Free July Health Resources Provided by Doctors Community Health System

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

Free Bariatric Surgery and Weight Loss Seminar

Fridays: July 26, August 23, September 27, October 25 and November 22 1:00-2:00 p.m. 

Doctors Community Hospital
8116 Good Luck Rd.
Professional Office Bldg., Suite 210
Lanham, MD 20706

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 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 to 75, age 50 or younger with a family history of colorectal cancer, or uninsured or underinsured. Appointment required. 

Free Breast Cancer Support Group

Third Tuesday of Each Month 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Road
North Building, 4th Floor, Room 415
Lanham, MD 20706

240-542-334 | 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 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Road
North Building, 4th Floor, Room 415
Lanham, MD 20706

240-542-334 | DCHweb.org/breast 
Join men who develop friendships while learning about breast cancer and coping technigues to support loved ones.

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.

Freedom from Smoking Workshop

Free eight-week smoking cessation program offered in July and October.

Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Road
North Building, 4th Floor
Lanham, MD 20706

301-552-5178 | DCHweb.org/prevention 
Doctors Community Hospital's Freedom from Smoking program is designed to help people during their journey towards smoke-free and healthier living. Registration is required.

Free Lymphedema and Chronic Swelling Support Group

July 18 & October 17 at 5:00-7:00 p.m. | December 19 at 2:00-4:00 p.m

Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Road
North Building, 5th Floor, DSE Room
Lanham, MD 20706

310-552-8144 | DCHrehab.org 
Join people who have lymphedema as they share their experience while learning about the latest treatment and management options.

Free Post-Bariatric Surgery Support Group

Second Friday of Each Month, 8:30-9:30 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 WomenHeart Support Group

Tuesdays: Septembeer 24 and November 26, 11:30 a.m-1:00 p.m.

Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Road
North Building, 5th Floor, DSE Room
Lanham, MD 20706

310-552-8058 | DCHrehab.org 
Join hearth disease experts who provide educational information to women while encouraging them to make well-educated and hearth-heathly 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. 

July 1 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, 7898 Riverdale Road, New Carrollton, MD
July 2 – Camp Springs Senior Activity Center, 6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs, MD (9 a.m.–1p.m.)
July 3 – Shoppes at Iverson, 3737 Branch Avenue, Hillcrest Heights, MD
July 8 – Beltway Plaza Mall, 6000 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD
July 9 – Langley Park Senior Activity Center, 1500 Merrimac Road, Hyattsville, MD (9 a.m.–1 p.m.)
July 10 – Capital View Mutual Homes Event, 1258 Capital View Drive, Landover, MD (10 a.m. –3 p.m.)
July 11 – Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road, Laurel , MD (9 a.m.–1 p.m.)
July 12 – Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union, 15201 Hall Road, Bowie, MD
July 15 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, 7898 Riverdale Road, New Carrollton, MD
July 16 – John E. Howard Senior Activity Center, 4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights, MD (9 a.m.–1 p.m.)
July 17 – Powder Mill Village Apartments, 3625 Powder Mill Road, Beltsville, MD
July 18 – Hollywood Plaza, 9801 Rhode Island Avenue, College Park, MD
July 20 – Fairmont Heights High School (Community Health Fair), 6501 Columbia Park Road, Landover, MD (10 a.m.–2 p.m.)
July 22 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, 7898 Riverdale Road, New Carrollton, MD
July 23 – Spanish Village, 1922 Country Road, District Heights, MD
July 24 – Beltway Plaza Mall, 6000 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD
July 25 – Hollywood Plaza, 9801 Rhode Island Avenue, College Park, MD
July 29 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, 7898 Riverdale Road, New Carrollton, MD
July 30 – Harmony Hall, 10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD
July 31 – City of Glenarden Nutrition Center James R. Cousins, Jr. Municipal Center, 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, 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
  • Bariatric and Weight Loss Program
  • Breast Health
  • Diabetes Care
  • Diabetes Education
  • Digestive Disease Care
  • Emergency Services
  • Endocrinology Services
  • Health and Wellness Center 
  • Imaging Services
  • Infusion Care
  • Orthopedic Services
  • Primary Care and Family Medicine
  • 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).