Farmington hospital unit restricts visitors

FARMINGTON — For the safety of the babies on the Franklin Memorial Hospital Maternal and Child Health Unit (MCH), no children under the age of 12 are allowed on the unit during the flu season, unless they are healthy siblings of an infant in the unit.

All other visitors must also be feeling well and should wash their hands before and after entering the unit.

For additional information, contact the MCH unit at 207-779-2295.

The Ark to host mental health series

LEWISTON — A mental health prevention series will be hosted by Martin Raj, health and wellness consultant for the Ark, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27, at the Ark & Olive Branch Cafe, 791 Lisbon St.

Topics will be as follows: Feb. 6, “Mental Health a Major Issue”; Feb. 13, “Signs, Symptoms & Causes”; Feb. 20, “Lifestyle Challenges & Changes”; and Feb. 27, “Prevention Is Better Than Cure.”

To register, call Janet at 603-759-1994 or email [email protected] For more information, visit

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