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    • 05 MAY 23

    Conditions could change but for now MRH drops masks mandate

    By Shelley Farrington    Lincoln News • April 27, 2023 MILLINOCKET – In the three plus years that Millinocket Regional Hospital has been leading the Katahdin region in community response surrounding Covid-19, Hospital officials have taken great pride in keeping the region as safe as possible through education, vaccination and communication. (The first recorded presumptive

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    • 09 MAR 23

    MRH welcomes Cox back as a family practitioner

    By Shelley Farrington    Lincoln News • March 10, 2023   KATAHDIN REGION – Millinocket Regional Hospital is pleased to re-introduce Ashley Cox, FNP-C, as a member of its medical staff. Cox worked as a nurse navigator at MRH in 2017 but returned to school at Husson University in 2021. She became a family nurse practitioner

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    • 28 OCT 22

    Millinocket hospital is using $1M award to prepare for the next pandemic

    By Judy Harrison    Bangor Daily News • October 27, 2022 Penobscot County has awarded nearly $2 million to half a dozen organizations from its $29.5 million pot of federal COVID relief funds, with the largest grant going to the hospital in Millinocket so it can be better prepared for the next health crisis. It is

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    • 27 OCT 22

    MRH awarded over $1 million for expansion project

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 27, 2022 Contact: Katie Mackin (207) 723-7273   Millinocket Regional Hospital awarded over $1 million for ED expansion Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) has received a grant totaling $1.067 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds from Penobscot County. These funds will support the next phase of the planning process,

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    • 13 OCT 22

    Words Matter | Changing our words around Substance Use

    By Samantha Doe, ARNP-FNP,   MRH Primary Care Provider Millinocket Regional Hospital • October 2022 With October being Substance Use Prevention Month, let’s talk about positive changes that are happening in the way we talk about substance use.  There has been a longstanding societal stigma associated with drug and alcohol use, much of which is influenced

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    • 07 OCT 22

    MRH Covid booster clinics scheduled for October

    By Shelley Farrington    Lincoln News • October 6, 2022   KATAHDIN REGION – Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) is again working to protect the health of the Katahdin region by offering Covid-19 booster shot clinics to the general public. The Pfizer clinics will be held in the Stearns High School Gym on Oct. 6, 11,

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    • 08 SEP 22

    Governor thanks MRH staff for efforts during Covid-19 pandemic

    By Shelley Farrington    Lincoln News • September 8, 2022 MILLINOCKET – Gov. Janet Mills recently visited Millinocket Regional Hospital as part of a tour of the Katahdin region. Mills’ office informed officials she wanted to thank hospital workers and first responders for their heroic efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic. MRH was a leader in

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    • 01 SEP 22

    MRH to offer Omicron Booster this fall

    By Shelley Farrington    Lincoln News • September 1, 2022 MILLINOCKET – With the worst of the Covid pandemic behind us, officials at Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) are continuing the mission to provide education on how best to protect against the emerging variants. The most recent information is about the so-called Omicron Booster shot. According

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    • 27 JAN 22

    MRH booster clinics scaled back to monthly, local vaccination rates good

    By Shelley Farrington    Lincoln News • January 27, 2022 KATAHDIN REGION – Since last fall, Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) has hosted several weekly COVID Booster clinics at Stearns Jr. – Sr. High School continuing its mission to get the Katahdin region community vaccinated and boosted. The clinics have been well attended and by all

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    • 07 JAN 22

    MRH resumes weekly COVID-19 booster clinics

    By Shelley Farrington Lincoln News • January 6, 2022 KATAHDIN REGION – New Year, same goal. Officials at Millinocket Regional Hospital have announced the restart of their Moderna Booster Clinics every Wednesday in January from 4 – 6 p.m. at Stearns High School. According to information provided by MRH booster shots are recommended for anyone

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