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    • 17 AUG 20

    Maine CDC Investigates COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with Wedding Reception in Millinocket

    Maine CDC Press Release August 17, 2020 AUGUSTA – The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) announced today that it has opened an investigation into a COVID-19 outbreak associated with a wedding reception at Big Moose Inn in Millinocket. A total of 24 individuals associated with the August 7, 2020, event have tested

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    • 17 AUG 20

    COVID-19 Community Update | August 17, 2020

    The greater Millinocket area is experiencing a significant COVID-19 outbreak.  This outbreak has been traced back to a social gathering that occurred just over one week ago. As of this release there are 28 confirmed positive cases.  This number is expected to rise as testing continues and pending test results are reported. All positive individuals

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    • 09 JUL 20

    MRH offers COVID-19 testing for travelers

    By Robbie McKay Lincoln News • July 9, 2020 MILLINOCKET – As Maine opens up to visitors, the state has introduced the “Keep Maine Safe” campaign, designed as a multi-layered approach to protecting citizen of the state and visitors alike. As some confusion has been expressed about this in the Katahdin region, Millinocket Regional Hospital

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    • 09 JUL 20

    Blood drive to provide COVID-19 antibody testing

    By Robbie McKay Lincoln News • July 9, 2020 MILLINOCKET – By participating in a blood drive this Friday, area residents could be taking part in a win/win/win situation. The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive this Friday, July 10 from 1-6 p.m. at St. Peter’s Parish located at 58 Cedar Street

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    • 18 JUN 20

    As services resume, hospital stresses the importance of individual medical care

    By Robbie McKay Lincoln News • June 18, 2020 MILLINOCKET – With each phase of Maine’s plan for reopening after the Covid-19 shutdown, more and more services in healthcare are becoming available. Millinocket Regional Hospital is now operating at full capacity, and is encouraging the community to not delay in getting the medical services and

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    • 11 JUN 20

    MRH to reopen fitness center

    By Robbie McKay Lincoln News • June 11, 2020 MILLINOCKET – After being closed for several months, the LIFEstyle Center will be opening on Monday, June 15, as per Governor Mills guidelines. Jane Danforth, Director of Wellness at Millinocket Regional Hospital, has shared information with the public as to the operation of the center and

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    • 08 MAY 20

    Mills Administration Secures Major COVID-19 Testing Expansion for Maine

    State of Maine | Office of Governor Janet T Mills May 7, 2020 State of Maine partners with IDEXX to more than triple its testing capacity Governor Janet Mills announced today that her Administration has secured a major expansion of COVID-19 testing for the State of Maine. The Administration has partnered with Maine-based IDEXX Laboratories,

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    • 30 APR 20

    Katahdin region Covid-19 cases on the rise

    By Robbie McKay Lincoln News • April 30, 2020 MILLINOCKET – With the release of the most current data available on Covid-19 numbers, Millinocket Regional Hospital is continuing to provide the community with information to help deal with the virus. As of Tuesday, April 28, the Katahdin region has done 81 tests with 14 confirmed

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    • 27 APR 20

    Community Coronavirus Update | April 27, 2020

    We’ve been hearing some buzz that some people in our community believe we are in the clear in terms of the coronavirus in the Katahdin Region.  Unfortunately, this is simply not true. While Maine is in kind of a steady state in terms of new COVID cases, the Katahdin Region is not.  Our overall numbers

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    • 23 APR 20

    Local hospital offers cautious optimism in regards to Covid-19

    By Robbie McKay Lincoln News • April 23, 2020 MILLINOCKET – With numbers from the Maine CDC showing a slowdown of new cases of Covid-19 here in Maine, officials with Millinocket Regional Hospital are encouraging people to continue following CDC guidelines. While the state has been reporting an average of 15 new cases per day,

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