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York Hospital Announces 2022 Art Exhibit Schedule

Art brings hope and healing.  While still known for delicious lobster rolls and fresh-made chowder every Friday, the York Hospital cafeteria that was once a bustling lunchtime gathering place for patients, families, medical professionals and local merchants is now a...

York Hospital Vaccine Information Updates

COVID-19 VACCINE & BOOSTER INFORMATION, AS OF JAN 24, 2022 COVID-19 VACCINE COMMUNITY CLINICS The following COVID-19 VACCINE Community Clinics are available for community members in need of a COVID-19 Vaccine:   SANFORD YCEMA COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC Tuesdays ...

York Hospital Welcomes 2022 and New Medical Staff

  York Hospital is pleased to announce the arrival of the following providers to its medical staff in early 2022. Jill DiMartinis, MD and Michael Ross, DO have joined York Hospital Family Medicine in Wells and Jenna Lizewski, DNP, FNP-C comes to York Hospital...

Kittery Walk-In Care Service Update, January 12

Due to reduced availability of staff, York Hospital’s Kittery Walk-In Care and Outpatient Lab services will be TEMPORARILY CLOSED for the rest of this week:  Wednesday, Jan. 12, Thursday, Jan. 13 and Friday, Jan. 14.  Walk-In Care and Outpatient Lab services will...

COVID-19 Testing Information and Updates

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – PLEASE READ: In order to receive a COVID-19 TEST at our DRIVE-THRU TESTING CENTER on ROUTE 1 in York, you MUST FIRST do the following: 1)  Speak to your provider – They MUST fax or email an order for your test to 207-351-2602 or...

Patients Find Comfort in Hand-Made Shawls

  In recent years, many medical facilities, including York Hospital, have embraced the practice of presenting lap shawls to patients when a patient or family member is going through a particularly difficult time, perhaps suffering from what can feel like a siege...

Updated Visitor Guidelines, December 28, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge and evolve, we remain steadfast in our commitment to provide a safe environment for patients and caregivers alike. For that reason, we have revised our patient visitor guidelines as of December 28, 2021, until the COVID...

Holiday Hours, York Hospital Services

      COVID TESTING at YORK DRIVE THRU TESTING SITE (adjacent to York Walk-In Care): CHRISTMAS EVE, FRIDAY, DEC 24: CLOSED NEW YEAR’S EVE FRIDAY, DEC 31: 8am – 12pm CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR’S DAY, DEC 25 & JAN 1: CLOSED WALK-IN CARE SERVICES BY...

York Hospital Welcomes New Medical Staff in December

  York Hospital is pleased to announce the arrival of the following providers to its medical staff. Sarah Dion, FNP-C, will join the team of providers at Great Works Practice in South Berwick in the new year, and Jessica Stewart, PA is on the medical staff at...

New Medical Staff Welcomed in November

  York Hospital is pleased to announce the arrival of the following providers to its medical staff. The hospitalist team welcomes Sophia Adams, DO and Erin Cullen, AGACNP-BC, while Teressa Peck, FNP-C joins York Family Practice as the newest provider. Sophia...

“Planning Ahead” Elder Law Webinar Scheduled for Dec. 13

  The York Hospital Center for Older Adults is pleased to host an informational webinar, “Planning Ahead: Support & Guidance Through Life’s Transitions,” on December 13 at 12 p.m. Elder Care Lawyer Mary Kathryn Brennan will offer guidance on navigating...

Expanded Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster, Nov. 18, 2021

COVID-19 ADULT BOOSTER INFORMATION In accordance with expanded eligibility guidelines in Maine (effective November 17, 2021), all adults age 18 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 BOOSTER shot, regardless of underlying medical conditions, given either of...

COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccine Update, November 15, 2021

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at York Hospital York Hospital is pleased to announce several COVID-19 Vaccine clinics for pediatric patients, ages 5-11, at York Hospital  primary care locations. Below is a list of dates/locations/times and contact information for...

St. Christopher’s, Our Vaccine Clinic Guardian Angel

The diocese of Portland and the generous staff and parishioners of St. Christopher’s Church on Barrell Lane in York granted York Hospital use of their spacious lower level from February 1 through June 30, 2021.  During that time, York Hospital COVID-19 Vaccine...

