Be Healthy Maine

Mosquito free in Maine?!

Here in Maine, when someone thinks of the official state bird, they might think mosquito before they think chickadee. This time-honored joke isn’t lost on anyone who has spent time in Maine between January and September.

A Conversation with Mary Prybylo – The More Things Change, the More they Stay the Same

I’m so pleased to have a new avenue to communicate more directly with our patients and our community. I consider it an opportunity to have conversations with all of you, I look forward to your feedback and to answering your questions and concerns. I’m starting out with the topic we’ve all probably felt overwhelmed with at one time or another over the course of the last several months, the impact of COVID-19.

We need cloth masks, you can help.

Many individuals, groups, and businesses from the community have generously offered to help assist in our preparedness efforts by sewing cloth masks.

St. Joseph Healthcare’s S.A.F.E. Nurses Believe in Active Community Outreach  

The S.A.F.E. nursing team at St. Joseph Hospital is clearly making a difference as victims seeking treatment has significantly risen. In 2017, 69 forensic exams were performed. By 2018 that number jumped to 160 exams. The team expects to perform a similar number of exams by the end of 2019.

St. Joseph Healthcare and Bangor Symphony Orchestra Come Together to Help Heal

At St. Joseph Healthcare our mission is clear – we strive to support the overall wellness and healing of a patient’s mind, body and spirit. To that end, we’ve partnered with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra to periodically deliver our patients, families, visitors and staff a healthy dose of classical music to help heal their spirit.

St. Joseph Homecare and Hospice Meets Growing Demand for Home-Based Care

Maine’s Population Is Aging By 2030, 28 percent of Maine's population will be 65 or older resulting in an increased demand for healthcare.