Free March 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

Fourth Friday of Each Month, 3:00-4:00 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 Diabetes Prevention Program

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

301-552-8661 | DCHdiabetes.org 
Participants will attend year-long and medically supervised sessions that include tips and tools to help make healthier lifestyle choices.  The upcoming session begins on March 9 with recurring sessions on Mondays from 3:00-5:00 p.m. The next kickoff will be in the spring. For more information, contact Teymi Herring, diabetes education coordinator, at 301-552-8661 or therring@DCHweb.org people who have diabetes as well as their families during engaging and interactive discussions about coping with this disease.

Free Diabetes Support Group

Third Wednesday of Each Month 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 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

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 Freedom from Smoking Workshop

Eight-week smoking cessation program.

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

April 16 and October 15 at 5:00-7:00 p.m

July 16 and December 17 at 2:00-4:00 p.m.

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

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 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 Stroke Awareness Program

Second Wedneday of Each Month, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m..

The Diaynet Center of America
9610 Good Luck Road
Lanham, MD 20706

301-552-4284 | DCHrehab.org 

A healthy education seminar for stroke survivors and caregivers led by a team of healthcare professionals on living a healthier lifestyle, strok care and prevention. 

 

Free Women's Heart Health Support Group

March 24, May 26, September 22 and November 21, 10:30 a.m-12:00 p.m.

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

301-552-8058 | DCHrehab.org 
Join hearth disease experts who provide educational information to women while encouraging them to make well-educated and heart-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(Most times are 10 a.m.–4 p.m. and lunch break 1-1:30 p.m.)
 
March 2 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, New Carrollton, MD
March 3 – Camp Springs Senior Activity Center, Camp Springs, MD (9 a.m.-1 p.m.)
March 4 – Beltway Plaza Mall, Greenbelt, MD
March 5 – Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center (9 a.m.-1 p.m.)
March 6 – Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union, Bowie, MD
March 9 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, New Carrollton, MD
March 10 – Langley Park Senior Activity Center, Hyattsville MD (9 a.m.-1 p.m.)
March 11 – Shops at Iverson, Hillcrest Heights, MD
March 12 – Hollywood Plaza, College Park, MD
March 16 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, New Carrollton, MD
March 18 – Powder Mill Village Apts., Beltsville, MD
March 19 – Southern Area Aquatic & Recreation Complex, Brandywine, MD (9 a.m.-1 p.m.)
March 20 – Gwendolyn Britt Senior Activity Senior Center, Brentwood, MD (9 a.m.-1 p.m.)
March 21 – Prince George’s County Office of Community Relations MoMENtum Conference, Upper Marlboro, MD
March 23 – St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, Capitol Heights, MD (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
March 24 – Harmony Hall, Fort Washington, MD (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
March 25 – City of Glenarden Nutrition Center James R. Cousins Jr. Municipal Center, Glenarden, MD
March 26 – Hollywood Plaza, College Park, MD
March 30 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, MD, New Carrollton, MD
March 31 – Beltway Plaza Mall, Greenbelt, MD
 
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Doctors Community Health System, now a part of Luminis Health, is a network of medical and surgical services provided throughout Prince George’s County and in Anne Arundel County. 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. In addition to being recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a high‐performing hospital in colon cancer surgery and heart failure, it is the only hospital in Prince George’s County on Forbes’ list of best midsize employers. Also, it earned Hospital Compare’s four‐star quality rating – the highest in Prince George’s County. The system has experienced physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals who specialize in:
For more information, visit DCHweb.org or call 301-DCH-4YOU (301-324-4968).