• Maine Nov 23

    Maine to Alter Contact Tracing Plans as Coronavirus Surges

    The surge of coronavirus cases in Maine has necessitated changes to the state’s contact tracing protocols, the state’s top public health officials said Monday. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention will no longer be able to keep in touch with individuals who test positive for the coronavirus over the course of their illness, said Dr. Nirav Shah,...

  • Maine Oct 14

    Maine Moves to Stage 4 of Reopening, Giving Boost to Restaurants Ahead of Winter

    Maine moved into Stage 4 of its COVID-19 economic reopening plan on Tuesday, meaning many businesses and organizations were allowed to host more people inside ahead of the cool and cold weather coming in late fall and winter. Places like restaurants, movie theaters and religious gathering spaces are able to fill either 50% of their seats or allow 100 people…

  • coronavirus Mar 2

    Maine Governor Convenes Coronavirus Response Team

    Maine Gov. Janet Mills has convened a team that’s tasked with coordinating the state’s response to the potential spread of coronavirus. The response team led by Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah briefed the governor and her cabinet on Monday on efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to protect public health. The meeting took place...

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