News & Events

WMHC Auxiliary Therapeutic Gardens

The group creates spaces where patients, visitors, and staff can rest, heal, and be inspired to improve their lives. Donations received during Washington County Gives will support the Therapeutic Gardening Program offering patients opportunities to participate in gardening activities outside enjoying the beauty of nature. Donations will also be used to maintain the unique train gardens, multiple water features, and memorial gardens on the campus.

There are milestones for donations in certain hours of the day, number of donations, first donation, last donation. Looking for a concerted effort of Donations during the 11am hour on May 2nd.

WMHC Auxiliary Therapeutic Gardens

Career Job Fair

WMHC representatives were present during HeraldMail Media's New Year - New Career Job Fair in cooperation with Kaplan University, Washington County One-Stop Job Center and the Western Maryland Consortium.

An opportunity learn of Career opportunities at WMHC and take part in on the spot interviews, resume reviews, online applications and other career resources available at HagerHall Conference and Event Center.

Concussion: Identification, Evaluation and Treatment

WMHC's Dr. Daniel Sullivan, Board Certified in Brain Injury Medicine and Medical Director of WMHC Brian Injury Unit, presented - Concussion: Identification, Evaluation and Treatment

An opportunity to inform the public about this common and important form of Brain Injury. Time will be allowed to answer questions.

Washington County Health Department - Zika Town Hall

Maryland's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services, Dr. Howard Haft, presented the Department's work, both current and anticipated, with regard to the Zika virus and its prevention and control.

An opportunity that informed the public about what is promising to be a significant emerging public health threat. The meeting is open to the public.

For additional information contact:
Roderick A. MacRae, MA, MPH
Director, Health Planning and Strategic Initiatives/Public Information
Washington County Health Department
Telephone: 240.313.3252

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Customer Service Award - Internal

This award is for the employee who provided internal customers with access to quality information and services. Winner: Melissa Heimbuch

Team Innovation Award

This award is for a team providing a distinguished level of service on a department assignment, goal or event. Team members may be employees from one unit/administration work group or a project team from various units, if they worked together on a project or assignment with a specific purpose for a limited time period Winner: Specialty Hospital Program Team

Western Maryland Hospital Center Staff attend the 24TH ANNUAL CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM on ADVANCES IN SKIN AND WOUND CARE

Dr. Daley and Laura Moser RN WCC present wound care posters at the 24th Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care in San Antonio, Texas.