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Franklin Community Health Network Offering Vaccines at the Farmington Fair
A new fixture at Maine’s agricultural fairs alongside the harness racing, farm animals and food are COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
UMF walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic taking place Saturday, September 18
Individuals ages 18+ are eligible to get one of two types of vaccine.
Healthy Community Coalition Awarded $1 Million to Increase COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts
Project’s service area includes Franklin County, Androscoggin County, Oxford County, and bordering towns in Kennebec and Somerset counties
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.
Annual Health Care Golf Classic Benefits Two Organizations
Franklin Community Health Network’s annual Health Care Golf Classic was held July 12 at the Sugarloaf Golf Club netting approximately $17,500 in proceeds to benefit the Healthy Community Coalition (HCC) of Greater Franklin County and the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center.
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.
Ross Isacke, DO, Joins Franklin Community Health Network as New Chief Medical Officer
Franklin Community Health Network (FCHN), a member of MaineHealth, is pleased to announce that Ross Isacke, DO, will join the organization as chief medical officer (CMO), beginning September 7.
Franklin COVID-19 Testing Site Changes
Reflects progress in getting people vaccinated, reducing the spread of the virus, and getting back to normal.
Annual Health Care Golf Classic Taking Place on July 12
Franklin Memorial Hospital’s (FMH) annual Health Care Golf Classic at the Sugarloaf Golf Club is taking place July 12.
Healthy Community Coalition receives $800,000 Federal Grant to Improve Health Outcomes
Focus will be on supporting underserved, isolated and vulnerable populations.

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