The state is one of the most vaccinated in the country, but nursing home residents are far more updated for the latest shot than those who care for them.
Two residents died in recent outbreaks. Officials say the overall numbers appear to be on the downswing.
Even as the pandemic seems to ease, the state’s top public health official says the virus could surge again.
The statewide workforce shortage for nurses has shrunk as a result of students eager to gain experience from helping to tackle the pandemic.
Four of the five nursing homes that closed in Maine this fall had big increases in contracted staff hours leading up to the pandemic.
Wearing ‘layers’ against the virus is highly recommended — led by being vaccinated. But the U.S lags in testing, and that’s one of the safeguards.
Unlike other natural disasters, the nearly 2-year-old pandemic has no predictable timeline. ‘The exhaustion is palpable.’
‘Help Wanted’ signs reveal that Maine is a model for the nation.
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.
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