Maine’s Mid Coast Hospital | Health Care in Brunswick, Topsham, Bath, Freeport and Mid Coast Region
March 27, 2020 2 min read
Mid Coast Hospital is working to ensure that our patients and employees are kept as safe and protected as possible from the COVID-19 virus. Community members have asked us what they can do to help. Please find key ways to help listed here.
As the COVID-19 coronavirus begins to spread more widely throughout the state of Maine and here in our community, Lois Skillings, President of Mid Coast–Parkview Health, would like to update community members on the measures Mid Coast–Parkview Health is taking to care for our patients and protect those in our service area.
In response to the increased risk of community spread of COVID-19 in Maine, Mid Coast Hospital is limiting visitors beginning Friday, March 20. These visitor restrictions are being made to protect the health and safety of patients and employees of Mid Coast Hospital and are in addition to previously announced restrictions.
Mid Coast Hospital is suspending elective medical procedures and postponing non-urgent office visits to its practices in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Cancellations are expected to take place by end of the day Friday.
Mid Coast Hospital is working to ensure that our patients and employees are kept as safe and protected as possible from the COVID-19 virus.
Mid Coast Hospital, along with Maine Hospital Association, Maine Medical Association, American Nurses Association-Maine, and all other Maine health systems including Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, are in support of Maine’s new law that requires children be vaccinated in order to attend school, with an exemption for medical circumstances.
On Thursday, March 12, Mid Coast Hospital is excited to sponsor Global Feast: Blue Zones Kitchen at Frontier. Part of the Frontier Studios Series, Global Feast: Blue Zones Kitchen will feature David McLain, the photographer behind The New York Times best-selling cookbook The Blue Zones Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to 100.