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.
Move Over Covid, the Flu is Here to Wreak Some Havoc This Year
Usually, this is the time folks start getting their flu shots and preparing for the season, not playing catch up to it.
Mainers Can Still Get 5 Free Covid Tests a Month if Needed
Covid isn't what it used to be, but it ain't gone yet.
Carrie Underwood Forced to Cancel ‘American Idol’ Finale Performance Due to COVID-19 Exposure
Host Ryan Seacrest made the announcement live.
RSU 19 Joins Many Other School Districts in Making Masks Optional
After new guidance from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, many Maine schools have opted to make masks optional.
Maine People in These Zip Codes Could Get 5 Free Covid Tests
The Mills Administration has partnered with the Rockefeller Foundation to provide free Covid tests to people in need.
Since Cloth Masks Are Out, Can You Use N95 Masks More Than Once?
We've all felt the pinch of the supply chain issues, so it's not always as simple as running out for a fresh supply of N95 or KN95 masks.
Despite The Supreme Court Ruling, Your Job Can Still Make You Vax
As a private business, they can still require you to vaccinate as part of your job. The ruling just means the president can't make anyone do it.
Cam Tests Positive for COVID-19, Says It’s ‘Not Mild at All’
In a message to her fans, Cam revealed both she and her young daughter were hit hard by the virus.
Bangor Won’t Be Returning To Any Kind Of Citywide Mask Mandate
In the realm of risk vs. reward, Bangor sees it as an uphill battle.
Is Swabbing Your Throat For An At-Home Covid Test A Better Idea?
It's definitely something to consider as the Omicron variant runs rampant through Maine. Especially if your doing a home test.