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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Breathe Grace Medical Supply Opens in Oakland 
Breathe Grace Medical Supply recently opened in Oakland. The shop offers durable medical equipment, oxygen therapy, bath safety products, and more.
Ground Broken for Mountain Laurel Medical Center Expansion
Ground was broken at Mountain Laurel Medical Center in Oakland for a two-story, 4,700-square-foot addition.
GRMC's Health Information Department Opens at New Location
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday at Garrett Regional Medical Center’s Health Information Management Department.
Brookside Health and Wellness Opens
Brookside Health & Wellness provides preventative and diagnostic medical care to patients of all ages.
Community Action Has Positive Impact in Garrett County
The numbers tell only half the story of the Garrett County Community Action Committee’s effect on the local area, its president says.
GRMC Facility Becomes Grantsville Medical Center
Garrett Regional Medical Center’s primary and urgent care facility in Grantsville, which opened last year, has been rebranded Grantsville Medical Center.
Mountain Laurel Medical Center Expanding to Enhance Patient Care
Mountain Laurel Medical Center’s administrative personnel, medical team and support staff are set to enhance the services they provide to area residents.
GRMC Program Receives $100,000 ARC Grant
The grant will fund the purchase of a new telemedicine and telecommunications system to allow the hospital's providers to provide patients with real-time medical consultations from a distance.
WVU Hospitals, Garrett Regional Medical Center Enter Into Management Agreement
Garrett Regional Medical Center has entered into a management agreement with WVU Hospitals effective January 1, 2018.
Mountain Laurel Medical Center to Open McCoole Facility
Mountain Laurel Medical Center, which provides primary care services, will be opening a new location in McCoole to serve their growing patient base.
GRMC Provides Update on Expansion Projects
The latest GRMC expansion efforts can be seen in ongoing construction projects undertaken at the main hospital facility and with continuing renovations at the former Get ’n Go along Oak Street.
GRMC Supports Hero’s Journey Art Project
Garrett Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of WVU Medicine, has announced its support for the Eli Lilly and Company Hero’s Journey Art Project.
Robert Stephens Named Garrett County Health Officer
Robert Stephens has been named as the new Garrett County Health Officer.
GC Commissioners Honor Health Officer Rodney Glotfelty
At a recent public meeting, the Garrett County Commissioners recognized county health officer Rodney Glotfelty’s “41 years of dedicated service” to the health department and local community.
GCHD Planning Team Delivers Keynote Address At National Conference
Garrett County was recently represented at the National Public Health Improvement Training Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.