Posts Categorized: News

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 »

Coronavirus Disease Information

About Coronavirus (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 preparing for COVID-19? We are committed to following the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s precautions and screening guidelines and the Maine CDC. You can see all their… Read more »

Penobscot Community Health Care Says It’s Not Too Late to Protect Against Influenza with a Flu Shot

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 »

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).

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Open Enrollment Ends Sunday

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 »

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… Read more »

PCHC Announces 2019 Employee of the Year!

We are thrilled to present the 2019 Employees of the Year! This group of employees are being acknowledged for their outstanding commitment to PCHC’s Mission, Vision, and Values. Through their work, they go above and beyond to serve our patients and support the success of the organization. Please join me in congratulating our colleagues! Overall… Read more »

Winter Weather Delay Tuesday, December 3

For the safety of our patients and employees, ALL PCHC LOCATIONS (except Jackman) WILL OPEN AT NOON Tuesday December 3 for Patient Care Weather Permitting FOR DETAILS & UPDATES, PLEASE VISIT WWW.PCHC.COM/SERVICES/CLOSURES Note – this notice does NOT apply to Jackman Community Health Center. Jackman regular hours 8 a.m – 5 p.m.

PCHC Winter Weather DELAY Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Updated 12/02/19 PCHC Winter Weather DELAY Tuesday, December 3, 2019 For the safety of our patients and employees, ALL PCHC LOCATIONS (except Jackman) WILL OPEN AT NOON Tuesday, December 3 for Patient Care Weather Permitting FOR DETAILS & UPDATES, PLEASE VISIT WWW.PCHC.COM/SERVICES/CLOSURES Note – this notice does NOT apply to Jackman Community Health Center. Jackman …

Telephone service interruption resolved!

After experiencing interruption in our telephone service at some PCHC  locations this morning, we are pleased to say that our service has been restored.  Thank you!

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… Read more »