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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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    • 16 APR 20

    Seamstresses sew gowns for local hospital

    By Robbie McKay Lincoln News • April 16, 2020 MILLINOCKET – The art of sewing is proving to be irreplaceable during the Covid-19 Outbreak of 2020, and local stitchers have stepped up to the plate to fill a critical need. Across America, volunteers are spending thousands of hours seated at their sewing machines, working tirelessly

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    • 16 APR 20

    As CDC issues new guidelines for stricter mask guidelines, MRH is in good shape

    By Robbie McKay Lincoln News • April 16, 2020 MILLINOCKET – The CDC issued new guidelines on Monday to add another layer of protection for hospitals and their staff against the corona virus. The CDC is now recommending that all individuals entering a healthcare facility should wear masks to avoid the spread of the virus

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    • 09 APR 20

    First coronavirus case arrives in the Katahdin region

    By Robbie McKay Lincoln News • April 9, 2020 MILLINOCKET – With the cases of Covid-19 on the rise here in Maine and the first positive test result for the area occurring on April 1, the senior team at Millinocket Regional Hospital are continuing to share information with the people of the Katahdin region. The

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    • 02 APR 20

    MRH shares COVID-19 testing and delivery of care guidelines

    By Robbie McKay   Lincoln News • April 2, 2020 MILLINOCKET – As the state and nation reel from the Corona virus outbreak, Millinocket Regional Hospital has shared information with the public on directions to follow to minimize the spread to local communities. Bob Peterson, Chief Executive Officer for MRH, released new information Tuesday afternoon

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    • 02 APR 20

    A letter to our community about COVID-19

    April 2, 2002 Last evening, we were informed of our first positive case of COVID-19 in the tri-town region.  The patient is recovering at home and is in isolation. This is not unexpected news. We have been preparing for weeks and expected that in time, the outbreak would reach us.  In accordance with our COVID-19

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    • 26 MAR 20

    MRH provides community update on Covid-19

    By Robbie McKay   Lincoln News • March 26, 2020 MILLINOCKET – Millinocket Regional Hospital is sharing information with the public in regards to their procedures during the Covid-19 outbreak. CEO Bob Peterson issued the following statement Tuesday. “Due to the severity of this virus, MRH has taken a proactive approach to protect our patients,

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