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MaineHealth reminds community: ED, Walk-In Centers and Clinics do not perform confirmatory COVID-19 tests
Community members who test positive for COVID-19 with at-home tests should follow CDC guidelines for isolation and should not come to the emergency department, urgent care or walk-in clinics for confirmatory testing.
MaineHealth opens high-volume vaccination clinic in Portland
Appointments are available this week from Wednesday-Friday at 110 Free Street in Portland.
MaineHealth Innovation Announces First Recipients of its $100,000 Bonfire Fund
Two groups of MaineHealth care team members will split the inaugural fund to advance their innovations: A robotic clot retriever and a portable negative pressure isolation tent
MaineHealth Providers Stretched to the Limit by Surging COVID-19 Hospitalizations
As the Delta variant spreads through the ranks of the unvaccinated, the region’s largest health care system says its hospitals are full, and patients can expect long waits for inpatient care and even clinic-based services.
230 Sites Recognized in York County by Let’s Go! for Helping Kids Make Healthy Choices
230 early care & education programs, schools, out-of-school programs, school cafeterias and health care practices in York County have been recognized by Let’s Go!, a national childhood obesity prevention program, for creating environments that support healthy lifestyle choices.
MaineHealth signals capacity challenges for health care system likely to continue in the months ahead
Long term trends in the labor market and a surge in demand are making it hard for health care organizations to meet a growing demand for care.
27th Annual SMHC Golf Tournament Raises over $130,000 for Bariatrics Program
Our community of golfers and businesses, both small and large, came together this year in a spectacular way to support the da Vinci surgical robot and its use in our Bariatrics program.
Pink on the Links Fundraiser Raises over $16,000 for SMHC Center for Breast Care
The morning of July 16, over 140 enthusiastic female golfers arrived at the Biddeford-Saco Country Club for the 25th Annual Pink on the Links Golf Tournament.
MaineHealth to Require Care Team COVID-19 Vaccinations as Condition of Employment
As MaineHealth seeks to limit the spread of COVID-19, vaccination will be a requirement for employment, with very few exceptions, as of Oct. 1, 2021.
MaineHealth makes significant workforce investment, raising wages for its care team members starting Aug. 8
In addition to a base wage increase for nearly all employees, the minimum pay rate across the health system will rise from $14 to $17 an hour, and market adjustments will be made for hard-to-fill roles.