Penquis - District 6


Overview

  • Covers Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties
  • District Characteristics
    • 164,765 people (Census 2006 est.). 22.4 persons per square mile (Census 2006 est.)
    • 2 county governments: Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties
    • 60 municipalities (incorporated local governments) incl. a city, towns 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.)
    • One Tribal Nation: Penobscot Nation, Indian Island
  • Healthy Maine Partnerships (HMPs)
    • Bangor Region Health and Wellness, Bangor (Lead/fiscal agent: City of Bangor Health & Community Services)
    • Partnership for a Healthy Northern Penobscot, Millinocket-Lincoln-Old Town (Lead/fiscal: Katahdin Shared Services, Inc.)
    • Piscataquis Public Health Council, Dover-Foxcroft (Lead/fiscal: Mayo Regional Hospital)
    • Note: Healthy Communities of Sebasticook Valley, based in Pittsfield (Central District) has State contract approval for service delivery to 6 towns in Penquis District; they collaborate closely with Penquis District and Bangor HMP leaders.
  • Maine CDC District Contact
  • Health Data and Information