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CPR and First Aid Classes at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital

ELLSWORTH, Maine — American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR and First Aid Training classes are being offered at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. The  CPR class will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, for a fee of $40 and First Aid Training will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. [...]

Healthcare scholarship applications available

BELFAST, Maine — Residents of Waldo County pursuing their education in a healthcare field may be eligible for scholarships awarded by Waldo County General Hospital. Awards are made to graduating high school seniors; college undergraduates; and employees pursuing careers in healthcare-related fields, including but not limited to, nursing, laboratory technician, surgical technician, radiology, pharmacy, therapy [...]

Genetics counseling & referral clinic

ELLSWORTH, Maine — A genetics counseling and referral clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb, 25, in the office building of Maine Coast Pediatrics, 32 Resort Way. This clinic is offered free of charge by the Center for Human Genetics and Appointments are necessary. If you suspect that a medical problem [...]

Local Organizations Partner with the American Red Cross for Donor Days

BANGOR, Maine – During the month of January, Maine Youth Leadership and the Bangor Roller Derby participated in the American Red Cross Donor Day program at the Bangor Donor Center. “Everyone here at the Bangor Donor Center would like to send a thank you out to Maine Youth Leadership and the Bangor Roller Derby,” said [...]

Look Good Feel Better cancer treatment classes

CALAIS, Maine — The American Cancer Society will offer a free community-based, national program, Look Good…Feel Better, to female cancer patients in active cancer treatment wishing to learn how to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation. The classes will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. March 17, May 19, and July 21, [...]

MCMH Hosts Free Community Educational Seminar on Heart Disease

ELLSWORTH, Maine  — The Coast Memorial Hospital will host a free Heart Disease seminar from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb., 8, in the MCMH Classroom (Door C).  Dr. Douglas Trenkle will discuss signs and symptoms of a heart attack. He will discuss the benefits of a cardiac rehab program after a heart event and [...]

Sign up for Weight Watchers at WCGH

BELFAST, Maine — The Weight Watchers program held at Waldo County General Hospital is looking for new members for a 12-week session at 7 a.m. Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 22, in the WCGH education center. The classes are open to anyone interested in losing weight. Fifteen paid members are needed by Feb. 15. The 12-week sessions [...]