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April 18, 2021

Milestone includes more than 1 in 3 eligible residents who have received final doses

April 14, 2021

Governor Janet Mills today extended the State of Civil Emergency (PDF) through May 13, 2021. The Governor’s decision to extend the emergency is in line with nearly every other state in the nation which have ongoing emergency declarations, according to the National Governors Association.

April 14, 2021

Governor Janet Mills issued the following statement on the passing of Thomas Delahanty II, former U.S. Attorney for Maine:

April 13, 2021

Governor Janet Mills, Maine Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeanne Lambrew and Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Nirav D. Shah issued the following statement today:

April 8, 2021

Governor Janet Mills has signed the following into law:

April 6, 2021

In accordance with a directive of the President, Governor Janet Mills extended the lowering of the United States and State of Maine flags statewide to half-staff by one more day through April 7, 2021 in honor of Congressman Alcee Hastings of Florida who passed away today.

April 6, 2021

Maine to host New England's second mobile vaccination unit capable of delivering at least 250 shots per day

The Mills Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today a partnership to launch a groundbreaking mobile vaccination unit that will provide COVID-19 vaccinations to people in rural and under-served communities across Maine.

April 2, 2021

Executive order calls for plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation through electric vehicle growth, new charging infrastructure

April 1, 2021

Governor Janet Mills announced today that all Maine residents age 16 and older will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine beginning next Wednesday, April 7, 2021. The acceleration of Maine’s vaccination timeline by a week and a half comes as Maine is expected to receive a significant increase in vaccine supply from the Federal government. Vaccination for residents age 16 and older had previously been scheduled to begin on April 19, 2021.

March 31, 2021

AUGUSTA, Maine  In a letter to Maine’s Congressional Delegation, Governor Janet Mills this week requested that the Federal government provide dedicated funding to address the growing issue of PFAS both in Maine and across the country. The Governor, who thanked the Congressional Delegation for their ongoing work on the issue, also outlined a slate of steps the Federal government could take to assist Maine in its efforts to address PFAS contamination.