WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE DELTA VARIANT

The Delta variant causes more infections and spreads faster than earlier forms of the virus that causes COVID-19. It might cause more severe illness than previous strains in unvaccinated people. Vaccines continue to reduce a person’s risk of… Read More

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LET’S GET YORK COUNTY OUT OF THE RED

York County remains in the red for COVID-19 community transmission. This is important because it indicates the source of transmission for a large number of people is not traceable, and is particularly worrisome for health officials because that… Read More

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U.S. CDC Face Covering Recommendations for Maine

Per updated guidance from the U.S. CDC, persons in counties with “substantial” or “high” levels of COVID-19 community transmission are advised to wear face coverings in public indoor settings.  York County remains in the “HIGH” level for COVID-19 community transmission…. Read More

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Nasson Health Care Welcomes Janelle Bourdeau and Kara Tetrault to Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program

York County Community Action has partnered with York County Community College for an Earn and Learn Medical Assistant Apprenticeship. This all-expense paid, 9-month accelerated program will provide participants with paid, on-the-job training and mastery of Medical Assisting skills… Read More

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FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine

Approval Signifies Key Achievement for Public Health AUGUST 23, 2021—Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty… Read More

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ABOUT THE DELTA VARIANT

Vaccines continue to reduce a person’s risk of contracting the virus that cause COVID-19, including this variant. Vaccines are highly effective against severe illness, but the Delta variant causes more infections and spreads faster than earlier forms of the virus… Read More

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State of Maine Follows Updated U.S. CDC Recommendations For Face Coverings In Indoor Public Settings

Governor Mills continues to urge Maine people to get vaccinated as the best way to protect your health The Mills Administration announced today that the State of Maine will follow the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s… Read More

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DON’T MISS YOUR SHOT: ‘VACCINATIONLAND’ SWEEPSTAKES

Residents age 12 and older who have received at least one dose of a Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine or the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Maine since December 15, 2020, may enter for a chance to… Read More

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YCCAC Recommends You Get a COVID-19 Vaccine as Soon as You Can

Getting a COVID-19 vaccination is a personal decision. We all weight the benefits against the risk, and then decide. But we also see—have seen, for more than a year now—the devastation COVID-19 has brought to our communities, our… Read More

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