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08
Dec

Healthy Acadia Offers Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0

 Healthy Acadia is excited to offer Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 programming and resources for communities in Hancock and Washington counties. Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program developed in 2006 by the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center and implemented in partnership with MaineHealth. Let’s Go!

Thu
08
Dec

A Boost for Telehealth That Can Make a Real Difference in Rural Areas

 Rural communities in Maine and across America face several challenges when it comes to health care – including higher rates of some chronic diseases, isolation, and lack of transportation options. But the emergence of new and innovative telemedicine technology, like videoconferencing with a doctor from home, is helping to revolutionize the way rural health care is delivered.

Thu
08
Dec

Celebrate Safely this Season

Submitted by Denise Black

Healthy Acadia, Drug Free Communities Project 

Coordinator

 

Thu
08
Dec

Calais Lions Club News

Thu
08
Dec

Festival of Trees Set for December 10

The Eastport Arts Center’s 7th Annual Festival of Trees, a silent auction of lovingly decorated table-top trees which benefits the center’s programming, will take place on Saturday, December 10 from 4:30-5:30 pm. While strolling amidst the twinkly lights and bidding on favorites, attendees will enjoy delicious refreshments passed by young volunteers.

Thu
08
Dec

Collins, King Announce $3.7 Million Preschool Development Grant in Maine

 U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have awarded $3,735,439 in grant funding to the State of Maine to continue to expand access to high-quality preschool for children from low-income families.

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