Press Releases

Maine Primary Care Association and Penobscot Community Health Care Launch Pilot Program to Combat Opioid Epidemic in Maine

BANGOR, Maine, Nov. 10—An innovative program expanding low-barrier treatment for opiate use disorder—potentially serving thousands of people across Maine—launches this month at six of the state’s community health centers. This pilot project—training community-based providers to build and maintain medically assisted treatment clinics—will increase access to this critically needed treatment in areas most affected by the […]

Grant from New Balance to Support WOW Clinic

 A generous grant from the New Balance Foundation will support the work of Maine’s premier childhood obesity program right here PCHC.  The $100,000 grant awarded in August, will fund the WOW 4 Wellness clinic that helps kids and families throughout Maine. “This truly generous grant allows us to continue to help young people who have […]

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 […]

PCHC Opens New Adult Wellness Center

(Bangor, ME) – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) announced today the opening of its Adult Wellness Center. The newest PCHC clinic is located at 1068 Union Street, the former home of Penobscot Pediatrics.  Planning for the new practice has been several years in the making. According to Lori Dwyer, PCHC’s Chief Executive Officer, the organization […]

Penobscot Pediatrics Recognized by Let’s Go! for Helping Kids Make Healthy Choices

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maine, has announced that Penobscot Pediatrics has received the Site of Distinction Award from Let’s Go! The Site of Distinction award is given to health care practices for encouraging patients to make healthy choices every day by following the program’s evidence-based […]

PCHC Receives Grant to Battle Substance Use Disorder

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maine, has been awarded a grant by the United Way of Eastern Maine for efforts to prevent, treat, and support recovery from Substance Use Disorder. The grant was awarded specifically to PCHC’s Hope House Health and Living Center’s homeless shelter in […]

PCHC Receives Grant for Dental Hygiene Therapist

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maine, has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation. The grant will be used to pilot a Dental Hygiene Therapist at the PCHC Dental Center. Dental Hygiene Therapists are similar to what Physician Assistants are to a […]

Penobscot Community Health Care Celebrates New Peds Center

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is celebrating the official opening of its new home for Penobscot Pediatrics. The new facility is located at 6 Telecom Drive in Bangor, space most recently occupied by the former Verizon call center. Penobscot Pediatrics’ new location will open its doors to patients on Monday, Nov. 4 at […]