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Komen hosts annual Breast Health and Wellness event

(Sept. 24, 2015) Susan G. Komen Maryland is partnering with Atlantic General Hospital to present its fifth annual Eastern Shore Breast Health and Wellness event on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9-11:30 a.m. at Harrison’s Harbor Watch, overlooking the inlet in Ocean City.   The free educational program will shine a light on survivorship and caregiving… Read more »

Health fair Oct. 3 in Ocean Pines

(Sept. 24, 2015) Atlantic General Hospital and Peninsula Regional Medical Center are collaborating with the Ocean Pines Association and its Communications Advisory Committee to offer a free health fair to the community. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Ocean Pines Community Center at 235 Ocean Parkway… Read more »

AGH to provide diabetes mgmt. training classes

(Sept. 3, 2015) The Diabetes Education Program at Atlantic General Hospital will be offering diabetes self-management training classes in September. The series of four, two-hour sessions, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9,16, 23 and 30, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive,  in Berlin will address blood glucose monitoring, foot care, nutrition, exercise… Read more »

AGH center to treat severe obesity

(Sept. 3, 2015) Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care on the Eastern Shore. Atlantic General Hospital recently announced Atlantic General Bariatric Center has been accredited as… Read more »

Bariatric Center, Surgical Services change locations

(July 23, 2015) The Berlin offices of Atlantic General Bariatric Center and Atlantic General Surgical Services will relocate to the James G. Barrett Medical Office Building on Aug. 1. Both offices will be closed the week of July 27 in preparation for the move from the Main Place office complex in Berlin, to a larger,… Read more »

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 »