KINGFIELD — Mt. Abram Regional Health Center will present a week of summer safety information in celebration of National Community Health Center Week from Aug. 11-15.

A Summer Safety table will be available in the waiting area with information focusing on tick and Lyme disease awareness, skin cancer prevention, water safety and secondary drowning, animal bites, fish hooks and identifying poison ivy, oak and sumac.

Mt. Abram Regional Health Center is at 25 Depot St. For more information, call 207-265-4555 or visit

Each year the second week in August is dedicated to celebrating the services and contributions of community health centers. This year’s theme is America’s Health Centers: Local Engines for Healthier Communities. National Health Center Week showcases the importance of these facilities and the impact they have on their communities, providing access to affordable, high quality, cost effective health care to medically vulnerable and underserved people throughout the United States.

Mt. Abram Regional Health Center is a practice of HealthReach Community Health Centers, a system of 11 federally qualified health centers in Central and Western Maine. A private, nonprofit organization with a 39-year history, HealthReach is funded by patient fees, grants and individual donations.

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