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Garrett County Commission for Women – HOF and Scholarships

One more week! March 29 is the deadline for nominations to be postmarked for receipt by the Garrett County Commission for Women for the Women’s Hall of Fame and for the Commission’s scholarships. The Commission is seeking nominations for outstanding Garrett County...

Quantum Financial Advisors: Reaching Millennial Investors

  Disclosures______________________________________________________________________________________________ This report does not provide individually tailored investment advice. It has been prepared without regard to the individual financial circumstances and...

Loar Auxiliary funds Advanced Cataract Surgery Equipment

Thanks to a donation from the Loar Auxiliary, Garrett Regional Medical Center's ophthalmic surgeons will be equipped with the latest technology in cataract surgery.  Doctors Lauren DiGiovine, Heath L. Lemley and Stephen R. Powell of Regional Eyes Associates currently...

Women’s Monologues: A Celebration of Women’s History

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Garrett Branch is presenting a production at Our Town Theatre titled “Women’s Monologues: A Celebration of Women’s History Month” on Thursday, March 28 at 7:00 PM.  The public is invited to join in this celebration...

Sipside Lounge in Oakland is Open and Going Strong

As many have already discovered in the few short-weeks since its opening, there’s a new and unique establishment open in downtown Oakland – Sipside Lounge. This new establishment offers locals, visitors and second homeowners alike a great setting that provides a...

Garrett County Health Department Issues Overdose Alert

The Garrett County Health Department issued an overdose alert after learning there has been a recent increase in overdoses related to opiates in and around Garrett County. “While we are not certain what caused the spike at that time, there has been an increase of...

STEPS Workforce Scholarship established at GC

The Garrett County Steps to Better Health Committee (STEPS) Workforce Scholarship was recently established by the Garrett College Foundation.  The purpose of the scholarship is to support students pursuing a workforce related health major at Garrett College. Pictured...

2019 Garrett County Health Fair Date Announced

The Garrett County Steps to Better Health Committee has announced Saturday, April 13, as the date for the next Garrett County Health Fair and Family Fun Festival. The 2019 event takes place at the CARC (Community Aquatic & Recreation Complex) at Garrett College in...

GRMC Diabetes Prevention Program achieves Full Recognition from CDC

Garrett Regional Medical Center's Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program received Full Recognition by the National Diabetes Prevention Program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   GRMC is the only healthcare organization in western Maryland to achieve Full...

First Rabies Case For 2019 Confirmed

Environmental Health Services of the Garrett County Health Department reports the first case of laboratory-confirmed rabies in the county for 2019. A raccoon, submitted from the Accident area to the Maryland Department of Health laboratory, was confirmed positive for...

Garrett College has announced 39 students whose degrees were conferred this past August and December of 2018. The degrees awarded include Associate in Arts (AA), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), Associate of Science in Engineering (ASE), and Associate in Applied...

Take Extra Precautions In Extreme Cold Conditions

Weather forecasts warn of extreme cold weather continuing over the next several days with single digit and below zero temperatures expected. Wind chills as much as 20 below zero may occur! Extreme cold increases the concern for seniors, children, and homeless persons....

Lieutenant Governor to be PACE Keynote Speaker

Now in its 43rd year, PACE is a signature event in the state capital. PACE Co-Chairs, Allegany’s Jeremy Irons and Garrett’s Shawn Bender, are pleased to announce that Maryland’s Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming PACE...

Get healthy in 2019 with GRMC Outpatient Services

Is losing weight or just making healthier choices one of your New Year's resolutions? Garrett Regional Medical Center urges individuals who want better health in 2019 to utilize their vast array of outpatient programs that aim to improve health, wellness and quality...

Grantsville Couple Welcomes GRMC’s First Baby of 2019

Garrett Regional Medical Center welcomed Cailyn Dawn Miller as the first baby of 2019 born at 12:20 a.m. on Tuesday, January 1. She was delivered by Ken Buczynski, MD of Wellspring Family Medicine.  Cailyn weighed in at 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. ...

Quit Smoking! It’s a resolution you can live with!

New Year’s resolutions come and go, but quitting smoking is a resolution you can live with. The Garrett County Health Department has scheduled a series of three Tobacco Cessation Classes to be held at their Oakland office in early 2019. “I see people smoking now, and...

Garrett County Continues Developing Opioid Response

The Garrett County Health Department is the lead agency in a partnership to continue planning for the local response to the opioid crisis gripping the country. The county received a federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration which is designed...

January CDL training schedule announced

Garrett College is accepting applications for the next series of courses geared toward training individuals to obtain a commercial driver's license.  Training for both Class A (in 30 days) and Class B (in six days) will be provided. Applicants are encouraged to...

GC offering a variety of online, on campus courses for winter session

As the fall semester is nearing completion, Garrett College is gearing up for the next upcoming series of courses.  Winter session will begin on January 2, 2019 and end on January 20, 2019. A total of 18 classes are available, with eight of those being offered online,...

Celebrate with Safety in Mind

By Diane Lee, Public Information Officer, Garrett County Health Department The holidays are a time for celebrations, but it’s also a time when some people are more likely to drink beyond their limits than at other times of the year. Adverse consequences, ranging from...

Music at Penn Alps Receives Funding for Music Scholarships

The Community Trust Foundation recently granted $20,000 to Music at Penn Alps for their K-12 Tutoring Program. This was made possible through the Naylor Family Trust Fund and will provide private instrumental or vocal music lessons to youth in the region. For more...

 

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