Atlantic General Hospital Sponsors Local Events
April is an active month for the Atlantic General Hospital medical staff
and associates volunteering their time for community health events.
The hospital’s emergency department will sponsor the first aid stations
for the 2nd Annual Royal Plus Ocean City Marathon Festival on Saturday,
April 8, 2006, which benefits the Court Appointed Special Advocate Association
(CASA). Atlantic General will provide first aid stations at the marathon
start/finish area, the half-marathon finish area, and other locations
throughout the course.
The 20th annual Worcester County AARP Health Fair is scheduled for Wednesday,
April 12, 2006 at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City.
Atlantic General Hospital will provide a mobile lab to conduct cholesterol
and lipid testing and blood glucose testing. Dozens of hospital and health
system medical staff and physicians will provide screenings, share information
about their specialties and answer attendees’ general health questions.
Saturday, April 29, 2006 brings the annual Assateague/Berlin March of
Dimes walk to prevent premature births. Atlantic General Hospital associates
will be providing refreshments for walkers at the first station along
the 6.8-mile route.
For more information about these or other community health events and
how you can become involved, please contact Leila McCann, Visions for
Total Health Coordinator, at 410-641-9268.