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    • 14 FEB 19

    McAvoy named to Chief Financial Officer position

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • February 14, 2019 MILLINOCKET – Bob Peterson, Chief Executive Officer of Millinocket Regional Hospital, has announced that Mellissa McAvoy has been selected to serve as the hospital’s chief financial officer. “Mellissa is well known to most of us as she has been on the MRH Board of Trustees

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    • 14 FEB 19

    MRH pool therapy program instrumental in fitness and rehab

    “Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine,” a central European proverb contends. History seems to bear that out. The use of water as a medical treatment and as a means of rehabilitation is as old as mankind. Historical and archaeological evidence has shown that it has been used for several thousand years in

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    • 07 FEB 19

    Flu gearing up into full swing in Katahdin region

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • February 5, 2019 MILLINOCKET – The Maine Center for Disease Control has notified Millinocket Regional Hospital that the flu has reached all 16 of Maine’s counties. Officials at MRH received communication from MSDC on January 30 of the widespread influenza outbreak. Ryan Hafford, Laboratory manager for MRH released

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    • 14 JAN 19

    Snowsledders to ride to support MRH Oncolgy restoration project

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • January 10, 2019 MILLINOCKET – The Northern Timber Cruisers Snowmobile club are holding their 7th annual snowball run for cancer research on Saturday, January 19, and this year the proceeds will go to benefit Millinocket Regional Hospital’s Oncology Restoration Project.  With 75 to 150 riders usually participating, the

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    • 02 JAN 19

    LIFEstyle Fitness- Keeping people well in the Katahdin Region

    MILLINOCKET – “My idea of exercise is a good brisk sit,” comedian Phyllis Diller suggested once. Comedian Ellen DeGeneres declared: ‘I really don’t think I need buns of steel. I’d be happier with buns of cinnamon.” Fitness and exercise, however, are no laughing matters for 92-year-old Harold Higgins of Millinocket, nor the approximately 172 other

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    • 11 OCT 18

    Turkeys “gobbled” up at Timber Cruisers supper to benefit MRH

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • October 11, 2018 MILLINOCKET – When the Northern Timber Cruisers put on a benefit supper, they don’t fool around. Last Thursday, the club opened their 2018/2019 public supper season with a bang.  The proceeds for this event went entirely to the Millinocket Regional Hospital’s oncology clinic renovation project.  And

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    • 27 SEP 18

    Dancing, dining and donating to add funds for MRH oncology clinic expansion

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • September 27, 2018 MILLINOCKET –  With summer behind us and fall in full swing, the drive to raise funds for the Oncology Clinic at MRH is continuing full steam ahead. A variety of events are scheduled to take place that will hopefully help the hospital “family” achieve their

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    • 20 SEP 18

    MRH honors employees with service awards at family picnic

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • September 20, 2018 MILLINOCKET – MRH’s Employee/ Family Picnic and the 35th Annual Employee Service Awards Ceremony were held Thursday September 13th. With perfect weather in plentiful supply, employees relaxed under a huge tent and were treated to a bountiful picnic buffet that featured grilled chicken and hamburgers

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    • 20 SEP 18

    Clinic to offer protection from the onset of an early flu season

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • September 20, 2018 MILLINOCKET – The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has notified Millinocket Regional Hospital that there is an early start to the flu season here in Maine. MRH received information from the CDC that positive laboratory testings from around the state have shown that

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    • 06 SEP 18

    New treatment chairs are in use, patients very pleased with them

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • September 6, 2018 MILLINOCKET – Some of life’s greatest accomplishments are the results of endeavors that started on a small scale. At Millinocket Regional Hospital, the Oncology Department’s Renovation and Expansion Drive is  proving that philosophy to be true. In February of 2017, the hospital community decided to

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