Dental Hygiene Services Now Available in Ashland – Schedule Your Cleaning Today!

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Dental Hygiene Services Now Available in Brownville – Schedule Your Cleaning Today!

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KVHC Flu Clinics 2016

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KVHC Welcomes Dr. David Thao

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Katahdin Valley Health Center

Welcomes Our New PODIATRIST

Dr. David Thao

KVHC welcomes Dr. David Thao as the newest member of our patient care team. Dr. Thao was born in Thailand, and raised in Minnesota. A veteran of the US Navy, he received his Bachelor’s degree from Minnesota State University and completed his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Thao is relocating to Maine from Enterprise, Alabama with his wife and two children. Dr. Thao shares KVHC’s passion for providing access to affordable, high quality health care services to those in need. He is looking forward to the natural beauty of Maine, and sharing in KVHC’s vision.
KVHC is pleased to provide podiatry services to all members of the communities we serve. Dr. Thao will begin seeing patients at KVHC clinics in September. For more information or to schedule your appointment, call KVHC today!

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KVHC Celebrates National Health Center Week 2016

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May Medicare Seminars

What is Medicare?
Am I eligible for these benefits?
Learn more about Medicare!

Tammy Delong from the Aroostook Agency on Aging, along with KVHC’s Patient Eligibility Team, will be hosting Medicare Seminars on the following dates. These events are open to anyone in the communities we serve. We will answer any questions you may have about Medicare parts A, B, and D. Learn how these Medicare benefits may be able to help you and your family. Katahdin Valley Health Center’s Patient Eligibility Team Megan Day, Tina McNinch, and Mary Michaud are excited to attend these seminars to help you with your Medicare benefits and coverage questions!

May 18th, 2016 – 9:00 am – 11:00am
59 Bangor St., Houlton


May 25th, 2016 – 9:00 am – 11:00am
33 Walker St., Ashland

2016 Casey White Memorial Scholarship

Click Here to download the 2016 Casey White Memorial Scholarship Application

The Katahdin Valley Health Center Casey White Memorial Scholarship was established in 2012 in memory of V. Casey White. Casey had returned to college after many years in the workforce to pursue a career in Health Care and ultimately obtain his licensure as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Once Casey became an FNP, he practiced for over 30 years providing health care to the people in the Houlton area region. After his untimely passing in February of 2012, Katahdin Valley Health center chose to honor Casey’s memory by creating a scholarship. The scholarship is for individuals with a commitment like Casey’s to pursue higher education while being a member of the workforce, a non-traditional student and well after high school. The KVHC Casey White Memorial scholarship is a $3,000 award that is disbursed annually. The award is paid upon successful completion of the first semester of college with a 2.5 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale. Recipients may re-apply for this award annually for three years.

All forms must be submitted and postmarked by no later than April 15th. The Scholarship Committee will review applications, and decisions will be mailed to applicants by no later than May 30th.

For more information about this scholarship, please e-mail cwscholarship@kvhc.org!

Behavioral Health and Counseling Services: Mark Thurlow, LCSW

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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Assistance – January Meetings

Do you need Affordable Health Insurance?

Katahdin Valley Health Center will be hosting meetings on the Affordable Care Act, with Certified Application Counselors available to answer questions about the Act. Light refreshments will be served at the meetings.

January 14th, 2016 – 4:00 pm – 6:00pm
50 Summer St., Millinocket

Application Counselors: Megan Day and Cindee Perkins


January 21st, 2016 – 4:00 pm – 6:00pm
33 Walker St., Ashland

Application Counselors: Mary Michaud and Megan Day

January 26th, 2016 – 4:00 pm – 6:00pm
59 Bangor St., Houlton

Application Counselors: Megan Day and Tina McNinch

January 27th, 2016 – 4:00 pm – 6:00pm
30 Houlton St., Patten

Application Counselors: Megan Day and Tina McNinch

January 28th, 2016 – 4:00 pm – 6:00pm
180 Main Road, Brownville

Application Counselors: Megan Day and Cindee Perkins

Certified Application Counselors are also available to answer your Affordable Care Act questions Monday through Friday at 1-866-366-5842 extension 325.

KVHC Donates Christmas Gifts to Local Children

Katahdin Valley Health Center hosted its second annual “Giving Tree” event to provide Christmas gifts to local families.

KVHC employees wanted to make a difference in their communities this Holiday Season. KVHC partnered with local schools to determine what the children would like for Christmas. A Christmas tree was put up at each clinic and decorated with cards listing each child’s Christmas wish. The employees came together and through generous donations and internal fundraising activities raised enough money to provide 57 gifts to children in the surrounding communities. In addition to the gifts, KVHC also donated money to its local schools to assist families with meals for their children during the school break.

This initiative was directed by KVHC’s Eligibility Staff, Megan Day, Tina McNinch, and Mary Michaud. Megan says of the Giving Tree, “Working on KVHC’s Giving Tree over the past 2 years has been a very rewarding experience for all of us. As a child, Christmas time was always the most exciting time of the year. I remember the anticipation on Christmas Eve and then waking up bright and early filled with the excitement only a child can feel. We started our giving tree initiative to ease the financial burden on families in our communities and ensure the children get to enjoy the magic that is Christmas.”

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From left to right: Megan Day (Eligibility Coordinator), Tina McNinch (Eligibility Assistant),
Mary Michaud (Eligibility Assistant), Cindee Perkins (Eligibility Assistant)