County Residents to Shed Weight

A representative of the University of Maryland’s Healthy Futures Families Program will make a presentation on their “Lose it to TYinlt” campaign to the Council. The program is based in UMD’s School of Public Health. The program collaborates with the Judy Hoyer Family Learning Center in Adelphi, Md., to create a field office where local […]

Sunday September 14th, 2014 in Health | No Comments »

Free Flu-Shot Events Start Next Weekend

The Prince George’s County Health Department will be hosting a free walk-in flu clinic on Saturday, October 12 at Northwestern High School in an effort to ensure that all residents interested in a flu shot will be able to receive one. “As flu season approaches, we are encouraging all Prince George’s County Residents to protect their health, the health of their […]

Sunday October 6th, 2013 in Announcements, Health | No Comments »

Free Walk-in Flu Shots Starts Next Weekend

 The Prince George’s County Health Department will be hosting a free walk-in flu clinic on Saturday, October 12 at Northwestern High School in an effort to ensure that all residents interested in a flu shot will be able to receive one. “As flu season approaches, we are encouraging all Prince George’s County Residents to protect their health, the health of their […]

Saturday September 7th, 2013 in Announcements, Health | No Comments »

Birds, Freezer, Sewer line, Sleep and a Trip Over: What is in Common?

Confused? Here is a challenge for you to figure out: What is in common between a damaged freezer, nasty bird droppings, a fractured swear line, lost mid-night sleep and a painful trip over? The short answer – a tree, rather a healthy one. My Councilmanic fun job took me to this street in my district […]

September Drug Take Back

The University of Maryland Police will be hosting a site for the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, September 29, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The site will be located at the front of the University of Maryland police station located on Rossborough Lane across […]

Friday September 21st, 2012 in Announcements, Health | No Comments »

Mosquitoes in Our Community – Things We Can Do

According to MD Department of Environmental Protection, the mosquito season typically peaks up in late August and early September. Though the City has been working with the State on a mosquito spraying program (see more at the end of this email), we can do much to prevent spread of mosquitoes and hence the diseases they carry. Please note the State confirmed […]

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Saturday September 1st, 2012 in Health | No Comments »