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Time: Feb 3, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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This notice is to inform you that the Penobscot Nation will cover the annual membership fee to the Old Town Public Library.  To receive your library card, you will need to complete the form using the link below and emailed back to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters are now available for anyone 18+ who has completed their Pfizer or Moderna vaccination series (6+ months ago) or who received a Janssen vaccine (2+ months ago).

Any member of a federally recognized tribe, eligible non-native tribal employee, and non-native member of tribal households may receive a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Please  call the Health Dept. main line at (207) 817-7400 to schedule an appointment or ask questions.


The first ever Native Amercian Secretary Deb Haaland (Department of Interior) speaks to Penobscot Citizens on the importance of Vaccinations in her visit to the Penobscot Nation

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The COVID-19 pandemic is not over, and it may not be over for a while. There are three easy ways to help your community reach immunity.

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Myths about the COVID Vaccine

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Emergency Rental Assistance (updated 9/23/2021)

The Penobscot Nation has received Emergency Rental Assistance funds from the Department of Treasury to operate a 12  month rental assistance program for eligible households impacted by Covid-19.

 Announcement UPDATED 5/5/21

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ERA Cover Letter updated 11/9/21

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ERA Program Eligibility Criteria

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ERA Income Guidelines

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ERA Regulation

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ERA Application

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ERA Application (fillable)

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Appeals Process 

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 To support transparency and informed decision-making regarding vaccination, the Penobscot Nation Health Dept. will be releasing information about the new COVID-19 vaccines as it is received. Please feel free to reach out to the Health Department at (207) 817-7400 with any questions or concerns about COVID-19 vaccination or the posted information.


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