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Maine Emergency Management Staff Experience Flu-Like Symptoms
The Director of the Maine Emergency Management Staff announced today that 7 staff members reported flu-like symptoms Thursday morning.
Mills Postpones Reopening of Restaurants in 3 Maine Counties
The original reopening date for restaurants in 3 Maine counties of June 1 has been postponed based on current epidemiological data.
Stop Calling to Report Wildlife, Please! Love, NH Fish and Game
LEAVE THE WILDLIFE ALONE. Thank you for coming to my Ted talk.
Old Orchard Beach Officially Reopening Today With Guidelines
Until now, guests of the beach have been limited to walking the beach. Those restrictions are now gone.
Employee of Portland BBQ Restaurant Tests Positive for COVID-19
While on the clock Saturday the employee received the call that they had been exposed, they later tested positive.
Maine Expanding Contact Tracing To Reduce Spread of COVID-19
Governor Janet Mills announced today that the Department of Health and Human Services will be expanding contact tracing by expanding staff and using new technology.
Can Touching A Surface Really Make You More Susceptible to COVID
Why did I get home late last night after working on the Class of 2020 Weekend to turn on the news and see a report from scientists that you are less likely than initially thought to catch COVID 19 from touching a surface?
57 People at Maine Assisted Living Facility Positive For COVID-19
A large jump in new COVID-19 cases in Maine is partially attributed to a new outbreak at a Maine assisted living facility.
58 New COVID-19 Cases in Maine; No New Deaths For the Second Day
No new deaths were reported for the second day in a row, keeping the total number to 73.