May 28, 2020
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Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund Awards $10,000 to Jackman Community Health Center

Community Author: Sarah Dubay, Chief Communications and Public Affairs Officer, PCHC
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Katherine Thomas | BDN

JACKMAN — Penobscot Community Health Care is pleased to announce that the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund recently awarded a $10,000 grant to help fund building renovations and improvements at Jackman Community Health Center, 376 Main St., and is staffed by Patricia Doyle, MD.

Lori Dwyer, Esq., President and CEO states, “PCHC is grateful for the support of the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund as we work to provide those who live, work, and vacation in the Moose River Region the health care services they need and deserve in a comfortable, modern facility.  We have been able to make many structural and system improvements to the building over the years thanks largely in part to the generosity of the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund.”

Chris Fife, Public Affairs Manager for Weyerhaeuser, states, “We are delighted to support the Jackman Community Health Center and the communities where Weyerhaeuser operates and where our employees live and work.”

Jackman Community Health Center is open 8am-5pm Monday-Friday, with extended hours until 7pm on Thursday, and also offers 24/7 after hours on-call acute care. The practice provides health care for over 1,000 patients with almost 4,000 patient visits each year and is the only primary care provider within 50 miles. The health center offers family medicine, mental health, X-Ray, laboratory, and pharmacy services, and 24/7 after hours on-call acute care.  The practice joined PCHC in February 2014.

 

About Penobscot Community Health Care

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is a non-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1997 to ensure access to comprehensive, integrated primary health care services for all to improve the health and wellbeing of patients and the Maine communities served. Sixteen practices and program service sites in the Bangor area, and in Belfast and Jackman, offer a wide range of services including family medicine, dental, pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health and substance abuse, specialty services, pharmacy and healthcare for the homeless.

PCHC is staffed by more than 750 employees who serve almost 65,000 patients annually. PCHC is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC) and has received regional and national recognition as a leader among the nation’s Community Health Centers. Its practices have earned certifications from the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) for Patient-Centered Medical Home. PCHC is the largest FQHC in Maine and one of the largest and most comprehensive of the 100 FQHCs in New England.