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Covid 19
  • Published
    October 6, 2021

    Vaccination rates up as new COVID cases, deaths continue

    Many of the 29 deaths reported today by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention were identified after a review of vital records stretching from Sept. 11 to Sept. 29. A man from Waldo County was one of the two deaths reported Friday, Oct. 1.

  • Published
    September 30, 2021

    VIDEO: An update on the COVID-19 vaccinations, pandemic with Dr. Mark Eggena

    Dr. Mark Eggena of Pen Bay Medical Center spoke to us today about the latest in the fight to keep locals healthy during the COVID 19 pandemic.

  • Published
    September 29, 2021

    68% of Mainers now fully vaccinated

    Ninety-three percent of Mainers 65 and older are fully vaccinated. Across the state, 867 new COVID-19 cases reported with 2,500 positive tests awaiting review.

  • Published
    September 24, 2021

    Maine to begin administering booster shots to 65 and over

    People 65 and over, those with underlying medical conditions, and frontline workers such as those in health care settings and teachers, will be eligible for the Pfizer booster vaccine in Maine.

  • Published
    September 22, 2021

    Grim milestone reached with 1,007 COVID-related deaths in Maine

    In a press briefing Sept. 22, Gov. Mills pleaded with Maine residents who have yet to be vaccinated to get the shots "because it's the right thing to do."

  • Published
    September 15, 2021

    Seven new COVID-19 deaths, one from Waldo County

    Dr. Nirav Shah director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said in a Sept. 15 media briefing that of all the people vaccinated, 2,258 have experienced “breakthrough” cases. This translates to 99.75% of all fully vaccinated people have not experienced breakthrough cases.

  • Published
    September 15, 2021

    ‘Horrified’ at first, student reports on silver linings of Adventure School

    Fifth grader Eliot Fowler offers an account of his first week of school at the United Farmers Market, where some Capt. Albert Stevens students are having lessons while part of their school building is under repair.

  • Published
    September 13, 2021

    48 people in quarantine at Mount View High; outbreak declared at Morse

    Numbers of cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in RSU 3, along with the number in quarantine.

  • Published
    September 7, 2021

    COVID-19 cases at two RSU 3 schools

    Last week Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention designated the cases associated with the Mount View Complex an outbreak. This week two outlying district schools announced new cases of the virus.

  • Published
    September 6, 2021

    Ambulance director resigns over COVID-19 vaccine requirement

    Ken Folette Jr. said he could not require his crew to do "something I, myself, an unwilling to do," but that he would do all he could to ensure a smooth transition to a new director. The Iraq veteran said service-related injuries prevent him from receiving a COVID shot, but they are not included in the reasons accepted by the state for an exemption.

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