As the school year approaches, adjusting the back to school sleep schedule can be a challenge for some . On this weeks Medical Monday we talk about how to help students get back into their routine and how much sleep students should be getting.
Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah confirmed the case in an interview with WAGM. This now brings the state wide total to 3. Shah says the person is male. The patient is receiving treatment and is expected to recover.
Over the past few weeks, the Fort Kent community has been coming out to try a new miniature golf course in the town. The Fort Kent Rec Department recently built a new mini golf course to help bring kids and the community together.
Versant Power announced they are seeking the rate change to continue maintaining and improving customers access to electricity in Northern and Eastern Maine. They are looking to seek this change in distribution rates beginning in the summer of 2023.
Dr. Nirav Shah was in the County this week, touring Northern Maine Medical Center, Cary Medical Center, Northern Light AR Gould and Houlton Regional to thank staff for their incredible work throughout the pandemic and to learn about the needs and unique challenges of Aroostook County Healthcare.
Baron was transported to the Aroostook County Jail, where he is being held on charges of Attempted Murder, Aggravated Reckless Conduct, Burglary, and Theft. The incident is currently under investigation, and more charges are pending.
A national survey of more than 22 hundred registered nurses reveals the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nursing profession. In the final of a two-part The Path Forward, Shawn Cunningham reports on how that strain might impact present day patient care.
A national survey of more than 22 hundred registered nurses reveals the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nursing profession. In the first of a two-part The Path Forward, Shawn Cunningham reports on how that strain might impact present day patient care.
With Election Season coming up, you’ve probably seen a number of signs for and against political candidates and issues. One sign that is gathering attention is a sign that says “Vote Troy Jackson, Defund the Police.” It was paid for by the Maine Republican Party. Jackson, A democrat says the signs are fake and false. He says he has a strong record of supporting local police departments and has advocated for more funding on their behalf.
On this segment of AM Chat with Shawn Cunningham, representatives from the Aroostook Agency on Aging & Area Meals on Wheels Program discuss the vital and urgent need for volunteers for several of their vital community & wellness check programs. For more information on how to volunteer contact the Agency at (207) 764-3396.
On this segment of AM Chat with Shawn Cunningham, Rick Birt the National President of S.A.D.D. talks about the organization’s efforts to promote school safety as a new school year is set to begin in the next few months.
Substance Use and mental health disorders are often considered an epidemic in Aroostook County. With organizations and agencies dedicated to combating the crisis, why don’t more of those affected reach out for help?
Recently, a man committed suicide with his own firearm in front of the Presque Isle Police Department. The severity of that incident can definitely have an impact on the mental health of police and other staffers on duty that day. Shawn Cunningham reports on the resources available to help law enforcement cope with traumatic events.
3:50 p.m. Versant Power says after a fault on a transmission line interrupted service to more than 9,000 customers in northern Maine, Versant Power crews have restored power in Fort Kent, Frenchville and nearby communities.