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Health Care Options Session Planned for Old Town Mill Workers & Their Families

By Katherine Thomas on Sept. 15, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Old Town YMCA, 472 Stillwater Avenue, Old Town, Maine For more information: 207-992-9200 Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) has teamed with several local health care organizations and health insurance carriers to provide a health care options session for workers of …
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Patrick Kelly, Senior Vice President, Bangor Savings Bank and Yellow Light Breen, Executive VP and Chief Strategic Officer of Bangor Savings Bank, present a check for PCHC's Hope House to Trip Gardner, MD, PCHC’s Chief Psychiatric Officer, Ann Giggey, LADC, CCS, Hope House Manager, and Kenneth Schmidt, MPA, PCHC President and CEO.

Hope House Receives Bangor Savings Bank Grant for Renovations

By Katherine Thomas on Sept. 04, 2014, at 1:51 p.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation has generously awarded PCHC’s Hope House Health & Living Center a grant in the amount of $25,000 to help fund a new entryway and medical clinic. Renovations will increase safety and improve quality of life …
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Ed Morin of Market Surveys of America presents an award for Best Hearing Aid Center in the Bangor Area to Warren Center Audiologists Nicole Duncan, AuD, CCC-A and Lisa Mages-Haskins, AuD, CCC-A

Warren Center Named Area’s Best Hearing Aid Center

By Katherine Thomas on Aug. 21, 2014, at 9:51 a.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that the Warren Center has been voted the Best Hearing Aid Center in the Bangor Area by consumers. According to Market Surveys of America, an independent survey company, the center provides the best service when it comes to hearing aids. This …
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Dr. Ernest (Jamie) Holden

Ernest (Jamie) Holden, DMD, Joins PCHC Dental Center

By Katherine Thomas on Aug. 07, 2014, at 3:05 p.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that Ernest (Jamie) Holden, DMD, has joined the staff of PCHC Dental Center, 1048 Union Street, Bangor to provide high-quality oral health care, including management of medically complex patients. Dr. Holden received his undergraduate degree from Quinnipiac University and his Doctor …
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PCHC Receives Donation of Medical Supplies from Henry Schein Cares

PCHC Expands Access to Care With Donation From Henry Schein Cares

By Katherine Thomas on July 25, 2014, at 10:23 a.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is excited to have received contributions of various medical supplies under a grant from the Henry Schein Cares Global Product Donation Program. Through this program, Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical …
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Seaport Community Health Center's New Facility

Seaport Community Health Center Open House July 31st!

By Katherine Thomas on July 24, 2014, at 4:32 p.m.
Belfast, Maine – Seaport Community Health Center (SCHC), a practice of Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), invites the public to join them for a Community Open House at their NEW and expanded location at 53 Schoodic Drive, Belfast, on Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:30 – 6:30 pm. Event Details What: …
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PCHC Dental Center welcomes new dental residents

By Katherine Thomas on July 16, 2014, at 2:30 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care  is pleased to announce that four new General Practice Dental Residents have joined PCHC Dental Center, under the direction of Philip Higgins, Jr., DMD Chief Dental Officer and General Practice Residency Director. General Practice Dental Residents Mark Franklin, DDS, Owen Johnson, DDS, Peter …
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Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse Achieves Accreditation

By Katherine Thomas on June 24, 2014, at 3:14 p.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse, a service of PCHC, has achieved accreditation through Clubhouse International. In a letter sent from Joel Cocoran, President of Clubhouse International, Joel states “As you know Clubhouse International Accreditation involves an evaluation of the Clubhouse in terms …
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PCHC Awarded Northeast Delta Dental Foundation Grant

By Katherine Thomas on June 10, 2014, at 1:51 p.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that the board of the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation has approved a grant of $9,933 to help PCHC’s Dental Center fund dental sedation for patients without insurance coverage for this service. The Northeast Delta Dental Foundation is committed to helping improve …
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Sarah Smiley to Speak at Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse

By Katherine Thomas on May 21, 2014, at 9:07 a.m.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse, 30 Summer Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-404-8383; PCHC.com PCHC’s Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse is pleased to invite the public to join them on Wednesday, May 28th at 9:00am as Sarah Smiley speaks at their 30 Summer …
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Barbara Vereault, DO, Named Maine Family Physician of the Year

