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Belfast and Rockport COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Announced
As part of the historic nationwide effort to inoculate millions of people against COVID-19, MaineHealth, which includes Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital, will open the area’s first COVID-19 vaccination clinics for the general public on January 27.
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 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.
Four MaineHealth Hospitals Earn 2020 Leapfrog Top Rural Hospital Award
The national award recognizes LincolnHealth, Pen Bay Medical Center, Waldo County General Hospital and Stephens Memorial Hospital for outstanding quality and safety.

New Visitor Rules at Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital
This policy is an update to the visitor restrictions imposed on Friday, March 20, 2020 and updated on June 16, July 20 and again on November 18. This latest update will take effect on December 4, 2020 and shall remain in effect until further notice.
MaineHealth Local Hospital Systems Recognized for Tobacco-Free Achievements
Twelve hospitals and affiliates celebrated for leadership through annual Gold Star Standards of Excellence program.

Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Earn Gold Star Tobacco-Free Awards
Pen Bay Medical Center (PBMC) and Waldo County General Hospital (WCGH) have earned top honors for prohibiting smoking and tobacco use on campus and addressing patient tobacco use, and two WCGH care team members received individual honors for supporting these efforts.
Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Adopt New Visitation Restrictions in Response to Local COVID-19 Surge
The updated rules are effective November 18 for PBMC and WCGH locations, medical practices and rural health centers. They are intended to safeguard patients, visitors and care team members during the coronavirus outbreak.
Forensic Nurses Week – November 9-13
Unfortunately, sexual assault and domestic violence happens. When it does, a core group of specially-trained forensic nurses at LincolnHealth, Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital stands ready to offer compassionate, non-judgmental care.
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.

Accessing Patient Information

Maine law and federal privacy regulations place constraints on the way in which patient information may be released. Waldo County General Hospital, and all of its entities, intends to comply with all applicable laws.