Category Archives: Recent News

HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION LEADS CHARGE FOR FLU VACCINATIONS

The Board of Governors and the Administration at Garrett County Memorial Hospital were the first in line for this year’s flu vaccinations among the Hospital staff.

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FIRST PEOPLES SUPPORTS HOSPITAL

First Peoples Federal Credit Union recently pledged $5,000 to the Garrett County Memorial Hospital’s Capital Campaign to be used towards the addition and renovation project.

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GCMH PREPARES FOR EBOLA

In the wake of national attention related to a potential Ebola outbreak, Garrett County Memorial Hospital is taking action to prepare in the event that a potential case should present to the organization. 

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GCMH Develops Women’s Center for Early Cancer Detection

Mark Boucot, President and CEO of Garrett County Memorial Hospital, has announced that the GCMH and Oakland MRI Center have teamed up to enhance the Women’s Center at Oakland MRI. 

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Garrett County Memorial Hospital’s Director of Patient and Family-Centered Maternity Suite, Charlene Bennett, Recognized as Infant Safe Sleep Champion

West Virginia’s First Lady Tomblin recently announced that she is partnering with the ‘Our Babies: Safe and Sound’ campaign and West Virginia hospitals to host Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Events across the state during the month of September.

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GCMH Ranked Number One by Patients

Garrett County Memorial Hospital has now moved into the top ranking in the state of Maryland Hospital for Doctor Communication, Responsiveness of Hospital Staff, and Cleanliness as ranked by patients in the most recent release of HCAHPS patient satisfaction scores. … Continue reading

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Local Family Survives Car Crash Thanks To Proper Restraint Use

A shopping trip to Hagerstown last month took an unexpected turn for an Accident family when their vehicle was involved in a rollover crash. Thankfully, child safety seats and seat belts were in use and working properly, so the injuries … Continue reading

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GCMH NURSES HELP WITH HISTORY

The original nursing team, now retired nurses, who formerly worked at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, have joined forces to help the Hospital develop a History Wall to be located on the first floor of the facility.

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MAYOR PEGGY JAMISON TO LEAD HOSPITAL BOARD

Peggy Jamison, Mayor of Oakland, has been named Chairwoman of the Board of Governors at Garrett County Memorial Hospital. Jamison accepted the position following the recent retirement of Wayne Johnson, previous Board Chairman.

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CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY AT GCMH

The construction for the new wing at Garrett County Memorial Hospital is well underway. 

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