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08.03.2020
Caring for Your Thyroid

The thyroid is a vital hormone gland that plays a significant role in your body’s metabolism, growth, and development. This butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck creates a thyroid hormone that travels through the blood to all parts of ...

07.29.2020
Coca-Cola Donates $100,000 to Frederick Health

Featured from left to right: Frederick Health Development Council Chair Karlys Kline; Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Sales Representative Joe Carpenter; Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Director of Food Service Bill Keenan; Frederick ...

07.20.2020
Urgent Care or Virtual Visits

Sometimes summertime fun also comes with some unexpected injuries. Whether your home improvement project didn’t go as planned, you’ve discovered your allergy to bees, or you’re simply feeling under the weather, Frederick Health is ...

07.17.2020
Health and Wellness During COVID-19 and Beyond

The coronavirus pandemic has changed many aspects of our daily lives, but one thing that shouldn’t change is access to safe, reliable healthcare. While you should still take plenty of precautions to stay healthy and avoid getting sick, you ...

07.06.2020
Making the Most of Summer 2020

Summer is here! The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and there’s never a better time to plan some family fun. COVID-19 might have put a dent in your vacation plans, but safely exploring your community or having a staycation is the perfect ...

06.29.2020
COVID-19: Getting Back in the Routine

The COVID-19 pandemic has been an especially stressful time for everyone, but one thing you shouldn’t have to worry about is access to safe, quality healthcare. Whether you’re getting care in person or through virtual telehealth services, ...

06.23.2020
Stop the Bleed, Save a Life

Being prepared could save a life. Did you know that uncontrolled bleeding is a major cause of preventable deaths, and approximately 40 percent of trauma-related deaths are due to bleeding? The Stop the Bleed initiative encourages bystanders to become ...

06.22.2020
Together, Let's Bring Awareness to Men's Health Issues

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), men in the U.S., on average, die five years earlier than women and at higher rates from nine of the top 10 leading causes of death. Health is wealth. All month long, Frederick Health ...

06.11.2020
Solidarity Event by Frederick Health Medical Staff

On a beautiful Sunday June 7, 2020, members of the Medical Staff of Frederick Health joined to express their solidarity for George Floyd and all those who have suffered racial injustice. Our Medical Staff present represented the deep diversity ...

06.05.2020
Eat Well, Live Well

If you’re looking for ways to make the best out of your extra time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s never a better time to make healthier choices. Sure, it’s easy to get chips and other snacks delivered to your door, ...

06.04.2020
A Message to Our Community

Dear Frederick Health Family & Our Frederick Community, As an organization dedicated to serving others, we are always focused on doing what is right. Regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, or any other diverse ...

05.12.2020
Stroke and Heart Attack: Know the Symptoms

During the COVID-19 crisis, hospital workers across the country have noticed an increase of people ignoring life-threatening symptoms and avoiding medical treatment at the hospital for fear of being exposed to the virus. If you’re at risk for ...

05.12.2020
Summer Skincare: Preventing Skin Cancer

Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes warmer, longer days and weather that makes you want to get outdoors. But before lounging on your deck with a cold beverage or launching into a full day of yardwork under the sun, make sure ...

05.02.2020
Preventing Substance Use & Addiction Begins with Knowledge

According to the American Psychiatric Association, addiction is a complex condition—a brain disease manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequences. People with a substance use disorder or addiction often have an intense ...

05.01.2020
COVID-19 and Your Mental Health

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. During challenging times, like the recent COVID-19 outbreak, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or worried. While washing your hands and maintaining social distance from others is necessary to ...

04.23.2020
Working from Home: Staying Comfortable, Productive, and Focused

If you’re one of the many Americans suddenly working remotely, you may not have been prepared to create your own office space at home. Whether you have your own home office, or you’ve turned your kitchen table into your new workspace, ...

04.20.2020
How to Stay Safe and Healthy As An Essential Worker

If you’ve been deemed an essential worker and are still working outside your home during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are important protocols to follow to ensure you keep yourself and your family safe and healthy. Healthcare workers, grocery ...

04.14.2020
Share the Gift of Time-Donate Life

Did you know that 95 percent of Americans are in favor of being an organ, tissue, and eye donor but only 58 percent are actually registered? While there have been incredible advances in medical technology, the demand for organ, eye, and tissue ...

03.27.2020
How to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 With Social Distancing

Social distancing: over the past few weeks, you’ve probably heard the phrase uttered countless times—but it’s for a good reason. Since COVID-19 began spreading in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( ...

03.18.2020
Frederick Health to Begin Offering COVID-19 Curbside Testing

Starting March 19, 2020 Frederick Health will begin offering testing for COVID-19 via curbside service. To qualify for testing, patients must meet the following criteria (developed using CDC guidelines): Experiencing two or more of the following ...

03.09.2020
10 Ways to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Did you know colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer affecting both American men and women? Overall, it’s the No. 2 cancer killer in the U.S. Here in Frederick County, an estimated 92 people were diagnosed with colorectal ...

03.06.2020
Focus on Fitness for Osteoarthritis

More than 30 million Americans have a degenerative joint disease known as osteoarthritis. An ongoing loss of cartilage causes joint pain and reduced range of motion, stiffness, and swelling and can often lead to physical disability and reduced ...

03.05.2020
Rethink Your Drink

How well do you know 5-2-1-0? LiveWell Frederick’s 5-2-1-0 program promotes small, healthy changes to enhance health and wellness. Here’s how it works: 5: Eat 5 or more fruits and vegetables daily. 2: Limit screen time to 2 hours or less ...

03.04.2020
The Dangers of Vaping

The vaping landscape is changing quickly and, in many cases, becoming more dangerous—especially for youth and their families. That’s why Frederick Health has gathered the latest information to arm you with the facts and hazards associated ...

03.04.2020
Warner Service Donates $3,500 to Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund

Check Presentation, featured from left to right: Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund Co-Founder Patty Hurwitz, President of Warner Service Josh Via, and Owner of Warner Service Matt Warner. -------------------------- FREDERICK, MD – Recently, Warner ...