Local COVID-19 task forces offer new approach to public health

Local COVID-19 task forces offer new approach to public health

In February 2020, Margaret Downing read an article that terrified her. It predicted that a novel coronavirus spreading around the world would overwhelm U.S. healthcare systems, particularly those in small communities like her town of Yarmouth.  “It was very obvious to...
Two mass vaccination sites open as more doses head to Maine

Two mass vaccination sites open as more doses head to Maine

As Maine moves into Phase 1B of its COVID-19 vaccination rollout, federal dose allocations are becoming more stable, and mass vaccination sites in Bangor and Scarborough this week began immunizing hundreds of Mainers. About 9.7 percent of the state’s population...