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The 2020 Annual Report is Now Available

Penobscot Community Health Care is proud to make available the digital version of our 2020 Annual Report. Inside you’ll see the many efforts and measures we took to provide excellent patient care throughout the most challenging of circumstances. Resilience and innovation were definitely demanded of all healthcare providers during those challenging months–and so was a […]

First Dental Therapist in Maine Approved for Penobscot Community Health Care

Maine’s first dental therapist—a cutting-edge new role in oral health—has been licensed by the state to practice at Penobscot Community Health Care. Claire Roesler, RDH, MDT was approved by the state dental board this week.  Dental therapists are advanced practice professionals, similar to nurse practitioners or physician assistants in medical clinics, who must have advanced […]

PCHC Dental Center Launches New Accessible Care Room

BANGOR, Maine, Feb. 23—Penobscot Community Health Care’s Dental Center has opened a new service for patients for whom routine oral care is not always easy, another milestone toward providing universally accessible dental care.  A new exam alcove at the center was custom built to specialize in caring for patients with physical disabilities, making it possible […]

Pediatrics Center Cleaned and Employees Isolating After Positive COVID Tests

After three employees at its Pediatrics Center tested positive for COVID-19, Penobscot Community Healthcare is conducting careful contact tracing within the organization and among patients who may have been exposed while visiting their provider, PCHC officials said Friday. All those thought to have been exposed have been notified. The community health center has encouraged those […]

Seaport Community Health Center to Close On Dec. 17 for EMR Training

Your providers at Seaport Community Health Center are committed to providing you access to the high quality, affordable healthcare you deserve. One of the keystones of that excellent care is our electronic medical record system (EMR), which tracks your office visits, medications and prescriptions, diagnoses, and other vitally important data about your health. Last month, […]

Coronavirus Disease Information

PCHC is monitoring the spread of Coronavirus, also called COVID-19. We are here to provide the latest information and care. How is PCHC making sure our patients are safe?  For a thorough list of PCHC’s efforts to ensure your safety in all facilities, and detailed information about your care at PCHC, please click the links […]

PCHC Celebrates Medical Assistants Week

PCHC is excited to celebrate Medical Assistants Week with our many talented MAs who care for our patients each and every day. Our group of passionate and skilled health care professionals are the backbone of our organization and help us provide quality care for all of our Maine communities. “Our medical assistants (MAs) are critical […]

PCHC Creates Community Service Award; Rev. Mark Doty, Mark Woodward Honored

BANGOR, Maine, Oct. 7— In honor of two board members who truly exemplified the spirit of service—and whose life work benefited the community in permanent ways—Penobscot Community Health Care has created an annual award that will bear their names. The Doty-Woodward Community Service award will honor Rev. Mark Doty and Mark Woodward, now both retired, […]

PCHC to Announce 2020 Employees of the Year During Spirit Week

Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, and running through to Friday, Sept. 25, PCHC will begin announcing its 2020 Employees of the year. Each day the organization will release six members of the 25-member group, which will culminate in the announcement of the organization-wide employees of the year to cap the week. Please check back each day […]

FLU VACCINES EVEN MORE IMPORTANT THIS YEAR

BANGOR, Maine, Sept. 21—Widespread inoculation against the flu is even more crucial this year, according to Penobscot Community Health Care.  The health center, which serves 65,000 Mainers from Belfast to Jackman and in the Greater Bangor area, has this year’s flu vaccine available and is already dispensing it to patients. As Maine and the nation […]