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York Hospital and YCSA Convene Social Services Summit

York Hospital and YCSA Convene Social Services Summit

A group of nearly 30 social services providers from southern York County met on Monday, August 5 at the York River Landing to discuss collaborative efforts to strengthen “wraparound” care for the under served in our community. After hearing from representatives from...
York Hospital ER Prescribing Suboxone

York Hospital ER Prescribing Suboxone

“In a new initiative to help people overcome opioid addiction, York Hospital is among the first hospitals in Maine to begin prescribing Suboxone—a medical treatment for opioid withdrawal symptoms—in its emergency department.” For the full story, read...
Stay Safe in the Heat

Stay Safe in the Heat

Hot Temperatures and high humidity are forecast today through this weekend, and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect throughout the northeast. To help you beat the heat, here are a few quick tips and reminders from Dr. Robert Hulefeld, Leader of York Hospital’s...
HANCOCK CLASSIC 2019 – Tickets now on Sale!

HANCOCK CLASSIC 2019 – Tickets now on Sale!

Celebrate by the Sea!Join the Hancock Family & York Hospital as we celebrate life, health, and well-being with an evening of fun, music, a festive dinner, surprise guests, and an amazing silent auction!Thursday, August 1, 20195:30-10:00 p.m.Cliff House | Atlantic...
Caregiver Spotlight – Meet Chris!

Caregiver Spotlight – Meet Chris!

We are pleased to turn the Caregiver Spotlight on Chris, Patient Transportation Coordinator for York Hospital. Chris came to York Hospital after a 23-year career with the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, Boston, Massachusetts. After retiring at the rank of...
York Hospital 5K Race Raises $18.4K for The Recovery Center

York Hospital 5K Race Raises $18.4K for The Recovery Center

PHOTO CAPTION: Kennebunk’s Christopher Dunn, left, and York’s Malia Cryan were the winners of the 2019 York Hospital 5K on June 1. If you drive by a sea of runners, walkers, strollers, kids, teens, adults and healthy agers, making their way through York...
May Is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Maine

May Is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Maine

Lyme disease is the most common vectorborne disease in Maine. Ticks are already out and the number of Lyme disease cases is expected to increase as the weather continues to get warmer. May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Maine and the Maine CDC encourage all...
Free Skin Cancer Screening

Free Skin Cancer Screening

Summer is coming! Now is the time to check your skin for unusual moles, freckles or skin discoloration. York Hospital is offering free focused skin cancer screenings by Northeast Dermatology Associates at Kittery Oncology on June 17th. Providers will be available from...
York Hospital 5K Road & Cross Country Race

York Hospital 5K Road & Cross Country Race

Join us on June 1st from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. for the “Running for Recovery” 5K Road & Cross Country Race. The 3.1 mile scenic course winds through York Village and York Harbor. Run, walk, volunteer—or come cheer everyone on! Enjoy games and activities, music,...
Mumps Case Confirmed at York High School

Mumps Case Confirmed at York High School

We have learned from the Maine CDC that there has been a single confirmed case of Mumps in our community.  We are monitoring this closely and have taken all of the necessary steps to keep our staff and patients safe. Please be aware that all employees and patients who...
You Have the Power to Prevent a Fall

You Have the Power to Prevent a Fall

Join York Hospital and the Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA) for their Lunch and Learn presentation, “You Have the Power to Prevent a Fall.” This event will take place from 12 to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20th at York Public Library, located at 15 Long Sands...
York Hospital Offers Rides to Appointments

York Hospital Offers Rides to Appointments

York Hospital now provides FREE rides for patients to and from the main campus, York Hospital Practices, and Walk-In Care Centers. These door-to-door rides are available for any location within the service area, which includes Wells, Ogunquit, York, Cape Neddick,...
York Hospital Offers Support to Furloughed Federal Employees

York Hospital Offers Support to Furloughed Federal Employees

York Hospital is supporting furloughed federal employees during the government shutdown.  Furloughed federal Employees can show their federal employee identification to receive a free meal for themselves and immediate families from our Hospital Dining Room (includes...
Winter Storm Closings: Sunday, 1/20/19

Winter Storm Closings: Sunday, 1/20/19

In an effort to protect the safety of patients and staff, we will close York Hospital Walk-In Care services on Sunday, January 20.  If you need medical attention during this time, please visit our Emergency Rooms in York or Wells. WELLS EMERGENCY CARE:  OPEN, 8A-7P ON...
Caregiver Spotlight – Meet Mattie!

Caregiver Spotlight – Meet Mattie!

