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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

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.
Addiction Recovery Center Planned in Grantsville
The Tri-State Adult & Teen Challenge, a residential treatment center for men recovering from addiction to life-controlling substances, will house a maximum of 20 residents ages 18 to 65.
Argabrite Receives National Recognition for ‘Pioneering Innovation’
Argabrite will appear in the 2018 edition of the NOSORH’s annual Community Stars publication, which highlights leading experts implementing health improvement strategies in communities across the U.S.
Ribbon Cut for Grand Opening of Grantsville Family Dentistry
On November 1st, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the grand opening of Grantsville Family Dentistry in Grantsville.
'Healing and Acceptance' Offered at Roots: A Yoga and Movement Studio
Roots: A Yoga and Movement Studio has been open in McHenry since July. Owner Jade O’Faolean designed the studio as a refuge, “a place to find healing and acceptance exactly where you are today.”
Garrett County Team Wins Rural Health Achievement Award
The MD Rural Health Achievement Award was presented to the Garrett County Health Dept's Population Health, Innovation & Informatics Unit at the recent 2018 Maryland Rural Health Conference.
GOPT Celebrates 20 Years of Service 
According to owner Mike Voelkel, GOPT's "primary goals have always been clinical excellence combined with the Golden Rule in the treatment of our customers."
Garrett County Health Department Receives National Award and Recognition
The Garrett County Health Department Population Health, Innovation, & Informatics Unit recently received a national award & recognition for its innovative health planning collaborative pilot project.
Gregg's Pharmacy Has New Medical Walk-In Clinic
Gregg's Pharmacy and Wellspring Family Medicine announce the launch of a medical walk-in clinic at the Gregg's Pharmacy beginning August 18, 2018.
Second Opioid Town Hall Meeting Held in Grantsville
More than 60 people attended the second Garrett County Opioid Town Hall Meeting at the Grantsville Volunteer Fire Department on Tuesday evening.
Free Health Screenings Offered to Area Coal Miners
NIOSH, via its mobile testing unit, will offer a series of free, confidential health screenings to coal miners in MD and WV at various community locations from July 16th-20th.
Massage & Bodywork Opens in McHenry 
Massage & Bodywork with Heather Dawson, offering Swedish massage, deep tissue, custom, warm stone, upper body and head, and neck and shoulder massage, is now open at The Fort in McHenry.
GRMC Recipient of $600,000 Behavioral Health Grant
Garrett Regional Medical Center has been awarded $600,000 by the Health and Rural Services Administration’s Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program.
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.