Health and Wellness

Bethany Heal, District Nurse

Phone (207) 943-7346 ext 108

"The Greatest Wealth is Health"

  • Ticks and Lyme Disease

Ticks carry dangerous diseases and are looking to feed. Here is a good article about ticks in Maine from The Bangor Daily News.

To prevent Lyme disease, the best thing to do if you are walking/hiking in the woods or tall grass is to wear light colored clothing, tuck pants into socks and inspect yourselves after you've been out. In most cases a tick has to be attached for 36 hours before it transmits the Lyme's bacteria.

  • Blood-borne Pathogens

The MSAD#41 District is committed to providing a safe and healthful work environment for our entire staff. In pursuit of this goal, the following exposure control plan (ECP) is provided to eliminate or minimize occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens in accordance with OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.1030,