Health

  • Dental clinic to return to Machias

    Dental clinic to return to Machias

    MACHIAS — Anyone having trouble accessing dental care is invited to the 12th annual Dental Outreach Clinic in Machias the week of April 8 at the Lee Pellon Event Center, 90 Main St., Machias. This event, which is not meant to replace regular dental care, is open April 8-13 but closed on April 11. Children

  • Hospice Volunteers training scheduled

    ELLSWORTH — Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County is offering a new training class for those interested in becoming hospice patient care volunteers. The training will begin in late April and conclude in June, with dates and times for the training sessions to be scheduled around the availability of prospective volunteers. Patient care volunteers provide non-medical

  • Spring clean your eating

    ELLSWORTH – Want to refresh your diet and learn new tips and tricks for healthy eating? Join the Ellsworth Public Library on Wednesdays in April for a fun, interactive workshop taught by a trained nutrition educator. “10 Tips Nutrition Education: Choose MyPlate” is a free four-week series offering strategies to improve food choices, recipe demonstrations

  • Healthy Peninsula receives $75K grant

    BLUE HILL — Healthy Peninsula has received a $75,000 grant from the Maine Health Access Foundation as one of four Rural Health Transformation Grants. The funds are designed to support programs that promote access to a broad variety of non-traditional health services, including social service supports. Healthy Peninsula’s grant will support the Age-Friendly Coastal Communities

  • Annual Chefs’ Gala scheduled for April 27

    Annual Chefs’ Gala scheduled for April 27

    ELLSWORTH — Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital has announced “block party” as the theme of the 26th annual Chefs’ Gala, which is being sponsored by Camden National Bank. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, from 5:30 to 11 p.m. at the Ramada in Ellsworth. Tickets are $125, $80 of which is tax-deductible. Gourmet,

  • January and February births at Northern Light Maine Coast

    January and February births at Northern Light Maine Coast

    At Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital in Ellsworth   To Alice McDermott and Ronald Lyons of Waltham, a son, Levi James, Jan. 1. To Nicole and Victor Chan of Lamoine, a daughter, Jocelyn Eliana, Jan. 7. To Chelsea Arinder and George Corbin, a daughter, Delaney Joyce, Jan. 7. To Brandi and Jonathan Hutchinson of Deer

  • Cooking demo at Wright Center

    ELLSWORTH — Chef Cas Dowden will visit the kitchen at the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center on Wednesday, March 13, to share recipes utilizing fresh herbs. Dowden will be highlighting the use of herbs in food preparation. She will be sharing and preparing recipes for a variety of pesto sauces, a main dish and

  • Hospital hosting training sessions

    ELLSWORTH — Interested in accessing your Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital medical records online? Need to check your lab results after hours? Patient portal workshops will be offered on Tuesday, March 12, at the Southwest Harbor Public Library and Thursday, March 14, at the hospital in the computer training room. Both sessions will run from

  • Opioid overdose reversal training scheduled March 5

    ELLSWORTH — Healthy Acadia, Health Equity Alliance, and the UMA Ellsworth Center Student Association will offer a free Naloxone overdose reversal training on Tuesday, March 5. The training will run from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and will take place at the UMA Ellsworth Center, 248 State St., Suite 1 in Ellsworth. Participants will learn how