York Hospital in Berwick Services to Open November 29

We are pleased to announce that our York Hospital in Berwick location will officially re-open for Walk-In Care, Outpatient Lab and Imaging services on Monday, November 29, 2021. NEW hours of operation will be: Monday – Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm While the community site...

2022 Health Insurance Open Enrollment Runs Through January 15, 2022

The open enrollment period to sign up for health insurance in 2022 began on Monday, November 1, 2021 and runs until January 15, 2022. There are options in Maine for affordable health care coverage. If you have been struggling to find a plan that meets your needs, or...

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours at York Hospital Community Locations

Thanksgiving is on Thursday, November 25. York Hospital wishes everyone a happy, healthy and safe holiday weekend. Please note holiday hours listed below for all locations/services on Thanksgiving and/or on Friday, November 26. York Hospital Main Campus Emergency...

COVID-19 VACCINE, BOOSTER AND THIRD DOSE UPDATES

Click here for the Moderna Vaccination consent form We are pleased to share the latest information regarding expanded eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots, per the Maine CDC’s  most recently updated guidelines. In addition to the previous approval of a THIRD...

Wells Emergency Care Service Update

In order to better care for our patients at all York Hospital community locations, as of Monday, October 25, York Hospital in Wells will temporarily suspend emergency-level care. Wells Walk-In Care/Urgent Care, as well as all other services, will remain open. If you...

November Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Clinic

As we navigate this year’s flu season, it is more important than ever to make sure you protect yourself and your family by getting your flu shot! The drive-thru Vaccine & Testing Center is located adjacent to York Walk-In Care, 343 U.S. Route 1, York. No...

Pastels by Caroline Kelley on View in Online Art Gallery

We are pleased to announce the opening, on October 15, of an online exhibition of pastel paintings by Seacoast artist Caroline Kelley. These works of art will be on view until December 30, 2021. To learn more about Caroline and her art, please visit the York Hospital...

York Hospital Breast Care Services Offered in York and Wells

October is breast cancer awareness month, and early detection saves lives! * A yearly mammogram can increase your chance of survival by MORE THAN 40%.     DID YOU KNOW?  York Hospital Breast Care in Wells is staffed by the same caring team of physicians and...

2022 Call for Art: Entry Deadline is October 22

The Art Committee of York Hospital is seeking proposals for art to be exhibited in the Café and displayed virtually in an online gallery during 2022. Four artists will be selected; the work of each will be on view for three months, beginning in January. Interested...

New Medical Staff Welcomed in September

  York Hospital is pleased to announce that autumn has brought with it the arrival of Jessie Klauer, PA, to the hospital’s Emergency Department; Nicolette Matteau, PA-C, and Ryan Stephany, PA-C, to Walk-In Care Centers, and Corinne Zdanuk, MSN, MPH, FNP-C, to...

FLU VACCINE Information at York Hospital

Flu Season is upon us, and this year it is just as important as ever to make sure you get your flu shot! For your convenience, York Hospital is scheduling Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Clinics at the York Hospital Vaccine & Testing Drive-Thru location (adjacent to York...

York Hospital Welcomes Senior Management Team Members

York Hospital is pleased to welcome Mary Celia O’Neil as Chief Human Resources Officer, along with Pamela Poulin, MS, RN, CENP as Chief Nursing Officer, to its Senior Management Team. Mary Celia O’Neil, Chief Human Resources Officer, brings with her over two decades...

Online Art Gallery Now Featuring William Harby Paintings

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition. Paintings by the late William Harby (1927 – 2015) are on view until October 14, 2021. Harby, whose careers in art and engineering alternated and overlapped for much of his life, spent many of his most...

August is Immunization Awareness Month

Did you know? August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). In 2021, this annual observance comes during a time of heightened awareness surrounding COVID-19 vaccines, and also serves as a reminder about the importance of getting ALL recommended vaccines...

COVID-19 Third Dose Vaccine Information for the Immunocompromised

The FDA has announced approval of a third (booster) dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine for patients who are moderately to severely immunocompromised. Following Maine CDC guidelines, you qualify for the Moderna vaccine if you have:      Been receiving active cancer...

Wound Center Receives 2020 Center of Distinction Award

    We are pleased to announce that the York Hospital Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Center has again been named a Center of Distinction by Healogics in recognition of outstanding clinical performance and high patient satisfaction rates in 2020. Healogics is...

