The novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, a potentially serious respiratory illness, is impacting many aspects of our lives in Maine and all over the world. We are dedicated to keeping you up to date on how the pandemic is affecting you and your neighbors in Downeast Maine.
Free COVID Vaccine Clinic for Children in Ellsworth September 15
The WIC Office in Ellsworth, located at 248 State Street, Suite 3 in the Mill Mall will be offering a FREE COVID Vaccine Clinic for children on Thursday, September 15th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
All of Maine Eligible for 5 More Free At-Home COVID Tests
It seems like at-home COVID tests are something that every household should have in their bathroom medicine cabinets, kind of like thermometers and bandaids.
All of Maine Eligible for 5 FREE At-Home Covid Tests [UPDATE]
February 16 UPDATE - Governor Mills announced that this program has been expanded to ALL of Maine! Certain Zipcodes such as Bar Harbor were previously ineligible and now they ARE eligible!
MDI Hospital to Host Virtual COVID Community Forum February 1st
Mount Desert Island Hospital will be hosting another virtual COVID-19 community forum on Tuesday, February 1st from 1 to 2 p.m. Attendance is FREE but you must preregister for the ZOOM meeting
Bar Harbor Town Council adopts Resolution Encouraging Everyone to Mask Up
At the Bar Harbor Town Council meeting on Tuesday, January 18th, the Council adopted a resolution encouraging everyone to wear a mask within the Town of Bar Harbor.
Free COVID At-Home Tests Now Available From the Federal Government
You can now order 4 FREE COVID At-Home Tests that will be shipped from the Federal Government via the United States Post Office
MDI Hospital Offering COVID Vaccine Clinic January 22
MDI Hospital will be offering a COVID Vaccine Clinic, by appointment on Saturday, January 22nd from 9 a.m. to Noon in the lobby of the Bar Harbor Regency Hotel. This is for anyone looking for their initial vaccine, their second vaccine or their booster shot. Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines and boosters will be available.
MDI Hospital Offering COVID Vaccine Clinic December 28th
MDI Hospital will be offering a COVID Vaccine Clinic, by appointment on Tuesday, December 28th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m in the lobby of the Bar Harbor Regency Hotel. This is for anyone looking for their initial vaccine, their second vaccine or their booster shot. Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines and boosters will be available.
Free Vaccine Clinic in Ellsworth Wednesday December 8
There will be a free vaccine clinic on Wednesday, December 8th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Moore Community Center, located at 5 General Moore Way in Ellsworth. This is a walk-in clinic, with no reservations necessary.
Effective Immediately, All Maine Adults Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Shot
Gov. Janet Mills on Wednesday announced that all Maine adults are now eligible to receive a COVD-19 booster shot.