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Ravens to deliver donuts, coffee to healthcare workers at Franklin Square Hospital this week

ROSEDALE, MD—The Baltimore Ravens will be making special deliveries to healthcare workers for Valentine’s Day. This Friday, February 12, the Ravens and Dunkin’ will travel to select MedStar Hospital locations to deliver “Poegrams” to healthcare workers throughout the Baltimore community.  These events will not be open to the general public. Ravens mascot Poe, staff members and the Dunkin’ Community Cruiser …


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Maryland Departments of Health, Aging to bring COVID-19 vaccination clinics to independent living facilities across state

Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and the Maryland Department of Aging (MDOA) have engaged in a joint effort to bring COVID-19 vaccination clinics into independent living and other senior living facilities across the state. Under the guidance of both departments, local agencies on aging will work with communities that aren’t registered in the federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term …


Employee charged after setting fires at Franklin Square Medical Center

ROSEDALE, MD—Authorities have charged a hospital employee after she set fires at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center over the weekend. On Saturday, the Baltimore County Fire Department responded to Franklin Square, located at 9000 Franklin Square Drive (21237), for a trash bin fire in a soiled utility room on the third floor.  Due to the suspicious nature of the fire, …

Additional fires reported at Franklin Square Hospital

UPDATE: A hospital employee has been arrested and charged in connection with setting these fires. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—Additional fires were reported at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center on Sunday morning. The fires broke out at around 9:45 a.m., according to the Baltimore County Fire Department. Units arrived to find several small fires on multiple floors of the …

Fire reported at Franklin Square Hospital

UPDATE 4: A hospital employee has been arrested and charged in connection with setting these fires. UPDATE 3: Additional fires were reported at Franklin Square on Sunday morning. UPDATE 2: Units are clearing the scene and working to determine what caused the fire. UPDATE: The fire has been extinguished. Patients in the unit have been sheltered in place. Crews are …

Flu vaccination clinics being held at MedStar Franklin Square on Wednesday thru Nov. 11

ROSEDALE, MD—Free flu vaccination clinics are being held at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center on Wednesdays through early November. Nurses and medical staff will administer free, seasonal flu vaccinations to everyone ages six months and older. The clinics are being held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates: Wednesday, October 21 Wednesday, October 28 Wednesday, November 4 …

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center to open new $80 million surgical pavilion next week [VIDEO]

ROSEDALE, MD—MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center will open its new surgical pavilion with 14 spacious surgical suites, including a hybrid operating room, to soon receive its first patients. The 82,000 square-feet of space replaces smaller, antiquated operating rooms with the latest industry technology to enhance patient safety, quality, and throughput processes. “From start to finish, the insights of each of …

Maryland Department of Health launches COVID-19 antibody study

Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday announced its collaboration with 13 hospitals in the state to conduct an antibody (serology) study to determine how many Marylanders have been exposed to COVID-19. More than 6,000 people will be tested in the initial phase. Serology tests indicate whether people have had a previous infection by looking for antibodies in their …