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Maine Medical Center Statement on Farmington Explosion

September 16, 2019

Maine Medical Center is anticipating the transfer of several patients from the Farmington incident to our Emergency Department. We have trauma teams on standby and have the resources and medical expertise needed to treat these patients. We have no further information to release at this time, and will provide updates as they become available.

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Maine Medical Center (MMC), recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report for 2019-2020, is a complete health care resource for the people of Greater Portland and the entire state, as well as northern New England. Incorporated in 1868, MMC is the state’s largest medical center, licensed for 637 beds and employing more than 9,600 people. MMC's unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including an active educational program and a world-class biomedical research center. As a nonprofit institution, Maine Medical Center provides nearly 23 percent of all the charity care delivered in Maine. MMC is part of the MaineHealth system, a growing family of health care services in northern New England. For more information, visit


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