Hancock County Schools on average are the 2nd most vaccinated in the State of Maine as of September, 2021.

Data is from the Maine Department of Education's website

Here are the Average Rates per county

  1. Cumberland - 90.6
  2. Hancock - 87.8
  3. York 86.7
  4. Knox - 86.0
  5. Waldo - 85.6
  6. Kennebec - 84.5
  7. Lincoln  - 82.2
  8. Sagadahoc - 82.6
  9. Penobscot - 77.6
  10. Somerset - 77.0
  11. Franklin - 76.0
  12. Washington - 74.9
  13. Aroostook - 74.1

Here are the Staff Vaccination Rates for Schools in September compared to August 2021

SchoolSeptember 2021 PercentageAugust 2021 Percentage
Adams School88.983.3
Airline Community School76.969.2
Bay School88.088.9
Beech Hill SchoolDid Not SubmitDid Not Submit
Blue Hill Consolidated91.289.5
Blue Hill HarborDid Not SubmitDid Not Submit
Brooklin SchoolDid Not Submit85.0
Brooksville Elementary91.787.5
Bucksport High School85.573.1
Bucksport Middle School83.675.0
Cave HillDid Not Submit81.8
Conners Emerson95.396.4
Cranberry Isle83.3Data Supressed
Deer Isle Stonington Elem.78.070.3
Deer Isle High School95.181.6
Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School75.660.8
Ellsworth High School75.846.5
FrenchboroData SuppressedData Suppressed
G.Herbert Jewett92.684.6
Graham LakeDid Not SubmitDid Not Submit
Hancock County Technical Center92.980.0
Hancock GrammarDid Not Submit90.0
LamoineDid Not Submit100.0
Miles Lane83.372.7
Mountain ViewDid Not Submit52.2
Mount Desert Elementary98.185.7
MDI High School96.288.3
PeninsulaDid Not Submit75.0
Penobscot Elementary89.687.0
SumnerDid Not Submit84.1
Surry Elementary86.878.9
Swans Island88.981.8

Answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions

Vaccinations for COVID-19 began being administered in the U.S. on Dec. 14, 2020. The quick rollout came a little more than a year after the virus was first identified in November 2019. The impressive speed with which vaccines were developed has also left a lot of people with a lot of questions. The questions range from the practical—how will I get vaccinated?—to the scientific—how do these vaccines even work?

Keep reading to discover answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions.

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