News Briefs

Northern Light Mercy Hospital restricts visitors

No visitors are allowed at Northern Light Mercy Hospital and all Mercy facilities, including primary care and specialty care centers. Exceptions will be made for healthy visitors age 18 and older with no symptoms in the...

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GA: General Assistance during Covid-19 crisis

Anyone has a right to apply for General Assistance (GA). GA is a program run by every town in Maine to help people who don’t have enough money to pay their necessary expenses. GA may be available because of the Covid-19...

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ICE: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced it will not carry out enforcement operations at or near health care facilities, such as hospitals, doctors’ offices, accredited health clinics, and emergent or urgent...

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Unemployment insurance

Many people are suffering financially because of reduction of hours, temporary closures, and other impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Department of Labor has announced that those working before the crisis hit, and whose hours...

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