Jessica Rainville, a voice actor from North Berwick, says COVID-19 restrictions inspired her to go after Gov. Mills.
As COVID-19 captures the public’s attention, Maine’s battle with opioid addiction rages on.
County government here has limited duties. Some officials say the American Rescue Plan Act presumes they do much more, and guidance on using the money is needed.
The use of contract nurses and assistants in Maine has soared since 2017 as administrators scramble for solutions.
Meet the influencers making millions by dealing doubt about the coronavirus vaccines.
An industry survey reveals that 76% of Maine hospital employees are vaccinated, and the state will soon announce the totals of each healthcare facility.
Her grandson took his life. Then her daughter overdosed. “When people are crying for help, you’ve got to take them seriously,” said Rhonda McIver.
While CARES Act funding helped the state’s three biggest healthcare systems, it wasn’t enough to offset pandemic costs.
As the pandemic worsened mental health and substance use challenges statewide, a record-high 58 people died from overdoses in January. The losses have hit the Passamaquoddy tribe especially hard.
A panel calls for expanded community response and better cooperation between government, advocacy groups and schools to reduce the deaths.
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