COVID-19 Updates

John Zavodny – Reflections on the Small Moments

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — As we work to tell the big picture story of the Mission’s Covid-19 vaccination effort, we also want to make sure to capture the small moments. These are the moments that will bring texture and life to this historic initiative now and as we remember them. Here are some of the…

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Thank you Thursday for MDI Hospital, Pen Bay Medical

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout of Mission love goes to MDI Hospital in Bar Harbor, ME and Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, ME for partnering with the Mission to get us the Covid-19 vaccine we’re using in our series of Maine island vaccination clinics. The Mission is providing vaccination clinics on Swan’s Island,…

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Shout Out for Swan’s Island Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic

SWAN’S ISLAND, ME — Mission President John Zavodny said in an 11:45 a.m. email that the vaccination clinic had so far seen 31 people, and were expecting a daily total of 58 people. “System’s working well. Folks are showing up early and are very excited and grateful to the Mission and to the Health Center…

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Mission Establishes Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics on ME Islands 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 22, 2021 For More InformationContact: Scott K Fish, Communications & [email protected] or 207-458-7185 Maine Seacoast Mission Establishes Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics on Maine Islands    NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME – Continuing its century long tradition of bridging the health care gap among the island communities it serves, Maine Seacoast Mission is providing island Covid-19 vaccination clinics…

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Thank you Thursday for Elisabeth Marnik, PhD

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Elisabeth Marnik, PhD for sharing her experience and knowledge regarding Covid–19 vaccinations. Elisabeth is Assistant Professor of Molecular Biochemistry at Husson University. She did her PhD in Genetics at the Tufts University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in collaboration with The Jackson Laboratory.…

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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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