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Memorial bench installed in Belfast City Park garden

June 21st, 2012

On May 20, the granite bench ordered in memory of Diane Whitten, RN, was installed in the memorial garden in Belfast City Park. Nurses from the hospital, along with friends and family members, have been working on the garden, which is located just to the right of the entrance.

Posted in Hospital News, In the Community, June 2012 InPulse, Uncategorized

Hospital helps with BSB’s peanut butter drive

June 21st, 2012

Andrea Walker, Community Services Manager, left, Cathy Reynolds, branch manager of the local Bangor Savings Bank. and Ann Hooper, Imaging Department Manager, right, hold up some of the 238 jars of peanut butter, 159 jars of jelly and seven jars of fluff that the hospital collected to help Bangor Savings Bank with its peanut butter drive for local food pantries. Those 404 jars helped the local branch win the top prize among the Bangor Savings Bank branches statewide.

Posted in Hospital News, In the Community, June 2012 InPulse, Uncategorized

National Marionette Theatre performs in Belfast

June 21st, 2012

After the National Marionette Theatre presented its performance of Pinocchio in April, members of the Syrotiak family of Brattleboro, Vermont, showed the 175 individuals present at Belfast Area High School how the marionettes work. The National Marionette Theatre is one of the oldest continually-running marionette theaters in the United States, amazing audiences around the world for more than 40 years. The free family event was sponsored by Waldo County General Hospital.

Posted in Hospital News, In the Community, June 2012 InPulse

Second graders tour the hospital

June 21st, 2012

As they have done for years, second graders recently toured the hospital. Here, Holly Emerson, Communications Supervisor, shows students how fingerprints are taken of new babies.

Posted in Hospital News, In the Community, June 2012 InPulse, Uncategorized

AJCHC ambulance crew honored

June 21st, 2012

The Arthur Jewell Community Health Center ambulance crew was recently honored with a meal and a plaque for Outstanding Community Service by the Knox Station Grange. The ambulance service is committed to giving quality care to the towns they cover, along with improving response times. If anyone is interested in joining this great team, they have a place for you. Feel free to call Matthew Shaw for more information at 568-3786. Pictured from left are Director Matthew Shaw, Andrew Ashland, Joy Gurney, George Gallagher, Sandy Whitcomb, Mikka Pelletier, Pony Stubbs, and Mark Maddocks.

Posted in Hospital News, In the Community, June 2012 InPulse, Uncategorized

Cardiac Rehab 5K held

June 21st, 2012

The first Cardiac Rehab 5K, held last month at Belfast Area High School, attracted 43 walkers. $356 was raised for scholarships for those who need help to be able to attend the new Phase 3 rehab program, which is not covered by insurance.The department plans to make this an annual event.

Posted in Hospital News, In the Community, June 2012 InPulse, Uncategorized

Preventing breathing issues in hot humid weather

June 18th, 2012

Posted in Doctor Recommendation, General Information, J2H TV

Mexican Layered Salad

June 7th, 2012

Layer 1:

Head of Romaine lettuce, chopped up

Layer 2:

Mix together 1pkg frozen sweet corn, 1 can low-sodium black beans, rinsed, ¼ cup cilantro, chopped, 1 TBL cumin, 1 TBL lemon juice, 1 TBL lime juice

Layer 3:

Low-fat sour cream

Layer 4:


Layer 5:

Chopped red pepper

Layer 6:

Mix together in a jar:

Juice of 4 limes.

½ cup cilantro

1 TBL honey

¼- ½ cup olive oil

1 TBL vinegar (preferably apple cider vinegar)


Optional variations:

Add a Pico de Gallo layer

Eliminate the black beans and top with chicken or shrimp


Posted in Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating, J2H TV, Journey to Health, Recipes, Uncategorized

The importance of sleep hygeine

May 29th, 2012

Posted in Uncategorized

Sleep studies dramatically change patients lives

May 29th, 2012

Posted in Healthy Living, J2H TV

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