Share the Love with Quirk Subaru and Hope House

The Subaru Share the Love event is back!!  Now through January 2, 2019, Quirk Subaru, Hogan Road, Bangor will donate $300 for each new Subaru sold to PCHC’s Hope House Health and Living Center.  Hope House is proud to again be Quirk Subaru’s hometown charity as part of the 2018-2019 Share the Love Campaign. Last… Read more »

This Wednesday – R(a)pelling Stigma – PCHC Goes Over the Edge for Recovery!

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) has partnered with Over the Edge to bring a brand new event to Bangor this Wednesday. R(a)pelling Stigma is an adventure fundraiser featuring an exciting opportunity for members of the public to rappel down the Cross Insurance Center on Main Street and help r(a)pell stigma around substance use disorder! All… Read more »

PCHC Names 2018 Clinical & Non-Clinical Employees of the Year

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that Wuanita Elkins, Patient Service Representative at Capehart Community Health Center, and Danielle Reardon, MHRT, Clubhouse Unit Coordinator at Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse, were named PCHC’s 2018 Non-Clinical and Clinical Employees of the Year! Employees of the Year at PCHC are chosen for embodying the finest spirit,… Read more »

R(a)pelling Stigma: PCHC Goes Over the Edge for Recovery

Adventure Fundraising Event to Be Held October 17 at Bangor’s Cross Insurance Center Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) has partnered with Over the Edge to bring a brand new event to Bangor this October. R(a)pelling Stigma is an adventure fundraiser featuring an exciting opportunity for members of the public to rappel down the Cross Insurance… Read more »

PCHC to Open State-of-the-Art Infusion Center

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is proud to announce plans for a forthcoming opening of a state of the art infusion center at Penobscot Community Health Center, 1012 Union Street, Bangor. The infusion therapy center is expected to be open to everyone in the community, not just existing PCHC patients, by July 23, 2018. PCHC’s… Read more »

Jeffrey Walton, DPT, Physical Therapist, Joins Helen Hunt Health Center

Old Town, Maine – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Walton, DPT, Physical Therapist, has joined the providers and staff at Helen Hunt Health Center at 242 Brunswick Street, Old Town.  Dr. Walton’s specialty practice centers on all aspects of high-quality physical therapy and involves treatment to improve mobility and… Read more »

Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund Awards $10,000 to Jackman Community Health Center

Jackman, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund recently awarded a $10,000 grant to help fund building renovations and improvements at Jackman Community Health Center.  Jackman Community Health Center is located at 376 Main Street, Jackman, and is staffed by Patricia Doyle, MD. Lori Dwyer, Esq., President… Read more »

PCHC Receives Maine Cancer Foundation Grant Award

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce a two-year grant award received from the Maine Cancer Foundation in the amount of $100,000 to support efforts to improve colorectal screening rates. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of new cancer cases and cancer-related death in Maine. Screening is vital to prevention and successful… Read more »

Libra Foundation Supports PCHC’s Brewer School Based Health Centers

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that the Libra Foundation Fund recently awarded a $10,000 grant in support of PCHC’s Brewer School Based Health Centers. With clinics at the Brewer Community School and Brewer High School, PCHC provides more than 1700 students access to medical, dental, and mental health services. Lori Dwyer,… Read more »

PCHC Publishes 2017 Annual Report; Hosts 20th Annual Meeting

PCHC is pleased to make our Annual Report available to our patients, friends, and stakeholders. This report documents our success in 2017 and highlights PCHC’s integrated model of primary care behind every patient. Through our integrated care model, our hope and our mission is that each patient will be met where they are, will be… Read more »

PCHC Earns “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” Designation

PCHC joins only 418 healthcare providers nationwide to earn the “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) has been recognized for the eighth year in a row as a “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 11th edition of the Healthcare Equality… Read more »

PCHC to Prescribe Narcan to Any Mainer Who Requests It

Noah Nesin, MD announces new program Bangor, Maine — Noah Nesin, MD, Vice President of Medical Affairs, announced that Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) will provide a prescription for Narcan for any person in Maine who requests it, at the pharmacy of their choice. Narcan, the brand name for Naloxone, is a safe, highly effective… Read more »

Reaffirming our Values – Comments on the news from Jackman

PCHC believes in inclusion, dignity, and the fundamental importance of everyone we serve and we want to reaffirm our values and commitment to the Jackman community and Jackman Community Health Center.  Here is a message PCHC President and CEO, Lori Dwyer, Esq., shared with PCHC employees regarding the recent news around the racist, xenophobic, and… Read more »

In Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

President & CEO Lori Dwyer shared the following message with PCHC staff today: Good afternoon! I want to take just a minute to mark Martin Luther King Day by thanking you for your services to the most vulnerable among us, for your commitment to equality, kindness and compassion, and for your love of each other,… Read more »

Homeless Vigil Planned for December 22nd

PCHC’s Hope House Health & Living Center, in collaboration with the Hammond Street Congregational Church and the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter, will sponsor a Homeless Vigil at Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High Street, Bangor on Friday, December 22nd at 6pm. A few members of our local community will speak and share stories of and… Read more »

Skowhegan Savings Bank Foundation Awards $25,000 for Renovations at Jackman Community Health Center

We are pleased to announce that the Skowhegan Savings Bank Charitable Foundation recently awarded PCHC a $25,000 grant to support renovations to the Jackman Community Health Center facility at 376 Main Street, Jackman. The funding will support overall building upgrades, including utility and energy efficiency improvements. “We are grateful for the support of the Skowhegan… Read more »

Taryn Pineo, DPT, Physical Therapist, Joins Brewer Medical Center

We are pleased to announce that Taryn Pineo, DPT, Physical Therapist, has joined the providers and staff at Brewer Medical Center, 735 Wilson Street, Brewer. Dr. Pineo’s specialty practice centers on all aspects of high-quality physical therapy and involves treatment to improve mobility and function, and help reduce pain. Dr. Pineo received both her undergraduate degree… Read more »

James Cash, DC, Chiropractor, Joins Helen Hunt Health Center

We are pleased to announce that James Cash, DC, Chiropractor, has joined the clinicians and staff of Helen Hunt Health Center, 242 Brunswick Street, Old Town. Dr. Cash’s specialty practice centers on all aspects of high-quality chiropractic care, which involves a variety of treatment approaches and adjustments to the spine and other areas of the… Read more »

PCHC Recognized for Outstanding Patient Care in Hypertension and Diabetes

PCHC has received The Guideline Advantage™ Hypertension Control and Diabetes Management Achievement Award for attaining specific quality improvement metrics supported by American Heart Association Hypertension Guidelines and American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. The Guideline Advantage is a quality improvement program in collaboration with American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, and American… Read more »

Kelley Strout, PhD, RN, Joins PCHC Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that Kelley Strout, PhD, RN, has joined our Board of Directors. Dr. Strout is Assistant Professor at the University of Maine, School of Nursing where she is actively involved in the health needs of the greater Bangor community and coordinates all clinical placements for community and public health at UMaine School… Read more »