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AGH Medical Center grand opening

(June 25, 2015) Atlantic General Hospital and Health System will celebrate the grand opening of Atlantic General Medical Center in West Ocean City on Thursday, June 25 from 4-6 p.m., with a ribbon cutting at 5:30 p.m. Atlantic General Health System purchased the property, located near the intersection of Route 50 and Old Bridge Road,… Read more »

Worcester ranks 11th in health outcomes

(June 11, 2015) Of the 23 counties and Baltimore City, Worcester ranks 11th in “health outcomes” according to a recently-released annual report compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The full report, found at, breaks out six major areas and ranks counties versus their states and… Read more »

OC Community Health Fair, May 5

(April 30, 2015) The 29th annual Ocean City Community Health Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on 40th Street, featuring 89 health and medical service vendors as well as eight different free screenings and tests. “We’re able to offer a… Read more »

Hospital offering six-week workshop series, April 13

(April 9, 2015) Sometimes individuals with cancer and their families become so focused on handling the immediate effects of treatment – chemotherapy, radiation and/or surgery – that when treatment is complete or nearing completion, no one knows what to do next. During treatment, patients have to navigate emotional as well as physical challenges that go… Read more »

More than 100 Wor. County students make SU Dean’s List

(Feb. 26, 2015) Some 113 Worcester County area students were named to the Dean’s List at Salisbury University for the fall 2014 semester. •Berlin area residents include Delaney Andrews, Hilari Ashton, Caitlin Bartlett, Andrew Baskerville, Katelyn Bates, Paula Beachley, Alexandra Birckett, Brooke Brittingham, Lesley Bunting, Megan Burak, Cara Hallee Carr, Natalie Cieri, Travis Comegys, Ashley… Read more »

PRMC offers breastfeeding, early care classes for moms

(Feb. 19, 2015)  Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury will be offering breastfeeding, childbirth and newborn care classes. A breastfeeding class is scheduled from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 in the Hallowell Conference Center at PRMC. Peninsula Regional educators will make presentations on the basics of breastfeeding, proper positioning of baby, how to avoid… Read more »

Registration now open for ‘15 Coastal Lacrosse Club

(Jan. 29, 2015) The 2015 Coastal Lacrosse season is right around the corner and registration is now open. Practices are scheduled to begin March 2, weather permitting and games will begin the weekend of March 22. Coastal Lacrosse Club is looking forward to a fantastic seventh season. Organizers hope to see numbers grow as they… Read more »

Beach Lacrosse Club enters 22nd year; registration open

(Jan. 29, 2015) Beach Lacrosse Club will be entering its 22nd season of youth recreational lacrosse in March and registration is now open. Beach Lacrosse is the original youth lacrosse program in Worcester County and was founded in 1994, providing the first spring season of organized youth recreational lacrosse on the Lower Eastern Shore. To… Read more »

Flu season, holidays lead to Delmarva blood shortage

(Jan. 15, 2015) Each person who donates blood will help save three lives when the Blood Bank of Delmarva’s OC Cares Blood Drive returns to the Ocean City convention center for the 17th year on Wednesday, Jan 21. “Blood donations can slow during the winter months, which makes the OC Cares Blood Drive so crucial… Read more »

AGH gets ‘Path to Excellence’ award

(Nov. 13, 2014) National Research Corporation has selected Atlantic General Hospital of Berlin to receive its 2014 Path to Excellence award. Atlantic General Hospital was recognized during the 20th annual NRC Picker Patient-Centered Symposium in San Diego, Ca. on Sept. 7. Path to Excellence award recipients are chosen based on their achievement within categories that… Read more »