Posts Categorized: News

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 »

Ways you can help during the COVID-19 pandemic – Donate Personal Protective Equipment and Cloth Masks

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 »

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 »

Coronavirus Disease Information

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 »

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 »