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Welcome to Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Howard County General Hospital has been serving our community since July 1973. Our mission, "Provide the highest quality care to improve the health of our entire community through innovation, collaboration, service excellence, diversity, and a commitment to patient safety" is carried through in all that we do.
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Events of Howard County General Hospital
- Have you been on Medicare for a while but want to deepen your understanding of the different types of coverage available to you and what you should consider when comparing those options? This Medicare refresher class will provide a quick review of the parts of Medicare and then help you better understand the two paths to Medicare coverage (Original Medicare vs Medicare Advantage/Health Plans), including when you can change plans. You will also learn helpful hints on becoming a more active participant in your health care. Additional topics include helpful resources, benefit programs that help with the cost of Medicare, and how to protect yourself from Medicare fraud. Presented by the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), Howard County Office on Aging and Independence and the Community Care Team of Howard County General Hospital.9/24/2018 2:00 pmhttp://events.hcgh.hopkinsmedicine.org/event/improving-with-age/medicare-refresher-
For those new to diabetes Type 2 or those wanting a quick restart, this weekly two hour course covers basic options for management.9/25/2018 1:00 pmhttp://events.hcgh.hopkinsmedicine.org/event/diabetes/brief-diabetes-course
- Learn how to use the "Plan Finder" tool on the www.medicare.gov website to compare and review the Medicare Prescription Drug Plans available to you. Presented by the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), Howard County Office on Aging and Independence. For other dates and locations, please call SHIP at 410-313-7389
This class is designed to prepare parents for a successful breastfeeding experience. Taking the class 6-8 weeks before your due date is recommended.
You might also be interested in Healthy Nutrition Before and During Pregnancy.9/26/2018 7:00 pmhttp://events.hcgh.hopkinsmedicine.org/event/healthy-families/breastfeeding-2018
- Dietary Counseling for People with Diabetes9/27/2018 9:00 amhttp://events.hcgh.hopkinsmedicine.org/event/diabetes/dietary-counseling-for-people-with-diabetes