PCHC & Bangor Housing to Host March 4th Insurance Marketplace Event

PCHC and Bangor Housing are hosting a “Get Covered” event at 6pm on Tuesday, March 4th, at the Bangor Housing Community Center to help the public use the Federal Marketplace to get health insurance and avoid penalties at tax time. The session will give attendees real information and tools to get affordable health coverage.  Parents… Read more »

Seaport Community Health Center Expands Hours

Seaport Community Health Center, located at 41 Wight Street in Belfast, has expanded its regular office hours to 7 AM to 8 PM (Monday-Friday) and 8 AM to 1 PM (Saturday).  It also has an after-hours call system providing patient access by phone 365 days of the year. For all inquiries, or to become a… Read more »

New Phone Number at Penobscot Community Health Center on Union Street

In an effort to improve response times and to help make our phone system more patient-friendly, we are working to establish phone numbers that go direct to the practice/department dialed rather than patients having to select the location from a menu when they call. This change is happening first at Penobscot Community Health Center (our… Read more »

Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse Members Receive Food Safety Training

PCHC is pleased to announce that 12 members and two staff of Unlimited Solutions Clubhouse participated in a two week training at Husson University, made possible through a grant from Maine Community Foundation.  The course focused on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Training through the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute and the WelcomeME… Read more »

Eastern Maine AIDS Network (EMAN) is Moving to Summer Street

Eastern Maine AIDS Network (EMAN) is moving to 34 Summer Street, Bangor, and will open for services at its new location on February 17th.  No interruptions to client services are anticipated at this time. The move will allow EMAN to focus its scarce resources on client services and places them at a convenient location in… Read more »

National Wear Red Day at PCHC

PCHC wore red today, on National Wear Red Day, to raise awareness of heart disease – the leading cause of death for both men and women. Check out the photos around our practices below:

Jackman Region Health Center Clinic To Join PCHC

The primary care practice at Jackman Region Health Center, located at 376 Main Street, Jackman, is joining the PCHC family on February 28th and will become Jackman Community Health Center.  The providers the community knows and loves, Patricia Doyle, MD, and Anya Babiarz, PA-C, will continue to provide the same great care patients have come… Read more »

Peter Millard, MD, PhD, joins Seaport Community Health Center

Peter Millard, MD, PhD, has joined the staff of PCHC’s Seaport Community Health Center, 41 Wight Street, Belfast.  Dr. Millard’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, and health care maintenance. Dr. Millard received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and his Medical Degree from the University of… Read more »

Learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplace & Coverage Options

Bangor, Maine – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is hosting free educational sessions on the Health Insurance Marketplace in Bangor, Brewer, and Old Town. Certified Application Counselors are available to help you apply for health insurance through the federal Marketplace. From January 27 until the end of the open enrollment period on March 31, you… Read more »

Health Insurance Marketplace

Lisa Bergmark, PA-C, Joins PCHC’s Brewer Medical Center

PCHC is pleased to announce that Lisa Bergmark, PA-C, has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Brewer Medical Center, 735 Wilson Street, Brewer to provide Walk-In Care Services.  Ms. Bergmark’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality acute medical care and treatment for all ages.  Robert Allen, MD, PCHC’s Executive Medical Director, states, “Lisa has 3… Read more »

Capehart Community Health Center Helps Capehart Community

For the past three years, PCHC’s Capehart Community Health Center located at 86 Davis Road has been helping members of their community through the generosity and support of the Downeast Toyota/Scion Wellness Center and Food and Medicine, both of Brewer.  During this holiday season, the Downeast Toyota/Scion Wellness Center will be making Christmas magical for… Read more »

Longest Night Homeless Vigil Planned for December 21st

PCHC’s Hope House Homeless Shelter in collaboration with the Hammond Street Congregational Church and the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter will sponsor the Homeless Vigil at Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High Street, Bangor on Saturday, December 21st.  Please join us in remembering those who passed away in homelessness this year. Date:   Saturday, December 21st Time:  … Read more »

Insurance Marketplace Events in Bangor, Brewer, & Old Town

PCHC is hosting free educational sessions on the Health Insurance Marketplace in Bangor, Brewer, and Old Town over the next two weeks.  The events are open to the public and intended to provide more information about the marketplace and coverage options, as well as assist those interested with the enrollment process.  Trained representatives from PCHC… Read more »

PCHC Recognized as a National Model of Innovative Primary Care Practice

Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is among 30 clinics nationwide selected as an Exemplar Primary Care Practice by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Group Health Research Institute, who have teamed up on a new initiative to identify practice innovations that make primary care more efficient, effective, and satisfying to patients and providers. The Primary… Read more »

Insurance Marketplace Outreach to UMaine Students

PCHC’s Community HealthCorps Members will be on-hand at the University of Maine’s Memorial Union in Orono, on Wednesday, December 4th from 10am-2pm to educate students on the importance of health insurance for young people. Community HealthCorps members, part of the AmeriCorps Program, will be available to answer questions and assist with enrollment. Event Information What:… Read more »

PCHC to Host Tree-Lighting at Helen Hunt Health Center

 Penobscot Community Health Care welcomes you to join us for our annual tree lighting at Helen Hunt Health Center, to include the singing of festive holiday favorites, warm refreshments, and a visit from a special guest – Santa, on Monday, December 2, 4:30 pm, in front of the health center, at 242 Brunswick Street, Old… Read more »

Jackman Region Health Center Clinic to Join PCHC

PCHC is pleased to announce that the primary care practice, Jackman Region Health Center, located at 376 Main Street, Jackman, will be joining the PCHC family, Maine’s largest, and only Joint Commission Accredited Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).  PCHC received grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support the New… Read more »

CARDINAL HEALTH FOUNDATION GRANTS PCHC $31,455 TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY AT THE POINT-OF-CARE

PCHC announced that it has received $31,455 in grant funding from the Cardinal Health Foundation to improve medication safety for patients with heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Specifically, Penobscot Community Health Care will use funding from the Cardinal Health Foundation to enable a Pharmacy Resident to assess medications, self-care ability, and barriers… Read more »

Susan Hoovler, FNP-C, Joins Capehart Community Health Center

Susan Hoovler, MSN, FNP-C, Family Nurse Practitioner, has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Capehart Community Health Center, 86 Davis Road, Bangor, as Clinical Leader for that practice.  Ms. Hoovler’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, minor office procedures, women’s health, and health care maintenance.  Ms. Hoovler… Read more »

2013 Senior Expo Planned for November 12th

Please join Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) and Eastern Area Agency on Aging for the 2013 Senior Expo on Tuesday, November 12th, 9am-1pm at the Brewer Auditorium, 318 Wilson Street, Brewer.   The event is sponsored in part by Walgreens and will focus on senior health and safety.   Health screenings, flu shots, and falls risk assessments will… Read more »

PCHC Hosting Health Insurance Marketplace Education Session

Please join PCHC for a free educational session on the Health Insurance Marketplace at Brewer Medical Center, 735 Wilson Street, Brewer, on Thursday, November 7, 5:30-7:30pm. The event is open to the public and is intended to provide more information about the marketplace and coverage options, as well as assist those interested with the enrollment… Read more »