Category Archives: Recent News

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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NURSE EXTERNS TRAIN AT GCMH

The Garrett County Memorial Hospital Nurse Extern Program welcomed two participants this summer; Kelley Wagner and Justine DelSignore. 

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JOHNSON RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE

Garrett County Memorial Hospital recently recognized Wayne Johnson for his volunteer service as Chairman of the Board of Governors for Garrett County Memorial Hospital since 2003. 

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GCMH ADVANCES RADIOGRAPHY PROCESS

Garrett County Memorial Hospital Radiology Department recently upgraded with new digital radiography equipment, which dramatically decreases radiation exposure to the patient. 

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GCMH SCHEDULES GROUNDBREAKING AND GRAND OPENING FOR NEW SERVICES

Officials at Garrett County Memorial Hospital have announced Monday, June 2 as the date for groundbreaking for a new, four story addition to the facility immediately followed by the Grand Opening of the Hospital’s new Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center.

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