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Week Long Program Brings Attention To Children’s Educational And Health Services

Week Long Program Brings Attention To Children’s Educational And Health Services

| April 7, 2014

The Aroostook County Action Program is dedicating this week to young children. It’s the annual “Week of the Young Child” to celebrate the importance of early childhood developmental opportunities and more. It’s about bringing attention to the needs of young children and their families, those especially below the poverty line who have needs. Cathy Bohls, […]

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Deadline for Open Enrollment for the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace is March 31st

Deadline for Open Enrollment for the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace is March 31st

| March 19, 2014

If you haven’t signed up for health insurance through the health insurance marketplace, you only have 2 more weeks. One way to apply for coverage is online at www.healthcare.gov, you can apply my mail, over the phone by calling 1-800-318-2596, or a navigator can help you in person. “There’s a special enrollment for after March […]

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ACAP Educates Kids About Dental Health, and Offers Free Dental Screenings

ACAP Educates Kids About Dental Health, and Offers Free Dental Screenings

| February 14, 2014

It was all smiles at the ACAP child and family center, because kids learned about the importance of dental health as part of National Children’s Dental Health Month. “Having good dental health is not only important for adults, but for children as well…I’m ready for my exam.” “It’s really important for our overall health. It […]

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County Organizations Encourage Women to Get Mammograms on World Cancer Day

County Organizations Encourage Women to Get Mammograms on World Cancer Day

| February 4, 2014

Raising awareness about the importance of regular mammograms – that’s what three county organizations came together to do on Tuesday. The Aroostook Medical Center, the Aroostook County Action Program, and Daigle Oil Company all teamed up to encourage women to take a big step in the fight against breast cancer and get screened. Sonya Dechene […]

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Consolidated Appropriations Act Provides Over $5 Million To LIHEAP!

Consolidated Appropriations Act Provides Over $5 Million To LIHEAP!

| January 31, 2014

Good news for those in need of heating assistance this winter.   Roughly 5.5 million dollars of additional LIHEAP funding has been released to the state of Maine. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is available for people who need help with their heating expense.   The assistance benefits from the program, so far, […]

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