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 »
(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 »
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 »
Ways you can help during the COVID-19 pandemic – Donate Personal Protective Equipment and Cloth Masks There is a nation-wide shortage of personal protective equipment for health care teams, and we would gratefully accept any donation of the following items: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Surgical Masks N95 masks Gowns of any size Gloves (no… Read more »
For the safety of our patients and employees, ALL PCHC LOCATIONS are closed today, Friday April 10, 2020. FOR DETAILS & UPDATES, PLEASE VISIT WWW.PCHC.COM/SERVICES/CLOSURES.
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 »
PCHC Walk-in-Care Locations are open for all patients 7am – 7pm at Brewer Medical Center, Helen Hunt Health Center, Penobscot Community Health Center and Penobscot Pediatrics.
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 »
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 visit the PCHC… Read more »
BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maine, is reminding Mainers that it is not too late to get a vaccine for influenza. The reminder comes as the nation and the world are talking about the potential spreading of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and PCHC officials caution that a flu… Read more »
Christopher Pezzullo, DO Pediatrician, Harry E Davis Pediatric Center, Portland, ME Director, Maine Primary Care Association Patient Safety Organization Clinical Director, Maine Primary Care Association, Augusta, ME 73 Winthrop St., Augusta, ME. 04330 | 207-707-4545 Over the years, vaccines have prevented countless cases of disease and disability, and have saved millions of lives. Polio, which… Read more »
Jackman Health Center will be closing at 11 a.m., due to hazardous winter weather. For all emergencies and acute care in our Jackman community, please call 911. Normal business hours will resume, tomorrow, Friday Feb. 27, at 8 a.m.
Seaport Walk-In Care will be closed the rest of today (2/26) but will be resume normal operations on Thursday, 2/27 at 7 a.m. For any questions or concerns please contact Krystle Bowden (207) 338-6900 (ext 1988).
BANGOR – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maine, is ready to open its new space for speech and audiology services and community meetings. The first floor of the facility located at 6 Telcom Drive in Bangor opened on Monday, Jan. 27, and will be the new home of… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
BANGOR – Maine Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Deputy Commissioner Sara Gagne-Holmes joined officials from Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) and health care advocates to remind Mainers to sign up for coverage before open enrollment ends Sunday. That means the window of opportunity for individuals to sign up for health insurance or make… Read more »
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… Read more »