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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

GRMC Named a Top Hospital by Becker’s Hospital Review
This distinction recognizes GRMC as being among the top five hospitals for patient experience in the state of Maryland.
GRMC Opens Primary Care Clinic in Oakland
The new Garrett Family Medicine will provide comprehensive primary care services for people of all ages, from infants and children through those in need of geriatric care.
Garrett Hospital Celebrates 70th Anniversary
As Garrett Regional Medical Center celebrates its 70th anniversary, the small community hospital continues to evolve to meet the needs of the community to which it is dedicated.
Mountain Haven Wellness & Recovery Center Plans Open House on October 17th
At Mountain Haven Wellness and Recovery Center in Oakland, individuals with behavioral health issues can gather daily for meals and workshops to promote wellness and recovery efforts free of charge.
Advanced Lakeside Medical Care Now Open for Business
Western Maryland Health System cut the ribbon on Advanced Lakeside Medical Care on September 15 & opened for business on October 1. The 2,996-sf facility is located at 23789 Garrett Highway, McHenry.
More Than $1 Million Awarded to ‘Fight’ Opioid/Addiction in Garrett County
According to Van Hollen, Cardin & Trone, the funding will help increase access to high-quality integrated mental health and substance abuse disorders services, including opioid addiction.
BACHS Healthcare Offers Mental Health Services in Garrett County
The only service currently offered is a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program, available from counselor Ryan VanNosdeln. All clients must have MD Medicaid to participate in these services.
Mountain Laurel Medical Center Opens McCoole Office
Located along Md. 135 in Allegany County, the 8,000-square-foot center features 10 exam rooms and a full laboratory, providing primary care and integrated behavioral health services to the area.
Garrett County Planning Tool Recognized by Health Association
The Garrett County Planning Tool is among the 2019 Public Health Model Practice winners, the National Association of County and City Health Officials recently announced.
Believe in Tomorrow Opens House at Deep Creek
The Believe In Tomorrow Children’s Foundation now has a second home in Garrett County to help bring smiles to the faces of critically ill children and their families.
Lovelight Pediatrics: "Radiant Compassion" for Area Children and Families
Lovelight Pediatrics is now accepting patients in the Mountain Lake Park area. Pediatrician Stephanie Sisler opened the practice on April 1st at 607 Oakland Ave., Oakland.
GRMC Recognized as a Top-100 Rural & Community Hospital
Regarded as one of the industry’s most significant designations of performance excellence, the annual Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals award is based upon results of the Hospital Strength Index.
2019 Garrett County Health Fair Date Announced
The 2019 event takes place at the Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex at Garrett College in McHenry from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Garrett Regional Medical Center Opens Behavioral Health Clinic
Health & Wellness Services of Garrett Regional Medical Center offers comprehensive behavioral health services for children and adults at its location at 69 Wolf Acres Drive in Oakland.
Ribbon-Cutting Slated for Regional Behavioral Health Center
Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC) officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, January 23rd, at 10:00 a.m. for its new Regional Behavioral Health Center in Oakland.