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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 […]

PCHC Infusion Center Celebrates 2-years and Millions in Savings for Patients

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest federally qualified health center in Maine, is celebrating the second anniversary of its state-of-the-art Infusion Center. The Infusion Center, which opened its doors in the summer of 2018, offers low-cost non-oncology infusions in an outpatient setting.  In just two years of operation, the PCHC Infusion Center has generated […]

Community Health Center to Manage Shelter Services at Hotel

BANGOR, Maine, Sept. 9— In an extension of the services it offers at Hope House, a low-barrier shelter for people experiencing homelessness, Penobscot Community Health Care has consolidated its response to the pandemic and will now manage and offer shelter services and support at the Ramada Inn on Odlin Road. In an arrangement with the […]

PCHC Labor Day Hours

All PCHC locations and offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day, on Sept. 7, 2020. Patients seeking medical attention will still be able to visit all of our walk-in care locations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Likewise, PCHC pharmacy locations will also be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Look below […]

Penobscot Community Health Care Recognized as Leader in Health Care Equality

BANGOR, Maine, Aug. 31, 2020 – Penobscot Community Healthcare, historically committed to providing broad access to quality healthcare, has been named an “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. PCHC is one of only two organizations in Maine and 495 nationwide to receive the honor in a survey released Monday. A […]

PCHC Celebrates National Health Center Week 2020

The 2020 National Health Center Week is scheduled for August 9 to August 15. Throughout the week PCHC will post information about our services and will celebrate the patients and staff that make our health center so special. Be sure to check back throughout the week to stay up to date on our National Health […]