American Trauma Society presents award to PRMC

SALISBURY — The American Trauma Society (ATS), Maryland Division, recently presented their Distinguished Service Award for 2018 to Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s (PRMC) Trauma Services for their work in injury prevention and dedication to Maryland’s Trauma and EMS system. The Trauma Services team at PRMC was recognized for their Stop the Bleed initiative — a […]

Jail and correctional officers graduate

SALISBURY — Twenty jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot and Caroline counties graduated in the 102nd entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury. Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall on the college campus, featured a commencement address by Jamie […]

Health professionals train for geriatric assessment

SALISBURY — On Oct. 9, the Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center (ESAHEC) partnered with HealthSouth Chesapeake Rehabilitation Hospital in Salisbury, to host a Geriatric Assessment Interdisciplinary Team (GAIT) Training. The main goals of the GAIT program are to improve students’ knowledge and attitudes regarding older adults and the field of geriatrics, emphasize the value […]

Top fundraising class earns VIP Zoo trip

SALISBURY — Students from four counties will be out raising money to support improvements to the Bison Exhibit at the Salisbury Zoo. They are part of the Delmarva Zoological Society’s Just Zoo It! campaign to raise money for capital improvement projects at the Salisbury Zoo. This is the eighth year for Just Zoo It! which […]

PRMC: Free Heart Screenings in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Heart disease is the no. 1 killer of Americans, but screening and understanding of lifestyle and risk factors can help to reduce that number. That’s why Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s Guerrieri Heart & Vascular Institute offers a free Heart Smart heart disease risk assessment for both men and women. The screenings will be […]

CoreLife Delmarva opens in Salisbury

SALISBURY — CoreLife Delmarva, in partnership with the Peninsula Regional Health System (PRHS), announced they have opened the new Salisbury location. The joint venture recently opened its first Delmarva location at 1496 Still Meadow Boulevard, the first of several planned openings in the region, and quickly filled its patient roster. At an open house and […]

Hospice, SU partner for Camp Safe Harbor

SALISBURY – Camp Safe Harbor, a bereavement day camp held at Salisbury University for children ages 6 to 12, became a safe and loving place recently for children to heal and open up about their loss. Coastal Hospice staff and volunteers, as well as staff and students from SU’s Social Work Department, worked together to […]

Heroin overdose leads to man’s arrest

CAMBRIDGE — On May 26, members of the Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force, Cambridge Police Department and Dorchester County E.M.S. responded to 211 Killarney Road, Cambridge for a reported overdose. Upon arrival they found a 30-year-old male unresponsive. The police and E.M.S. administered Narcan and were able to revive the victim. Based on information received […]