2021 Friends of York Hospital Scholarship Recipients Announced

  The Friends of York Hospital are pleased to congratulate the five student applicants who were selected to receive college scholarships to facilitate their pursuit of careers in health care. Friends of York Hospital President Kate Ford, along with Judith...

York Hospital Welcomes New Medical Staff This Summer

York Hospital is excited to welcome the following physicians and providers to its medical staff this summer. June brought Mark Cartier, MD, to Kittery Family Practice, Ali Al-Awan, MD, to the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit, and Breast Radiologist, Kristen Koconis, MD,...

York Hospital is OPEN Monday, July 5

The Independence Day Holiday is Monday, July 5 . . . and York Hospital will be OPEN! We hope everyone enjoys a happy and safe holiday weekend. York Hospital services will be open, as usual, on Monday, July 5 to take care of your health care needs, whether routine or...

York Hospital Vaccine Clinic Has Moved to York Walk-In Care

The York Hospital COVID-19 Vaccine clinic changed venue as of Tuesday, June 22 and is now located at York Walk-In Care, 343 U.S. Route One in York. Anyone age 18+ may register for COVID-19 vaccine by calling our hotline at 207-752-8685 to make an appointment. CLINIC...

Meet the CEO Webinar Scheduled for June 24

York Hospital will host a webinar to introduce recently hired president and CEO Patrick Taylor, MD, MBA, to the community on Thursday, June 24, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. During this virtual event, Dr. Taylor will speak about the personal and professional journey...

Online Art Gallery Now Featuring Kevin Molloy Photographs

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition at York Hospital’s online Art Gallery. The work of photographer Kevin Molloy is now on view, from June 15 to August 14, 2021. Kevin is a passionate landscape photographer, many of whose images feature...

York Hospital Welcomes New Medical Staff

York Hospital is pleased to welcome the following recent arrivals to its medical staff. Katherine Balzano-Cowan, CRNA and Michael Dunnington, CRNA have joined the Anesthesia team, while Lindsey Sprague, PA-C, is the latest addition to the hospitalist staff, providing...

Providing Positivity through Plants

Lia Haram, a sophomore at Baxter Academy for Technology and Science in Portland, is the daughter of Eric Haram, York Hospital Recovery Center Director. Lia, and all Baxter Academy students, embarked on a year-long project that was sustained partly through “Flex...

Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day on June 6

On Sunday, June 6, people from coast to coast, and globally, will celebrate the 34th annual National Cancer Survivors Day, with the goal of promoting more resources, research, and legislation to improve cancer survivors’ quality of life. It has been a tradition for...

Memorial Day Hours at York Hospital Service Locations

If you need immediate care during the long holiday weekend, we’ll be here for you. Wells Walk-In & Emergency Care is open 8 am –7 pm daily and, as always, York Emergency Care is open 24/7. In addition, the following services will have adjusted hours for Memorial...

Cancer Care Webinar Scheduled for May 20

As COVID-19 continues to evolve, concerns regarding the effects of both the virus and vaccine remain at the forefront for those with a cancer diagnosis. On Thursday, May 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., please join York Hospital Oncologist Marilyn McLaughlin, MD, as...

OB/GYN Services Now Available at York Hospital in Sanford

Effective May 6, OB/GYN Services are available at York Hospital in Sanford! York Hospital provides exceptional and complete obstetrical and gynecological care and services for women at every age and stage of their lives. Please call 207-351-3455 to make an...

Vaccine Appointment Phone Sign Up NOW Available for ANYONE Age 18+

  Anyone Age 18+ May Register NOW for their COVID-19 Vaccine – Call our Hotline at 207-752-8685 to make your appointment! Following today’s announcement by the Maine CDC, effective immediately, York Hospital will register all ANYONE (non-residents included) in...

Online Art Gallery Opens in Celebration of World Art Day, April 15

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has proclaimed April 15 to be World Art Day —a day of celebration to promote the development, diffusion and enjoyment of art, encourage greater awareness of the diversity of artistic...

York Hospital Delivers a Shot of Hope on Red Sox Opening Day

York Hospital caregivers are ready to celebrate the Red Sox Home Opener at Fenway Park today. As in previous years, the hospital’s dining team will knock it out of the park with a baseball-inspired menu and caregivers will share their enthusiasm by sporting their...

