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    • 22 JUN 23

    Quilts for kids donation made to MRH

    By Benjamin Barr, Jr. Lincoln News • June 22, 2023 MILLINOCKET—On Friday, June 9 a donation of several handmade quilts was donated to Millinocket Regional Hospital’s Oncology department. The gift of quilts was brought to Millinocket by a couple of Massachusetts ladies who hope that the quilts will bring comfort in a time of difficulty

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    • 11 MAY 23

    MRH expansion funding moves forward in CDS process

    By Shelley Farrington    Lincoln News  •  May 11, 2023   MILLINOCKET – With the continued support of Maine’s Congressional Delegation, Millinocket Regional Hospital’s request for help funding its emergency department expansion continues to move forward.   It was announced two weeks ago that the hospital’s request for $9.89 million to help with the funding of that

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    • 05 MAY 23

    Millinocket Regional Hospital Moves One Step Closer to Emergency Department Expansion

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2023 CONTACT Katie Mackin, Marketing Coordinator (207) 723-7273   Millinocket Regional Hospital Moves One Step Closer to Emergency Department Expansion   MILLINOCKET, ME — Officials at Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) received welcome news from the offices of U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King regarding their $9.89M funding request

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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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