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Eastern Shore Hospital Center

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The Eastern Shore Hospital Center (ESHC) is a smoke-free mental health facility under the jurisdiction of Maryland’s Mental Hygiene Administration, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. ESHC houses 3 psychiatric units for a total of 60 beds. ESHC's mission is to provide the highest quality inpatient mental health services on the Eastern Shore for adults age 18 and older. ESHC is accredited by Joint Commission and certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

ESHC also houses a 16-bedStepping Stone at Manokin Assisted Living Program that provides care to residents who are preparing to live more independently in the community. The ALP offers residents a place to live, psychiatric treatment, discharge planning, meals, and assistance with daily living activities. Stepping Stone is licensed by the Office of Health Care Quality, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Randy L. Bradford, Chief Executive Officer

Eastern Shore Hospital Upcoming Events


May 10, 2014 The Great Chesapeake Wellness Race and Family Walk, Hyatt RegencyChesapeake BayResort Cambridge MD

  • Please join the Eastern Shore Hospital Center Auxiliary & the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina in Cambridge, to help fight the stigma associated with mental illness. The Great Chesapeake Bay Wellness 10K Race and 3K Family Walk will help raise funds for direct patient services supported by the Auxiliary such as the horticulture and art therapy programs, indigent patient funds, annual patient art show and special patient activities.
  • The Race is set for Saturday, May 10th on the River Marsh Golf Course located on the resort grounds. Entry fee is $30 with starting time at 8:00 a.m. Entry fee includes awards, commemorative shirt, beverages during the run/walk and a complete, delicious and generous buffet-style Hyatt Regency Resort breakfast served in the Pavilion overlooking the beautiful Choptank River. Please use code SFEVER for a discounted overnight room rate.
  • To donate or for sponsorship information contact Judy Slaughter, Volunteer Services Coordinator at 410-221-2358. To register use the registration form located on the hospital's website page or email JUDITH.SLAUGHTER@MARYLAND.GOV for a registration and pledge form. Teams are welcome and will be listed in the Race Program. Online registration is available through ACTIVE.COM

Eastern Shore Hospital Center Address

P.O. Box 800

5262 Woods Road

Cambridge, MD 21613


Relay Service - 1-800-735-2258

Toll Free - 1-888-216-8110