Posts By: christopherhill

Pediatrics Center Cleaned and Employees Isolating After Positive COVID Tests

After three employees at its Pediatrics Center tested positive for COVID-19, Penobscot Community Healthcare is conducting careful contact tracing within the organization and among patients who may have been exposed while visiting their provider, PCHC officials said Friday. All those thought to have been exposed have been notified. The community health center has encouraged those… Read more »

Seaport Community Health Center to Close On Dec. 17 for EMR Training

Your providers at Seaport Community Health Center are committed to providing you access to the high quality, affordable healthcare you deserve. One of the keystones of that excellent care is our electronic medical record system (EMR), which tracks your office visits, medications and prescriptions, diagnoses, and other vitally important data about your health. Last month,… Read more »

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… Read more »

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,… Read more »

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 »


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 »

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 »

Coronavirus Disease Information

Please click on the buttons below to get information on the COVID-19 vaccine supply and distribution, as well as resources to help keep you safe from COVID-19. 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… Read more »

Maine Voices Column: Vaccinations and Public Health

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 »

Seaport Walk-In Care Early Closure Notice

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).