Free May 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: May 24, June 28, 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

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 Cancer Prevention Workshop

Thursdays: May 16, and June 20, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Doctors Community Hospital
8100 Good Luck Road
North Building, 4th Floor, Room 415
Lanham, MD 20706

310-552-7968 | DCHweb.org/prevention 
Learn steps you can take to reduce the risk of 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.

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 at 5:00-7:00 p.m. | October 17 and 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 Stroke Support Group

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

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

301-552-8114 | DCHrehab.org 
Join stroke survivors and caregivers to exploore resources as well as learn about stroke prevention, healthy lifestyles and empowerment strategies.

Free WomenHeart Support Group

Tuesdays: May 28, 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. 

May 1 – Beltway Plaza Mall, 6000 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)

May 2 – Hollywood Plaza Shopping Center, 9801 Rhode Island Avenue, College Park, MD (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)

May 3 – Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union, 15201 Hall Road Bowie, MD (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)   

May 6 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, 7898 Riverdale Road, New Carrollton, MD (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)

May 7 – Camp Springs Senior Activity Center, 6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs, MD (9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

May 8 – Ronald Reagan Building Walk, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)

May 9 – Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road, Laurel, MD (9 a.m.–1 p.m.)  

May 13 – Shoppes at New Carrollton, 7898 Riverdale Road, New Carrollton, MD (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)

May 14 – Langley Park Senior Activity Center, 1500 Merrimac Road, Hyattsville, MD (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)

May 15 – Powder Mill Village Apartments, 3625 Powder Mill Road, Beltsville, MD (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)

May 16 – Hollywood Plaza Shopping Center, 9801 Rhode Island Avenue, College Park, MD (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)

May 28 – John E. Howard Senior Activity Center, 4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights, MD (9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

May 29 – City of Glenarden Nutrition Center James R. Cousins, Jr. Municipal Center, 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)

May 30 – Shops at Iverson, 3737 Branch Avenue, Hillcrest Heights, MD (10 a.m.–4 p.m.)

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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
  • Diabetes Education
  • Digestive Disease Care
  • Emergency Services
  • 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).