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Prescription assistance returns to Franklin Memorial Hospital(3)

February 20, 2017

FARMINGTON- Anyone who needs help saving money on prescription medications is eligible for MaineHealth’s recently expanded Medaccess program for greater Franklin County residents. MedAccess is funded by MaineHealth and is administered at eight Maine hospitals including Franklin Memorial Hospital (FMH). MedAccess works with individuals and health care providers to identify ways patients can save money […]

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Mt. Blue Regional School District promoting breakfast at school

FARMINGTON – If your children aren’t starting their day with a nutritious breakfast, then they aren’t starting their day ready to learn. Children who eat breakfast perform better in school due to increased problem-solving ability, and better memory, verbal fluency and creativity. Many studies show that hungry children have more behavior problems, and they even […]

FMH holds Safe Patient Handling Skills Fair

Franklin Memorial Hospital hosted a “Safe Patient Handling Skills Fair” for employees on Feb. 7-8 to enhance patient care with the ultimate goal of providing patients with the safest and highest level of nursing care possible.

Rangeley Family Medicine holds first Food Mobile of 2017

RANGELEY – Rangeley Family Medicine will offer six Food Mobiles in 2017, with the first one taking place Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The event will be held indoors in the lower level of Rangeley Health and Wellness, which is across the street from the Health Center. This is the second year […]

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