Central - District 5


  • Covers Somerset and Kennebec Counties
  • District Characteristics
    • 173,317 people (Census 2006 est.) 36.2 persons per square mile (Census 2006 est.)
    • 2 county governments: Kennebec and Somerset Counties
    • 62 municipalities (incorporated local governments) incl. cities, towns and plantations, (unincorporated townships are a recognized part of the District. A TWP is officially served by the Maine CDC and may be served by the Local Health Officer of an adjacent town upon request.)
  • Healthy Maine Partnerships (HMPs)
    • Healthy Communities of the Capitol Area, Gardiner (lead/fiscal agent: Healthy Communities of the Capitol Area, Inc.)
    • Greater Waterville PATCH, Waterville (lead/fiscal: Waterville PATCH, Inc.)
    • Greater Somerset Public Health Collaborative (formerly SCARP), Skowhegan note: new lead agency (lead/fiscal: Redington-Fairview Hospital
    • Healthy Communities of Sebasticook Valley, Pittsfield (lead/fiscal: Sebasticook Valley Hospital)
    • Note: Sebasticook Valley HMP is based in Central District but its State contract approves service delivery to 8 towns in the Central District (8 in Somerset CO; 1 in Kennebec CO) and 8 towns in the Penquis District (Penobscot CO). They collaborate closely with both Districts and HMPs
  • Maine CDC District Contact
    • Paula Thomson
      Central District Public Health Liaison
      Maine CDC
      35 Anthony Avenue
      Augusta, ME  04333
      Office:  287-2613
      Fax:  624-8074
  • Health Data and Information