We are pleased to introduce you to Mattie Porter. Mattie is a Medical Assistant with Webhannet Internal Medicine, and has been part of the YH family for almost four years. Mattie began her career by taking an initiative in print and web journalism at Husson College....
Recovery Center Featured in Seacoast Sunday

Recovery Center Featured in Seacoast Sunday

Read the article in its entirety.  Learn more about the Recovery Ally Training.   THE RECOVERY CENTER York Hospital’s Recovery Center is the premier seacoast area program offering outpatient treatment  for patients with Substance Use Disorders and for those affected...
Welcome to Medicare One on One Counseling Sessions

Welcome to Medicare One on One Counseling Sessions

Are you, or is someone you know, turning 65 soon? Do you have patients turning 65? York Hospital works with the Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA) to offer FREE seminars and counseling sessions for community members who are eligible for Medicare or who have...
Recovery Ally Training

Recovery Ally Training

If you or someone you know is in trouble, call the Recovery Center at (207) 351-2118.  Click here for more info. Join us for this informational community event on January 28th at the First Parish Church in York. We will gather together to begin a dialogue about what...
Caregiver Spotlight – Meet Judy!

Caregiver Spotlight – Meet Judy!

We are very pleased to introduce you to Judy!Judy is a Registered Nurse who has been part of our ICU team for over forty years.  She began her nursing career in the Portland area, and after nearly a decade relocated to the Berkshires to accompany her husband as he...
York Hospital Serves over 636 Free Meals During Thanksgiving Week

York Hospital Serves over 636 Free Meals During Thanksgiving Week

In just over a week, the York Hospital Dining and Nutrition team served a total of 639 Free Thanksgiving meals with all of the trimmings—to staff and community members on Thanksgiving Day in the Dining Room and at York Hospital in Wells, to residents of the York...
Caregiver Spotlight – Meet Mikey!

Caregiver Spotlight – Meet Mikey!

Meet Mikey! Mikey has been a caregiver with our Patient Supplies team at York Hospital for over fifteen years. With expertise in materials management, Mikey was looking to relocate to Maine with family. He recalled interviewing with the team, and shared that he didn’t...
Dementia: What Is Lost . . . and What Is NOT!

Dementia: What Is Lost . . . and What Is NOT!

November 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm York Public Library 15 Long Sands Road York, ME 03909 United States + Google Map Presenters: Elizabeth Castillo, MD, PhD, York Hospital; Barbara Roberge, PhD, GNP, Massachusetts General Hospital Please join us for this lunchtime...
Kennebunk Walk-In Care Halloween Party!

Kennebunk Walk-In Care Halloween Party!

Please Join Us for Our Open House Halloween Party on Tuesday, Oct. 30th, 4pm-6pm! Come meet the staff and providers and enjoy Halloween-themed activities, treats, and more! All visitors will get a FREE PUMPKIN!  FREE entry into a raffle for a new Bike or Fitbit along...
FLU SHOTS at Walk-In Care! EASY AS PIE.

FLU SHOTS at Walk-In Care! EASY AS PIE.

FLU SHOTS AT YORK HOSPITAL WALK-IN CARE: CARVING SOME TIME OUT OF YOUR SCHEDULE FOR YOUR FLU SHOT COULDN’T BE EASIER. YORK HOSPITAL WALK-IN CARE IS HERE TO HELP BY ANSWERING YOUR QUESTIONS AND GETTING YOU VACCINATED! OPEN 7 DAYS/WEEK in Wells and Sanford; Monday...
York Hospital in Kennebunk Now Open!

York Hospital in Kennebunk Now Open!

York Hospital has been offering professional, compassionate walk-in care to our patients throughout York County for almost ten years! We just opened our fifth location in Sanford and are pleased to be expanding to our sixth Walk-In Care location in Kennebunk! The...
30th Annual Frank E. Hancock Golf Tournament

30th Annual Frank E. Hancock Golf Tournament

Please join us for a great afternoon of golf on Sunday, September 30, at York Hospital’s 30th Annual Hancock Memorial Golf Tournament! Each player will enjoy: Great Golf: 18 holes of golf on one of the area’s best golf courses. The York Golf & Tennis...
Patient Survey Email Alert

Patient Survey Email Alert

Notice to the York Hospital Community: Several patients from the York Hospital community recently received an email that was addressed from York Hospital asking for an opinion about a recent visit. These emails contained fictitious names of people and providers not...
Walk-In Care is Ready for Summer!

Walk-In Care is Ready for Summer!

To help keep your summer easy and breezy, York Hospital is pleased to offer extended hours at Kittery Walk-In Care, Monday through Friday from July 1 through Labor Day. Starting July 1, Walk-In Care and X-ray Hours in Kittery will be: Kittery Walk-In Care and X-ray...
Botox Brings Some Relief For Chronic Migraines

Botox Brings Some Relief For Chronic Migraines

Excerpt from Anne Mozingo’s article in Seacoast Sunday’s January 21, 2018 edition. Read the complete article here. For more information, or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Knox, please call Neurology Associates of York Hospital at (207) 351-3987. It is...
York Hospital Receives Another ‘A’ Rating from Leapfrog

York Hospital Receives Another ‘A’ Rating from Leapfrog

York Hospital has earned its sixth consecutive “A” grade in Hospital Safety. Hospital Safety Scores are assigned to more than 2,500 hospitals across the nation twice annually and are becoming the gold standard measure of patient safety, cited recently in...