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Relay For Life offers virtual relay(0)

May 27, 2020

FARMINGTON – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the previously scheduled Relay For Life live events across Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire through June have suspended their live events, and many now are participating on Sunday, June 7, in a virtual online experience called Hope From Home. Participants should register for their local event at […]

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SeniorsPlus reflects on Older Americans Month 2020

LEWISTON – May is traditionally Older Americans Month, and 2020 is no different except the circumstances surrounding May this year are very different. With the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis, SeniorsPlus, Western Maine’s designated Area Agency on Aging, has faced expanded operations since March as a result of increased community demand that it has […]

MaineHealth establishes safety protocols and sets priorities for bringing back some services amid Covid-19

PORTLAND – On May 21, MaineHealth announced enhanced safety measures and set criteria for which patients would be seen as it restores some services in accordance with state guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our top priority as we start to restore services will be the safety of our patients, care team members and the larger […]

Maine CDC urges precautions against tickborne diseases

AUGUSTA – The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention urges Maine people to take precautions against ticks during May, Lyme Disease Awareness Month. This year’s Lyme Disease Awareness Month theme is “Tick Tock,” which reminds Mainers to slow down and take time to practice tick and tickborne disease prevention. Deer ticks, which can carry […]

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