A pastor and his wife, both suffering from COVID-19, were together through the final moments of a half-century marriage because of the efforts of a loving doctor and a do-what-it-takes Houlton hospital.
In a time of astonishing goodwill and soul-crushing loss, ordinary Mainers have done extraordinary things to help others get through the pandemic.
The number of people enrolled in the Maine Responds Emergency Health Volunteer System has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, from 1,300 to 3,100.
Dr. Nirav Shah talks about the roll out of the vaccine, recent surges in cases and what he wishes he had done differently as the coronavirus hit the state.
Public Health Notebook: Vaccines arrive in Maine, but the battle against COVID-19 remains far from over
The director of the state’s CDC warns that there’s no fairytale ending, that the pandemic won’t simply be flipped off like a light switch.
The rural, western Maine county’s cumulative death rate is second to Waldo County, which recorded most of its deaths in the spring.
Chairs at the table may be missing, and some for good, but a focus on remembering the good times, the good things, can get us through the holidays.
Public Health Notebook: With 40 new outbreaks in the past week, Maine’s COVID metrics surge past previous peaks
Despite the rising number of cases, the state’s seven-day positivity rate remains among the lowest in the country.
With a fixed income and little wiggle room in her budget, a Sangerville woman worries about keeping her home warm this winter.
Heightened hunger due to the impact of COVID-19 has underscored the importance of programs that enable people to grow their own food.
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