MDI Hospital Coronavirus Update – March 17
MDI Hospital issues Coronavirus updates every Wednesday. Here's their latest update as of Wednesday March 17th
As of Wednesday, March 17th, MDI Hospital has confirmed 76 cases of COVID-19 of Hancock County residents and 8 cases for non-Hancock County residents. This is an increase of 7 cases since March 10th
There's been quite a bit of interest in the pace of vaccinations. Here's how many MDI Hospital has administered
- March 17 - 4529 doses (increase of 415 since March 10)
- March 10 - 4114 doses (increase of 1556 since February 24)
- February 24 - 2558 doses (Increase of 280)
- February 17 - 2278 doses (Increase of 410)
- February 10 - 1868 doses
Of the 4529 doses, 2976 have been 1st doses and 1,553 have been final doses.
MDI Hospital is limited in the amount of vaccines that they are receiving.
COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Call Line
If you are a Maine resident currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, please call MDI Hospital at 207-801-5011 on Fridays and Mondays between 12 and 3 pm to request an appointment.
If you do not reach a scheduler during open hours, appointments are booked for the week. MDI Hospital is typically notified on Thursdays of their expected weekly dose allocation. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Under the new Federal policy, participants in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program – which includes certain Hannaford, Walgreens and Walmart pharmacies in Maine – are now directed to give access to available appointments exclusively to school staff and licensed child care workers. Existing appointments for those aged 60 and over at these pharmacies will remain active. School staff and child care workers should first check the websites of retail pharmacy partners for vaccine availability. A listing of Maine’s vaccination sites and retail pharmacies can be found here
MDI Hospital will be hosting another Town Hall on Monday, March 22nd from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. President/CEO Christina J. Maguire will be joined by Trevor Casey, PharmD, Kate Worcester, PA-C, and J.R. Krevans, Jr., MD to discuss coronavirus updates in the greater MDI area with a focus on vaccinations. To register for this Zoom Meeting Click HERE