Barbara Vereault, DO, Named Maine Family Physician of the Year

By Katherine Thomas on April 29, 2014, at 8:47 a.m.
PCHC’s Barbara Vereault, DO, was named the 2014 Maine Family Physician of the Year by the Maine Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP). Dr. Vereault was nominated by Dr. Vince Michaud of EMMC Husson Family Medicine and received the award at the MAFP Annual Meeting on April 10-11th. The award is …
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Jackman Health Center Offering Dental Services for Community at Forest Hills School

By Katherine Thomas on April 17, 2014, at 4:05 p.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care is pleased to announce that Jackman Community Health Center is now providing dental services to students and the community at Forest Hills School, 606 Main Street, Jackman. Dental services are open to everyone, of all ages, not just patients of Jackman Community Health Center. Services are …
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Brewer School Based Health Center to Host Health Fair

By Katherine Thomas on April 11, 2014, at 9:37 a.m.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Brewer Community School, 92 Pendleton Street, Brewer, Maine For more information: 207-992-2393; PCHC.com PCHC’s Brewer School Based Health Center is hosting its 5th Annual Health Fair at the Brewer Community School on Tuesday, April 15, 8am-2pm. The event focuses on …
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PCHC Dental Center to Host See & Smile Event April 8th

See & Smile Event April 8th at PCHC Dental Center

By Katherine Thomas on April 01, 2014, at 9:10 a.m.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: PCHC Dental Center, 1048 Union Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-992-2152; PCHC.com Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) and Bangor Housing are hosting a “See & Smile” Informational Event and Tour of PCHC’s Dental Center on Tuesday, April 8th 6-7:30pm. …
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PCHC Seeks Applicants for 5th Annual Dental Academy

By Katherine Thomas on March 21, 2014, at 2:56 p.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) will be hosting its fifth annual Dental Academy from April 22-24th. PCHC’s Dental Center hosts the career exploration camp for students preparing to enter Grade 9 thru Grade 12 to provide opportunities for them to learn about dental careers through job shadowing and participation in …
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Noah Nesin, MD, Appointed PCHC’s Chief Medical Officer

By Katherine Thomas on March 11, 2014, at 11:42 a.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that Noah Nesin, MD, FAAFP, will assume PCHC’s Chief Medical Officer position upon Dr. Bob Allen’s retirement in mid-March. Dr. Nesin is a collaborative leader who believes strongly in the need to transform the health care delivery system through transparency, accountability, …
Drug Take Back Day at Brewer Medical Center March 19th

Medication Take-Back & Brown Bag Day March 19th at Brewer

By Katherine Thomas on March 06, 2014, at 3:43 p.m.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Brewer Medical Center, 735 Wilson Street, Brewer, Maine For more information: Caitlin Morrow, PharmD; 992-4100 option 3; PCHC.com BREWER, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care will be hosting a medication take-back and brown bag day at Brewer Medical Center on …

PCHC & Bangor Housing Host Insurance Marketplace Event

By Katherine Thomas on Feb. 25, 2014, at 2:48 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: PCHC & Bangor Housing “Get Covered” Event, Bangor Housing Community Center, 161 Davis Road , Bangor, Maine For more information: Sue Hamlett, Lead Outreach & Enrollment Specialist; 207-992-9200 ext. 2003; PCHC.com Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) and Bangor Housing are …
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Seaport Community Health Center expands staff, hours

By Katherine Thomas on Feb. 18, 2014, at 4:17 p.m.
BELFAST, Maine — Seaport Community Health Center, located at 41 Wight Street in Belfast, has expanded its regular office hours to 7 AM to 8 PM (Monday-Friday) and 8 AM to 1 PM (Saturday). It also has an after-hours call system providing patient access by phone 365 days of the …
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Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse Members Receive Food Safety Training at Husson

Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse members get food safety training

By Katherine Thomas on Feb. 17, 2014, at 10:57 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Center has announced that 12 members and two staff of Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse participated in a two-week training at Husson University, made possible through a grant from Maine Community Foundation. The course focused on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Training through the American …
 
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