Free Health Resources Provided by Doctors Community Health System

Monday, April 2, 2018

Lanham, MD – Throughout the year, Doctors Community Health System offers numerous screenings and support groups. Some of the upcoming events include:

Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings
Doctors Community Hospital
8116 Good Luck Road
Professional Office Building, Suite 110
Lanham, MD 20706
301-552-8524 | DCHweb.org/breast
Women who reside in Prince George’s County may qualify if they have a photo or picture ID, are ages 40 or older, are uninsured or underinsured or have a limited income.  Appointment required.
 
Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Road
North Building, 4th Floor
Lanham, MD 20706
301-552-7705 | DCHweb.org/prevention
Colon or colorectal cancer is often preventable and curable.  If you’re a Prince George’s County resident you may qualify for a no cost colonoscopy if you are ages 50 or older, ages 50 or younger with a family history of colorectal cancer, or uninsured or underinsured.  Appointment required. 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 Breast Cancer Support Group
Third Tuesday of Each Month, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Road
North Building, 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 Diabetes Support Group
Third Monday of Each Month, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Road
North Building, 5th Floor, DSE Room
Lanham, MD 20706
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 Drop-In Grief Support Group
Second Monday of Each Month, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Road
Critical Care Conference Room, 2nd Floor
Lanham, MD 20706
301-808-5671
This group provides supportive listening, sharing and psycho-educational resources to grieving.
 
Free Post-Bariatric Surgery Support Group
Second Friday of Each Month, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Road
North Building, 5th Floor
Lanham, MD 20706
240-965-4405 | DCHweightloss.org
Meet other post-bariatric surgery patients while learning and sharing within a compassionate and professional environment.
 
Free Stroke Support Group
Second Wednesday of Each Month, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Bowie Senior Center
14900 Health Center Drive
Bowie, MD 20716
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: May 22, September 25 and November 27, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Road
North Building, 5th Floor, DSE Room
Lanham, MD 20706
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 Screenings on Mobile Health Clinic
Visit the Wellness on Wheels (WOW) 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.  (Most times are 10 a.m.-4 p.m.)
 
April 2 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, 7898 Riverdale Road, New Carrollton, MD
April 3 – Camp Springs Senior Activity Center, 6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs, MD (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
April 4 – Beltway Plaza Mall, 6000 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt, MD
April 5 – Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road, Laurel, MD (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
April 9 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, 7898 Riverdale Road, New Carrollton, MD
April 10 – Langley Park Senior Activity Center, 1500 Merrimac Road, Hyattsville, MD (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
April 11 – Beltway Plaza Mall, 6000 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt, MD
April 12 – Laurel Town Center, 13320 Laurel Bowie Road, Laurel, MD
April 13 – Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union, 6985 Muirkirk Meadows Dr, Beltsville, MD
April 14 – The Way of the Cross Church Of Christ Health Fair, 6400 Walker Mill Road, Capitol Heights, MD  (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
April 16 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, 7898 Riverdale Road, New Carrollton, MD
April 17 – John E. Howard Senior Activity Center, 4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights, MD (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
April 18 – Powder Mill Village Apartments, 3625 Powder Mill Road, Beltsville, MD
April 19 – Carriage Hill Apartment Homes, 3416 Curtis Drive, Suitland MD
April 21 – The Word of God Baptist Church, 6513 Queen Chapel Road, University Park, MD
April 23 – St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, 410 Addison Road South, Capitol Heights, MD (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
April 24 – City of Glenarden Nutrition Center James R. Cousins Jr. Municipal Center, 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 
April 25 – Spanish Village Apartments, 1922 County Road, District Heights, MD
April 26 – Harmony Hall, 10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD
April 27 – Shops at Iverson, 3737 Branch Avenue, Temple Hills, MD
April 28 – Hyattsville Smart Aging Fair, 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD
April 30 – Megamart, 1101 University Blvd E, Takoma Park, MD
 
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Doctors Community Health System is a network of medical and surgical services provided throughout Prince George’s County and in Anne Arundel County.  At the heart of this network is its flagship – Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Maryland.  To complement the hospital’s high-quality and comprehensive services, the system has more than a dozen centers of care in Bowie, Camp Springs, Crofton, District Heights, Hyattsville, Lanham, Largo, Laurel, Riverdale and Temple Hills.  Also, the hospital has been rated as a high-performing facility for heart failure by U.S. News & World Report in 2017-2018 and designated as a primary stroke center by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems.  The system has experienced physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals who specialize in:
 
Ambulatory Surgery
Breast Health
Diabetes Care
Digestive Disease Care
Emergency Services
Imaging Services
Infusion Care
Orthopedic Services
Primary Care
Radiation Oncology
Rehabilitation Program
Sleep Care
Surgical Services
Transitional Care
Wound Care
 
For more information, visit DCHweb.org or call 301-DCH-4YOU (301-324-4968).