UM Charles Regional Provides Diabetes Education and Blood Pressure Screening at 13th Annual Community Resource Day

News Release, University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center

On Wednesday, October 2, University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center hosted a booth at the 13th Annual Community Resource Day held at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center.

Sponsored by the Charles County Homeless and Emergency Shelter Committee and United Way of Charles County, this event helped 682 homeless families and housing insecure residents get access to important resources and services in the community. UM CRMC team members provided free blood pressure screenings for over 60 attendees and diabetes risk screening and education for over 25 people.

As part of continuing population health initiatives, UM Charles Regional is pleased to have participated at the 13th Annual Community Resource Day.


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