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Maine Legislature recognizes February 2020 as 211 Month(0)

February 19, 2020

AUGUSTA – Maine Legislature voted to recognize February 2020 as 211 Month with bipartisan support. Finding help for complex needs like shelter, substance use, mental health, or food access can be hard for many Mainers looking for themselves or someone they know. Fortunately, there is a resource here in Maine to help. “211 Maine is […]

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HCC offering Hannaford shopping tour

FARMINGTON – Healthy Community Coalition is offering a free “Cooking Matters at the Store” shopping tour event at the Farmington Hannaford on Wednesday, March 4 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. HCC educators will coordinate information tables with samples, recipes, and activities throughout the store. Participants will gain a variety of practical skills including buying fruits and vegetables […]

Nurse earns certification in emergency nursing

FARMINGTON – Hanna Chaney, BSN, RN, CEN, a registered nurse at Franklin Memorial Hospital has earned the certified emergency nurse credential from the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing. She joins an elite group of emergency nurses who have demonstrated their advanced specialty knowledge, expertise, and clinical judgment in emergency nursing. Board certification validates specialty […]

Healthy Community Coalition designated as Naloxone distribution site

FARMINGTON – Naloxone (such as Narcan) is a medication that can reverse an opioid overdose. This medication blocks the effects of opioids on the brain and restores breathing. In Franklin County, Healthy Community Coalition has been identified as the Community Distributor for naloxone. This means anyone in the community who feels they need access to […]

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