Sign In:


Home » News » Coronavirus

Coronavirus
  • Published
    January 27, 2022

    MaineHealth further refines return-to-work policy in line with CDC guidance

    The health care system is using the latest science to set standards for return-to-work protocols for care team members who contract COVID-19, according to an announcement Jan. 27.

  • Published
    January 27, 2022

    Maine CDC announces COVID-19 wastewater screening in municipalities across state

    Maine CDC is partnering with Biobot Analytics Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to collect and test samples twice a week through at least June 2022. Eight sites are now receiving testing supplies and training: Blue Hill, Belfast, Greater Augusta Utility District, Calais, Brunswick Sewer District, Presque Isle Water District, and Portland Water District (East End and Westbrook).

  • Published
    January 26, 2022

    Belfast Police Department reports 5 COVID-19 cases

    At this point, the Police Department has enough healthy staff members to continue operations as usual.

  • Published
    December 29, 2021

    Shah discusses new protocols during weekly briefing

    Gov. Janet Mills also announced an increase in Medicaid payment rates for nurses and residential care facilities.

  • Published
    September 25, 2021

    Maine CDC reports 603 COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

    The seven-day average ticked up to 468.6 cases, though it's slightly less this Saturday than it was a week ago.

  • Published
    September 18, 2021

    Maine CDC reports 587 COVID-19 cases, one death

    The seven-day average of new cases continued its rise, reaching 485.6 on Saturday.

  • Published
    June 15, 2021

    A vaccinated Mainer could win close to $1 million in new sweepstakes campaign

    The sweepstakes will award $1 per every vaccinated person to one lucky winner to be announced on July 4.

  • Published
    June 3, 2021

    A visit with the school nurse

    Yan Lozanova: How did you “nurse” during remote learning? Nurse Chris Kiley: Last spring, I called some families to see how they were doing and how the children were doing. Zephyr Stoddard: What did you do? Nurse Kiley: Most of the time I came to CASS and helped pack groceries and meals to send to families on the school bus. We sent home about 1,000 pounds of food, including fresh produce each week, as well as ...

  • Published
    June 3, 2021

    A visit with the school nurse

    Yan Lozanova: How did you “nurse” during remote learning? Nurse Chris Kiley: Last spring, I called some families to see how they were doing and how the children were doing. Zephyr Stoddard: What did you do? Nurse Kiley: Most of the time I came to CASS and helped pack groceries and meals to send to families on the school bus. We sent home about 1,000 pounds of food, including fresh produce each week, as well as ...

  • Published
    May 19, 2021

    One new COVID-19 death in Waldo County

    Two new deaths were reported Wednesday, May 19, at the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention briefing, one of which was in Waldo County. The two people were both women, one in her 60s and the other in her 70s. Besides the woman from Waldo County was one from York County. A total of 807 people have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began. Dr. Nirav Shah, director of Maine CDC, reported an additional ...

  • Offers
  • Briefs

close x