Free Health Resources Provided by Doctors Community Hospital

Lanham, MD – Throughout the year, Doctors Community Hospital offers numerous lectures, screenings and support groups. They are designed to help people maintain and improve their overall health. Some of the upcoming events include:

Free Bariatric Surgery and Weight Loss Lecture

Mondays: August 7, October 2, November 6, December 4, 9:00–10:00 a.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8116 Good Luck Rd.
Professional Office Bldg., Suite 210
Lanham, MD
240-965-4405 | DCHweightloss.org
Attend this free lecture presented by Dr. Hitesh Amin, medical director, Bariatric and Weight Loss Center. If you are at least 30 pounds overweight, learn whether weight loss surgery is right for you. Registration required.

Free Post-Bariatric Surgery Support Group

Fridays: August 11, September 8, October 13, November 10 and December 8, 9:00–10:00 a.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Rd.
North Building, 5th Floor
Lanham, MD
240-965-4405 | DCHweightloss.org
Meet other post-bariatric surgery patients while learning and sharing within a compassionate and professional environment.

Free Better Breathers Club

Thursday: August 10, 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Rd.
Critical Care Conference Room
Lanham, MD
301-552-8576 | DCHrehab.org
Join this American Lung Association club to get support, education and socialization with people who have chronic lung disease as well as their family members and caregivers.

Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Program

Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Rd.
North Building, 4th Floor
Lanham, MD
301-552-7705 | DCHweb.org/prevention
Colon or colorectal cancer is often preventable and curable. If you’re a Prince George’s County resident, learn whether you qualify for a free colonoscopy. Appointment required.

Free Breast Cancer Support Group

Third Tuesday of Each Month, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Rd.
North Bldg., 4th Floor, Room 415
Lanham, MD 20706
240-542-3034 | DCHweb.org/breast
Join women who are newly diagnosed with or are recovering from breast cancer.

Free Breast Cancer–Male Caregiver Support Group

Third Tuesday of Each Month, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Rd.
North Bldg. 5th Floor, DSE Room
Lanham, MD
301-552-8673 | DCHweb.org/breast
Join men who develop friendships while learning about breast cancer and coping techniques to support loved ones.

Free Diabetes Support Group

Third Monday of Each Month, 6:00–7:30 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Rd.
North Bldg., 5th Floor, DSE Room
Lanham, MD
301-552-8661 | DCHdiabetes.org
Join people who have diabetes as well as their families during engaging and interactive discussions about coping with this disease.

Free Lymphedema and Chronic Swelling Support Group

Thursday: October 19, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Monday: December 18, 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Rd.
North Building, 5th Floor, DSE Room
Lanham, MD
301-552-8144 | DCHrehab.org
Join people who have lymphedema as they share their experiences while learning about the latest treatment and management options.

Free Stroke Support Group

Second Wednesday of Each Month, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Bowie Senior Center
14900 Health Center Drive
Bowie, MD
301-552-8114 | DCHrehab.org
Join stroke survivors and caregivers to explore resources as well as learn about stroke prevention, healthy lifestyles and empowerment strategies.

Free WomenHeart Support Group

Tuesdays: September 26 and November 28, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Road
North Building, 5th Floor, DSE Room
Lanham, MD
301-552-8058 | DCHrehab.org
Join heart disease experts who provide educational information to women while encouraging them to make well-educated and heart-healthy decisions.

Free Drop-In Grief Support Group

Second Monday of Each Month, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
Critical Care Conference Room, 2nd Floor
Lanham, MD
301-808-5671
This group provides supportive listening, sharing and psycho-educational resources to grieving.

Free Screenings on Mobile Health Clinic

Visit the Wellness on Wheels mobile health clinic to receive free screenings (diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure) as well as medication reviews and education. For updated care locations, call 301-324-4968 or visit DCHweb.org/WOW.

Tuesdays: August 1 and September 5, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Camp Springs Senior Activity Center
6420 Allentown Rd.
Camp Springs, MD

Wednesdays: August 2 and September 6, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Gateway Gardens Apartments
4203 58th Ave.
Bladensburg, MD

Thursdays: August 3 and September 7, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center
7120 Contee Rd.
Laurel, MD

Saturday: August 5, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
United Communities Against Poverty Annual Community Day
1400 Doewood Ln.
Capital Heights, MD

Mondays: August 7, August 14, September 11 and September 18, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Friday: August 28, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Shoppes at New Carrollton
7790 Riverdale Rd.
New Carrollton, MD

Tuesdays: August 8 and September 12, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Langley Park Senior Activity Center
1500 Merrimac Rd.
Hyattsville, MD

Wednesdays: August 9, August 23, August 30, September 13 and September 27, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Beltway Plaza Mall
6000 Greenbelt Rd.
Greenbelt, MD

Thursdays: August 10, August 24 and September 28
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Laurel Town Center
11785 Beltsville Dr.
Suite 1600
Beltsville, MD

Fridays: August 11 and September 8, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union
15201 Hall Rd.
Bowie, MD

Tuesday: August 15, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
John E. Howard Senior Activity Center
4400 Shell St.
Capital Heights, MD

Wednesdays: August 16 and September 20, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Powder Mill Village Apartments
3625 Powder Mill Rd.
Beltsville, MD

Thursdays: August 17 and September 21, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Hollywood Plaza Shopping Center
9803 Rhode Island Ave.
College Park, MD

Monday: August 21, 10 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Pickett Fences Senior Services + Visiting Angels Senior Citizens Day
6420 Allentown Rd.
Temple Hills, MD

Tuesday: August 22, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Rd.
Lanham, MD

Fridays: August 25 and September 29, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Brandywine Cross Shopping Center
15916 Crain Hwy.
Brandywine, MD

Saturday: August 26, 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
The Kettering Baptist Church Legacy Center Health Fair
6909 Crain Hwy.
Upper Marlboro, MD

Tuesdays: August 29 and September 26, 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Catholic Charities
5859 Allentown Way
Temple Hills, MD

Saturday: September 9, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Reid Temple AME Church Health Fair
11400 Glenn Dale Blvd.
Glenn Dale, MD

Sunday: September 10, 7:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Mission of Mercy and Health Equity Festival Xfinity Center
University of Maryland
8500 Paint Branch Dr.
College Park, MD

Thursday: September 14, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Southern Management Corporation Health Fair
9658 Baltimore Ave.
Suite #105
College Park, MD

Saturday: September 16, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Union United Methodist Church
14418 Old Marlboro Pike
Upper Marlboro, MD

Tuesday: September 19, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
Fort Washington Forest Community Center
1200 Fillmore Rd.
Fort Washington, MD

Saturday: September 30, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels Mobile Clinic
City of New Carrollton Community Day
6016 Princess Garden Pkwy.
New Carrollton, MD