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April 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery County Firefighter Dies, Governor Orders State Flag to Half Staff

UPDATED A Montgomery County firefighter died on duty Friday, according to a county fire spokesman. Charles “Rick” Gentilcore was found unresponsive about 3:30 p.m., said Pete Piringer, spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services. Gentilcore was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he died. “The MCFRS family has incurred a great loss,” Piringer said […]

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February 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Nurses Claim Intimidation by Holy Cross Management

Nurses who are trying to unionize at Holy Cross Hospital claim they are being intimidated by management. Susan Yeh, a nurse at the hospital, said she has been followed by her manager, by security and by human resources when she has tried to meet with colleagues about efforts to organize the nursing staff. National Nurses […]

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February 13, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. In Silver Spring, nurses plan a protest at Holy Cross Hospital this morning to express their concerns with hospital staffing practices and their right to unionize. 2. The National Weather Service warns residents high winds will continue through this afternoon, with gusts possible up to […]

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March 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

President and CEO Kevin Sexton Retires from Holy Cross Health

Kevin Sexton is retiring as President and CEO of Holy Cross Health, according to a news release from the health organization.  A search committee has been at work since Sexton announced his plans last September, and the Holy Cross Health Board of Directors and Trinity Health expect to announce Sexton’s successor next month. Sexton joined Holy […]

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May 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

Councilmembers Urge Montgomery County Hospitals to Cease Pesticide Use

Two Montgomery County Councilmembers are urging hospitals in the county to voluntarily stop using pesticides. Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal, who chairs the Council’s Health and Human Services Committee, and Councilmember Roger Berliner, who chairs the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee, wrote to the leaders of the five organizations that operate hospitals […]

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February 19, 2015 | Krista Brick

Holy Cross Hospital Boiler Test Could Create Vapor Plume

If you see a plume of smoke near the Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring over the next couple of weeks, don’t be alarmed. Over the next two weeks the hospital will be testing three new boilers that have been installed in the New Holy Cross Hospital Tower, visible near I-495 and Georgia Avenue. The […]

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October 14, 2014 | Krista Brick

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County to Train Healthcare Workers on Use of Protective Gear Against Ebola

Montgomery County has had two patients present with Ebola-like symptoms that did not actually have the disease, according to Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Ulder Tillman. Dr. Tillman appeared before the Montgomery County Council Tuesday to provide an update on the efforts in Montgomery County to educate the public on Ebola and prepare the healthcare […]

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October 4, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Holy Cross Hospital Opens in Germantown (VIDEO)

Holy Cross Hospital is now open in Germantown on the campus of Montgomery Community College. Council President Craig Rice said this new hospital is important for the future of the Upcounty: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 30, 2014 | Krista Brick

Ride On Schedule Changes Coming Oct. 1

Starting October 1, the Route 83 Ride On bus that provides service between the Germantown Transit Center at Milestone and the Germantown Park and Ride Lot will be extended to provide daily service to the new Holy Cross Hospital in Germantown and Montgomery College in Germantown. The route will operate: • About every 30 minutes […]

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September 29, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Holy Cross Hospital Opens on Oct. 1 (VIDEO)

Holy Cross Hospital opens its doors in Germantown on October 1st. The hospital is the first in the nation to be located on the campus of a community college – Montgomery County Community College – Germantown Campus – and the first new hospital in Montgomery County in 35 years. A grand opening celebration was held […]

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