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Community Health and Wellness

Pen Bay Community Health & Wellness is dedicated to informing and empowering our colleagues, community members and area businesses to improve their health and wellness by providing health information, education and resources. We offer health education classes, screenings, events and outreach programs to help you stay well, learn about your health and manage your health conditions.

Journey to Health

Community Health & Wellness offers a wide variety of health and wellness classes. Visit the full listing on our calendar of events.

 

Pen Bay Medical Center and MaineHealth have a long-standing commitment to the health and well-being of our community and the people we serve. In keeping with that mission, MaineHealth and its member organizations offer a wide range of community programs and services free of charge. Each year the Community Benefit Report is published to share the compelling stories about the people and families whose lives are touched by the MaineHealth community, and the dedicated staff who provide that care.

 
 

Report on the Health Status of Knox County Communities

In support of the MaineHealth vision of “working together so our communities are the healthiest in America,” Pen Bay Medical Center has released the 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment. The report on the health of Knox County residents identifies key health challenges and shares a vision for promoting wellness and improving care.

The 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment has:

  • Data on the health status of Knox County
  • Three-year action plan by Pen Bay Medical Center for making improvements

The report is available to all local organizations and community members to help coordinate community health improvement and address needs.

Visit the MaineHealth Community Health Needs Assessment page to see Pen Bay Medical Center’s report.

If you have questions about the report, or about getting involved with activities, please email CHNA@mainehealth.org. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

 

Contact us

We're happy to answer questions or sign you up for a class over the phone. Please call us at 207-301-3950 or email with questions. 

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Let's Go! Annual Report

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Let's Go!

The Let's Go! childhood obesity prevention program has been implemented across the MaineHealth system to help increase healthy eating and physical activity.

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