Free November 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

November 30 8:30-9:30 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 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 Better Breathers Club

December 6 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Road
Critical Care Conference Room
Lanham, MD 20706

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 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 Lymphedema and Chronic Swelling Support Group

December 19 2:00 p.m.-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 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

December 10 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Road
Critical Care Conference Room
Lanham, MD 20706

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

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.)

November 1
Hollywood Plaza Shopping Center
9801 Rhode Island Avenue
College Park, MD

November 5 
Shoppes at New Carrollton
7898 Riverdale Road
New Carrollton, MD

November 6 
Camp Springs Senior Activity Center
6420 Allentown Road
Camp Springs, MD
(9 a.m.-1 p.m.)

November 7 
Beltway Plaza Mall, 6000 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD

November 8
Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center
7120 Contee Road
Laurel, MD

November 9 
Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union
6985 Muirkirk Meadows Drive
Beltsville, MD

November 12 
Shoppes at New Carrollton
7898 Riverdale Road
New Carrollton, MD

November 13 
Langley Park Senior Activity Center
1500 Merrimac Road
Hyattsville, MD

November 14 
Powder Mill Village Apartments
3625 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD

November 15 
Hollywood Plaza Shopping Center
9801 Rhode Island Avenue
College Park, MD

November 19 
Shoppes at New Carrollton
7898 Riverdale Road
New Carrollton, MD

November 20 
John E. Howard Senior Activity Center
4400 Shell Street
Capitol Heights, MD
(9 a.m. –-1 p.m.)

November 26 
Megamart Supermarket
1101 University Blvd E
Takoma Park, MD
(10 a.m.-3 p.m.)

November 27 
Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road
Fort Washington, MD
(10 a.m.-2 p.m.)

November 28 
Shops at Iverson
3737 Branch Avenue
Hillcrest Heights, MD

November 29 
City of Glenarden James R. Cousins, Jr. Municipal Center
8600 Glenarden Pkwy
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
  • 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).