Grace Pursley was completely shocked when she found out she had been selected as a Volunteer Spotlight Award winner. We are not sure why, because if anyone deserves special honor and gratitude, it’s Grace. Grace was born and raised in Cecil County, “I never got far away! I’ve been here all my life. I was [...]
Christiana Care Health System and Affinity Health Alliance (Union Hospital) have signed a letter of intent for Union Hospital and its affiliates to join Christiana Care Health System.
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Please read the following informative article from Dr. Samir Khanjar of Union OB/GYN, to find out how early detection through proper screening is key in the fight against cervical cancer.
To keep our patients safe, we are implementing visitor restrictions Our first priority is the safety of our patients and staff. In an effort to minimize the impact of the flu, Union Hospital has begun limiting visitation to the hospital. • Limitations will be placed on the number of guests a patient can have (only [...]
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Please read the following article from Dr. Naveed Hasan, of Union Pulmonology, for important information regarding the disease and how to recognize its symptoms.
Breast Cancer: Are You at Risk? About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. In fact, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among American women except for skin cancer.
Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in men. One out of every nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, and about 30,000 will die from the disease every year. The good news is that prostate cancer is very treatable if detected early with nearly a 100% [...]
Cecil County Health Department and Union Hospital, in partnership with Cecil County’s Community Health Advisory Committee, are pleased to announce the launch of the Cecil County Community Health Survey. Conducted every three years as part of a comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessment for Cecil County, this online survey seeks to gather information on community members’ [...]
If you are or were a patient of Dr. Tariq Mahmood of Union Neurology, we regret to inform you that effective June 29, 2018 the practice will be closed. We thank Dr. Mahmood for his dedication to our community over the last eight years and extend our best wishes to [...]
Asthma May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Over 6 million children in America (8%) have asthma, and the numbers are increasing. Here is Dr. Eugenia Gray, of Union E.N.T., to tell us more about this common medical condition. What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic lung disease in which the air passages are supersensitive. During [...]