2-1-1 Maine

June 1, 2011

2-1-1 Maine is a comprehensive statewide directory of over 8,000 health and human services available in Maine. The toll free 2-1-1 hotline connects callers to trained call specialists who can help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Finding the answers to health and human services questions and locating resources is as quick and easy as dialing 2-1-1 or visiting www.211maine.org.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

September 17, 2014

The Drug Enforcement Administration  has scheduled the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, September 27  from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at multiple drop off points throughout the state. Drug Take Back Day addresses  a vital public and safety issue for people of all ages.

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Vet to Vet Project

July 23, 2014

The Vet to Vet Project, a program of Southern Maine Agency on Aging, matches volunteers who are veterans themselves with veterans in York and Cumberland Counties who are aging or have disabilities. The volunteer visits the veteran in his or her home, chats and swaps stories, and provides much-needed companionship.

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Ticks In Maine

June 17, 2014

Tick season is here. Ticks cause a variety of diseases in Maine, including Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, and Powassan.  More than 1,375 cases of Lyme disease were reported statewide in 2013, a record high.  

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VolunteerMaine Has New Website

May 22, 2014

VolunteerMaine has a new website to explore volunteer opportunities, find out about organizations needing volunteers, events information, disaster response  information and the Day of Caring information.  Visit the new VolunteerMaine website to login and join the volunteer network.

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Special Enrollment for 2014 Health Coverage

April 16, 2014

Open enrollment is over but you may still have an option to get health coverage through the Marketplace. You can buy a private health plan through the Marketplace only if you have a qualifying life event.

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Questions About Your New Health Insurance?

January 5, 2014

Are you one of the newly insured individuals who have a question about coverage, premium payments, co-payments or other health insurance issues. Marketplace.cms.gov addresses questions that consumers may have with the January 1 start of coverage through their selected health plan. 

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