York Hospital’s Co-CEOs Discuss Their Journeys to the C-Suite

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee (DEIB) chose to profile two of our own female leaders who represent women’s history in the making. A year ago, Robin LaBonte, CFO, and Dr. Jennifer Cutts, CMO, stepped up...

The Covid-19 Vaccine and Your Mammogram – Schedule Now or Later?

Recent media coverage regarding the efficacy of a mammogram, following administration of a COVID-19 vaccine, has caused concern among women planning for this annual test. Reports have indicated that side effects from the Moderna and Pfizer vaccine may include swollen...

Kittery Walk-In Care will Re-Open March 22

We are pleased to announce that Kittery Walk-In Care services will re-open on Monday, March 22, 2021. Kittery Walk-In Care temporarily closed on December 5, a carefully considered measure taken to maximize York Hospital’s ability to prevent the spread of COVID-19...

NEW COVID TESTING CENTER HOURS, EFFECTIVE MARCH 8

EFFECTIVE MARCH 8: YORK HOSPITAL’S NEW COVID TESTING CENTER HOURS WILL BE MONDAY – FRIDAY, 8 AM– 1 PM. In our effort to place our caregivers in the location to best care for all in our community, York Hospital’s COVID Testing Center is reducing its hours. As of March...

York Hospital Vaccine Clinic Wraps Up Successful First Week

We are pleased to report that more than 900 people, including health care workers and older adults age 70 and above, received COVID-19 vaccinations last week at the hospital’s new long-term vaccine clinic in the parish hall at St. Christopher’s Church in York. In...

Message To Our Community Members

To Our Community Members – We’ve heard you.  And this is our promise. . . Simplification of York Hospital’s Covid vaccine registration process to meet your needs. Here’s how we plan to do it. When you begin your online registration process with us next time, you will...

Winter Storm Closures Tuesday Morning, February 2

Due to the prediction of a winter storm by the National Weather Service, York Hospital will be delaying the opening of all non-essential services until 12 p.m. (noon) tomorrow, February 2.  Should storm conditions worsen, we will reassess closure hours.  Please check...

Heart Health Webinar Scheduled for Feb. 11

In recognition of American Heart Month, York Hospital will host a community webinar, “Take Time to Be Kind to Your Heart,” to discuss ways to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) and improve wellness. Join Cardiovascular Care of York Hospital physicians...

COVID-19 Vaccine Update, January 20, 2021

York Hospital is now preparing community-facing clinics for those who are age 70 and over, which is in line with state planning. The number of available appointments we will have on a weekly basis will be contingent upon supply provided to us by the state of Maine. We...

COVID-19 Vaccine Update, January 15, 2021

York Hospital is eager to provide COVID-19 vaccinations for our patients over age 70 and those with certain at-risk conditions, following Phase 1B of the State of Maine Vaccination Plan. While we are still awaiting detail from the state regarding the amount of vaccine...

York Lions Club and York Hospital: Together We Serve Local Seniors

We are thrilled to announce that York Hospital’s Hancock Family Fund for Healthy Aging recently received a $35,000 Endowment from the York Lions Club to Improve Health Outcomes for Seniors. Christmas came a little early when the York Lions Club contacted York Hospital...

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responsible for managing distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine throughout the state of Maine. York Hospital’s vaccination process is guided by their direction. At this time, the CDC’s current focus for...

Thankful Thursday: Celebrating the Light

This year has directed a spotlight on York Hospital’s frontline caregivers: individuals who are by our patients’ sides along every step of their health care journey. These essential workers attend to our patients’ physical needs in many ways: diagnosing, nursing and...

York Hospital COVID-19 Update

As York Hospital’s Infection Control team continues testing efforts in order to assess its progress containing the COVID-19 outbreak, no new patients have tested positive for COVID, while eight new staff members have received positive results. Additionally, there has...

Vaccinations have Begun for Frontline Staff at York Hospital

We are excited to report that York Hospital’s first shipment of Moderna vaccine was received on December 21, and the first COVID-19 vaccines were administered to caregivers at 8 a.m. December 22. The CDC is currently recommending that COVID-19 vaccine be offered to...