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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
  • Knox County Livable Communities has launched a survey for all adult residents of Knox County to share their opinions about the quality of life for people throughout the region. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete ...
  • Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital will hold several virtual and in-person events in the coming weeks. These include:

    Introduction to Sea Kayaking, to be held on Wednesdays, August 12 and 19 ...
  • Guiding Eyes for the Blind Seeks Volunteer Puppy Sitters —
    The Maine Region of Guiding Eyes for the Blind is looking for volunteers in the midcoast area to become puppy sitters. Volunteers will keep puppies safe, provide exercise, and support the training of pups being raised as future guide ...
  • The Alzheimer’s Association’s Maine Chapter is offering free virtual support groups and education programs accessible to all living with dementia and their care partners. Upcoming groups include Virtual Caregiver Support Group ...
  • Spectrum Generations, the Central Maine Area Agency on Aging, and Healthy Living for ME will offer a free workshop, “Living Well with Chronic Pain,” September 15 through October 20, to help individuals with a range of chronic pain conditions....
  • Rockland Library Hosts Zoom Talk by an ‘Encouragement Coach’ —
    Rockland Public Library will host a free talk via the Zoom platform by “encouragement coach” Kathrin Gabriel-Jones, called “What Does It Mean to Be ‘OK’?” on Thursday, August 13, at 6:30 p.m. Gabriel-Jones points out that no one ...
  • Grace Hansen Joins OUT Maine as Youth Health Educator —
    Grace Hansen has joined the staff of Rockland-based OUT Maine — an organization that “works toward a welcoming and affirming Maine for all rural young people of diverse sexual orientations, gender expressions and gender ...
  • Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital will hold several virtual and in-person events in the coming weeks. These include: Introduction to Sea Kayaking, to be held on Wednesdays, August 5 and 12 ...
  • Consumers for Affordable Health Care, a Maine-based, private nonprofit, is offering a new, free online presentation, “Understanding Your Health Insurance Options.” Topics include coverage available to Mainers, including MaineCare ...
  • The American Red Cross is seeking volunteers to care for people during what is expected to be an active hurricane and wildfire season. Training is provided. The Red Cross will need thousands of volunteers nationally to be ready ... 
  • Planned Parenthood of Northern New England is now offering at-home testing for sexually transmitted infections including gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis. Public health experts warn that STI rates appear to be on the ...
  • Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital will hold several upcoming virtual events. They include: Simple Strategies for Fall Prevention, which will be held from 2 to 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18.... 
  • The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention urges residents and visitors to take precautions against mosquitoes to minimize the risk of exposure to diseases from mosquito bites. Mosquitoes can spread three viruses in ...
  • The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is offering a series of free “catch up” immunization clinics. All vaccines on the childhood immunization schedule will be available at no cost for children ages 18 ...
  • If you are a regular reader of this column, you are probably familiar by now with IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It is common, affecting 10 to 15 percent of the population worldwide. Up to 20 percent of Americans are living with ...
  • Spectrum Generations, the Central Maine Area Agency on Aging and Aging and Disability Resource Center, and Healthy Living for ME will offer a free workshop via the Zoom online platform to help individuals with diabetes and ...
  • Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport recently opened a new gastroenterology suite; developed a program to provide immediate relief to those suffering opiate withdrawal symptoms and facilitate their recovery; and ... 
  • The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently distributed home testing kits as part of National HIV Testing Day, an annual occasion to encourage people to get an HIV test. Maine CDC encourages individuals ...
  • Following a bipartisan push from U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a new nationwide waiver that will ...
  • Waldo County Dental Care, which seeks to increase access to dental care for low-income, uninsured adults, has received a grant of $16,000 from United Midcoast Charities. The funds will be used to offset general expenses....
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