Addiction & Recovery Summit Date : Thursday, July 13th Time: 8:15 am – 3:15 pm Location:University of Maine at Machias Cost: Free The Community Caring Collaborative invites business owners and human resource staff to save the date of July 13th for Addiction, Recovery & the Workforce: a summit for Washington County businesses of all sizes. Participants … More Addiction and Recovery Summit
From: Maine Health Alert Network Re: 2017 Lyme and other Tickborne Disease Information Message: Lyme disease is the most common vectorborne disease in Maine. Ticks are already out and we expect the number of Lyme disease cases to increase as the weather continues to get warmer. May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Maine and … More Lyme and other Tickborne Diseases
Arsenic Abatement Program for Low-Income Households from MaineHousing Financial assistance is now available for low-income households with arsenic levels greater than 10 ug/L to remedy the problem through MaineHousing‘s Arsenic Abatement Program. While grants are limited to homeowners with an income at or below 80 percent of an area’s income, it is important for everyone … More Funding for Arsenic Abatement
The Downeast Public Health Council is reaching out with event announcements, periodic public health updates and newsletters. Public health providers, partners and consumers (which is all of us) will stay connected by: Visit our website: The front page calendar of events has details just a click away. Follow us on Facebook Sign up for our Newsletter … More Find us on Facebook/ Subscribe to Public Health News
April 3 – 8, 2017 Lee Pellon Event Center 90 Main Street Machias, ME (In back of Subway) No-charge to patients – For people with difficulty accessing dental care Complete care for Children Emergency Adult Dental Care Clinic Hours Apr 3: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Apr 4: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Apr 5: … More Dental Care Outreach Program
Healthy Acadia Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Gain new tools to help you to manage your chronic condition and maintain an active and fulfilling life. Friday’s February 24 – March 31, 2017 (2.5 hours per week for six weeks) Howard Room, Blue Hill Memorial Library 5 Parker Point Road, Blue Hill, ME 04614 To register … More Taking Action for Health
Funding Opportunity Announcement! The Downeast Public Health Council awarded funding for short-term public health projects in Hancock and Washington Counties in 2016 – 2017.
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine has produced a short educational video on bicycle and pedestrian safety. More information and resources are available at: http://www.bikemaine.org.
Smoke-Free Home Pledge Videos Maine Department of Health & Human Services sent this bulletin at 12/27/2016 04:15 PM Having trouble viewing this blog post? View it as a Web page. Maine CDC has worked with Breathe Easy Coalition (BEC) and Maine Youth Action Network (MYAN) to create a series of short videos. The videos include … More Smoke Free Homes
Now you can keep up with news from the Downeast Public Health Council on our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/downeastpublichealth. We have regular public meetings, and initiatives to improve health through food security, nutrition and physical activity, preventing substance use disorders and helping children with behavioral health challenges.