Message Wall: Neighbors sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner will continue to post updated lists of announcements through the week. […]

Hogan announces virus strike

BALTIMORE — Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced at a televised press conference Tuesday afternoon the formation of mobile strike forces to fight the spread of coronavirus in nursing homes and similar facilities throughout the state. He was speaking from the Baltimore Convention Center, which he had just toured with other officials. The site is being […]

Message wall: Neighbors sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: […]

Area hospitals prepare for surge

CAMBRIDGE — Hospitals on the Eastern Shore have been preparing for an influx of patients infected with COVID-19. University of Maryland Shore Health System and Peninsula Regional Health System have conducted drills, set up tents and begun treating patients. Relatively few Shore residents have been hit by the new strain of coronavirus, to which humans […]

Jones honored by state, county for service

EASTON — Gary Jones, RCP, RRT, FACCA, director of the Heart and Vascular Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, recently received state and county proclamations honoring his 50 years with UM Shore Regional Health. Mr. Jones retired at the end of 2019, but has agreed to stay on in a contractual role until […]

Shore Health celebrates service award recipients

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recognized the loyalty, dedication and service of 367 team members at the annual service recognition lunch and dinner celebrations, held Oct. 10 and 11, at The Milestone in Easton. Team members who had reached their 20th, 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th and 45th years of service, along with […]

Shore Health buys land at Cambridge Marketplace

CAMBRIDGE — On Dec. 16, University of Maryland Shore Regional Health (UM SRH) achieved another milestone toward enhancing health care services in Dorchester County with the purchase of 9.23 acres in Cambridge Marketplace at Ocean Gateway (U.S. Rt. 50) and Woods Road for construction of a new health care campus. At the site, UM Shore […]

Stroke support groups help survivors

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s Mid-Shore Stroke Support Group met Dec. 5, to enjoy a holiday luncheon, talk about why they are thankful and exchange gifts. Dr. M. Walid Kamsheh, director, Primary Stroke Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, also stopped by to spend time with the group. The Mid-Shore […]

Program will host informative ‘Tea Times’

EASTON — November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and Lakshmi Vaidyanathan, MD, wants community members to know that anyone facing a chronic, serious illness can benefit from palliative care. Dr. Vaidyanathan, medical director, UM Shore Regional Palliative Care Program at UM Shore Regional Health; Madeline Steffens, Palliative Care Program coordinator; and Palliative Care […]