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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging RFP for PCHC

RFP Diversity Inclusion Belonging RFP Attachment 2 RFP Attachment 3 Penobscot Community Health Center, Inc. (“PCHC”) requests proposals from entities who are in the business of offering workforce assessment, training, and educational services in the areas of diversity, inclusion, and belonging as further described in this RFP. PCHC is a nonprofit, Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation… Read more »

RFP for Coding & Billing Compliance Auditing Services Announced – Extended Deadline 7/31

Penobscot Community Health Care request proposals from entities who are in the business of offering coding & billing compliance auditing services as described in the Request for Proposal (RFP). Only Bidders with experience in conducting coding and billing compliance audits for FQHCs may respond to this RFP. Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 PM EST, July 31,… Read more »

PCHC Independence Day Weekend Holiday Hours

All of us at PCHC want to wish you a happy and safe Fourth of July holiday. Remember to practice safe social distancing and wear a mask when out in public. Participating PCHC locations will be open for normal business hours with most walk-In care facilities and pharmacies open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on… Read more »

RFP for Coding & Billing Compliance Auditing Services Announced – Deadline 7/24/20

Penobscot Community Health Care request proposals from entities who are in the business of offering coding & billing compliance auditing services as described in the Request for Proposal (RFP).   Only Bidders with experience in conducting coding and billing compliance audits for FQHCs may respond to this RFP. Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 PM EST,… Read more »

PCHC Receives United Way Grants to Help Protect Workers, Patients with PPE and Telehealth

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maine, has been awarded three grants from the United Way of Eastern Maine (UWEM) for COVID-19 related reasons. $2,500 has been awarded for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at PCHC practices, and $7,500 for phone cards/phone plans for low-income individuals to take… Read more »

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… Read more »

Seaport Community Health Center Patient Portal Easy Access

Patients of the Seaport Community Health Center in Belfast may have noticed some online changes recently. For easy access to the Seaport Community Health Center Patient Portal, or for information about the clinic including hours, phone number, and location, visit seaport.pchc.com. Bookmark this location to find it quickly, or visit pchc.com and click on the… Read more »

If Winter Weather disrupts any telehealth appointments, don’t worry. We will be in touch.

  Sometimes weather can cause internet connectivity to be unstable.  With the increase in telehealth appointments, this could be a bit frustrating!  While we can’t predict what Mother Nature has in mind, we want all our patients to know that if the predicted April snow disrupts any internet service or interferes with your scheduled telehealth appointment,… Read more »

Penobscot Community Health Care Temporarily Curtailing All Non-Emergency Visits

BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) has announced that, effective March 20, it began curtailing most face-to-face, non-emergency visits and instead seeing patients via telemedicine or through the telephone to the maximum extent possible, based on CDC guidance. All PCHC walk-in care sites will remain open. Telemedicine services are being phased in with all… Read more »