The novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, a 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 Bangor and all of eastern Maine.
Maine Has a New Mobile COVID Vaccination Clinic for Rural Areas
Governor Janet Mills has announced a partnership with FEMA that will provide COVID vaccines for people in rural areas.
Maine Residents Age 16+ Eligible for COVID Vaccine April 7th
Governor Janet Mills has accelerated the COVID-19 vaccine timeline, in response to an increase in supply.
Bangor High School Goes Remote Due to COVID-19 Case
Bangor High School has moved to remote learning, due to a case of COVID-19.
Maine's Puritan Medical Products to Open New Plant in Tennessee
Puritan Medical Products, which makes the swabs necessary for COVID testing, is expanding with a new factory in Tennessee.
Starting Tuesday, March 23, Mainers 50+ Eligible for Vaccine
Gov. Janet Mills on Friday announced as part of an accelerated vaccination schedule that starting Tuesday, March 23, Maine residents 50 years old and older will be able to receive COVID-19 vaccine.
FEMA to Help Cover Funeral Expenses for Victims of COVID-19
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide financial assistance to help cover the cost of funeral expenses for people who have died of COVID-19.
Controversial Vaccine Could Be Available to Mainers Next Month
The AstraZeneca vaccine has caused concerns in Europe but The WHO insists that it's unlikely there is any correlation between the reported issues & the vaccine.
All Maine Adults Eligible for COVID Vaccination After May 1st
Governor Janet Mills has accelerated the COVID vaccination schedule, to allow all adult Mainers to start making their appointments in May.
Governor Mills on 1-year Anniversary of 1st COVID Case in Maine
Governor Janet Mills addressed the state on Friday, the one-year anniversary of the 1st diagnosed case of COVID-19 in Maine.
Hundreds Sign Hampden Petition to Allow Schools to Open Full-Time
An online petition has attracted more than 1,000 signatures from parents who want to see their children back in school full-time.