Gov. Mills vows to protect abortion rights, while U.S. Sen. Susan Collins predicts the ruling will further divide the country.
Even as the pandemic seems to ease, the state’s top public health official says the virus could surge again.
Two patients wandered out of the facility last year, and one was killed by a truck.
Amid surge in substance use, 20 beds are available for uninsured Mainers to go through monitored withdrawal
‘There’s a lot of people who really want treatment who can’t get into it,’ says the executive director of a treatment facility.
Although there are reasons for optimism, Mainers should be prepared to deal with the pesky insect again this summer.
“Abortion is still available in the United States and it’s certainly available in Maine. And it will be after the Supreme Court issues its final decision,” said the Maine Family Planning CEO.
The situation has created myriad health problems, with homeless Mainers up to 19 times more likely to spend time in a hospital.
As the Maine CDC struggles to fill nursing positions, Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness has had no nurses assigned to its district.
The nurses who serve Maine’s poorest families saw their ranks dwindle under former Gov. Paul LePage. They haven’t rebounded much under Gov. Janet Mills.
The statewide workforce shortage for nurses has shrunk as a result of students eager to gain experience from helping to tackle the pandemic.
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