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Media inquiries regarding Franklin Community Health Network and our affiliates should be directed to Jill Gray in the marketing and communications department at 207-779-2555 or by email to jgray@fchn.org.

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Red Pines to be Harvested on Hospital Campus
Their health is in a state of decline and pose a safety issue
New Executive Leader Appointed at Franklin Community Health Network
Barbara Sergio, a senior director of quality and safety has been named chief operating officer.
Winter Windfall Raffle Tickets on Sale
Proceeds from the raffle will benefit Healthy Community Coalition
MaineHealth Administers First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Front-line Caregivers
Hours after the arrival of the Pfizer vaccine at its hospitals, MaineHealth began inoculating team members who provide direct care to patients infected with the novel coronavirus.
MaineHealth Hospitals Earn a Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of ‘A’
All five MaineHealth hospitals eligible for a grade from Leapfrog received the highest safety score offered.
MaineHealth Establishes Plan for Inoculating Front-line Care Givers Following State Plan for Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines
The health system expects to be able to vaccinate all its front-line care team members following the delivery of a second allotment that is expected to include both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
Franklin Memorial Hospital safety survey finds no deficiencies in infection prevention
Nineteen hospital care team members have tested positive for the coronavirus. The positive cases are not thought to pose a significant risk to patients as hospital staff has been consistent in the use of protective equipment shown to minimize transmission.
MaineHealth Local Hospital Systems Recognized for Tobacco-Free Achievements
Twelve hospitals and affiliates celebrated for leadership through annual Gold Star Standards of Excellence program.

Franklin Memorial Hospital Earns National Recognition for Safety in Surgery
Franklin Memorial Hospital announced today that it has earned the Go Clear Award™ for eliminating hazardous smoke from its surgical procedures.
MaineHealth’s Access to Care team connects Mainers with coverage during 2021 Open Enrollment
MaineHealth’s Access to Care team is prepared to assist and educate Mainers in shopping for health insurance plans during the Open Enrollment period, which runs November 1 through December 15.

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