COVID-19 Updates

Continued Academic, Personal Mentoring

  NORTHEAST HARBOR — Through Zoom screens, socially distanced driveway visits, and the U.S. Postal Service, our Student Pathways Team continues facilitating creative and meaningful connection with students during our ongoing, necessary, pandemic separation. When we do engage, our Mission Scholars and Journey and College Exploration and Engagement students are impressive and inspiring in their…

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Happy Christmas Through Masks with the ‘Sunbeam’ Crew

freepressonline.com from Offshore: An Adjusted Holiday by Eva Murray Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:16 AM The Saturday before Christmas brought a calm day — itself something special — and the Maine Seacoast Mission vessel Sunbeam to our harbor. Recently sprung from a long stay at the Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, the Sunbeam had all…

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Ellsworth American – How Will Maine Roll Out a Vaccine?

ellsworthamerican.com How will Maine roll out a vaccine? December 2, 2020 by Kate Cough on News ELLSWORTH — Certain health-care workers and emergency responders could be given the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine sometime in December as long as the authorization process goes smoothly, said Dr. James Jarvis, medical specialist for Northern Light Health’s…

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Reinventing Island Health Services

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — With the Sunbeam reactivated, Director of Island Health Services Sharon Daley, RN is figuring out how best to do her work, providing medical services among island communities. Working under Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines means reinventing how Sharon performs her Sunbeam work. “It feels great being back…

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Thank you Thursday for the Maine Center for Disease Control

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s short and sweet shout out of Mission love goes out to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Mission is so grateful to Director Nirav Shah, our Downeast Liaison Al May, and the Maine CDC for their partnership and leadership through the pandemic. This is what community…

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Free Flu Shots for Uninsured, Under-Insured – Mission DE Campus – Nov 18th

FREE FLU SHOTS Date: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 9:00am-3:00pm Location: 6 Weald Bethel Ln, Cherryfield Maine Center for Disease Control (CDC) Public Health Nurses will be onsite to provide free flu shots to adults who are uninsured or under-insured. No appointment necessary. Requirements: Wear a mask covering nose and mouth. The nurse will check your temperature…

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EdGE Afterschool Kids Loving Yoga with Everett

Everett Carroll is an EdGE Site Coordinator. EdGE Afterschool Programs, adjusted to new Covid-19 and school protocols, are underway. Everett sent this update on his experience teaching yoga to Pre-K to 6th graders at Milbridge Elementary School. MILBRIDGE, ME — I have been working at the Milbridge Elementary School teaching yoga to kids Pre-K to…

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Thank you Thursday to Rick Erb of the Maine Health Care Association

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Rick Erb, President & CEO of the Maine Health Care Association (MHCA). Rick has worked with our Island Elder Care group over the past several years. He has attended our Island Elder Care conference and been an advocate for the group at the…

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Seacoast Mission, MD365 Home Almost Done

mdislander.com Seacoast Mission, MD365 home almost done September 17, 2020 by Dick Broom on News MOUNT DESERT — The new building on Old Firehouse Lane in Northeast Harbor that will house the offices of the Maine Seacoast Mission and Mount Desert 365, as well as two residential apartments, is almost finished. “We’re hoping to complete…

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Pathways Students Express Gratitude, Hope

BAR HARBOR, ME — Student Pathways includes Mission programs that provide mentoring and support for Downeast and Island middle, high school and college students. Through individual mentoring, group workshops, scholarships and enrichment opportunities, we work to help all students develop the confidence, insights and information they need to successfully navigate their transitions to and through…

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