ATTENTION: ANY TRIBAL MEMBERS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE FISH & GAME COMMITTEE CAN PICK UP AN APPLICATION FROM THE FRONT DESK AT THE NICHOLAS SAPIEL BUILDING. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL FAYE LAWSON @ 817-7331.
Forestry would like to notify any beaver trappers that there are two areas where nuisance beavers have been active in the Mattamiscontis area. The season starts October 1, 2021. One group of nuisance beaver is near the South Branch Lake outlet dam. The other group is at the arch culvert over Johnny Ayers Stream on the Loop Road in Mattamiscontis.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to allow for use of a single booster dose.
If you received a Penobscot Nation Trust Fund Member Information Update & Direct Deposit form in the mail, the correct return address for the form is 12 Wabanaki Way, not 28 Wabanaki Way. You only need to fill out this form if you would like to update your information on file. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any questions please call us at (207) 817-7311.
Happy Hunting- Ben Simpson, Wildlife Biologist
With the migration to the new pharmacy systems, the Health Department is asking patients to show their insurance cards at their next visit/pickup, even if they've already provided copies this year. The cards must be scanned into the new systems for billing purposes. Please call the main line at (207) 817-7400 with any questions.
Thank you for your assistance during this transition!
Penobscot Nation Business Interruption Grant Program Open
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
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.
Myths about the COVID Vaccine
New Timber Sale- Mattamiscontis Area
Pediatric sports physical clinics are now open for August at the Penobscot Nation Health Department. Please call the main line @ (207) 817-7400 to book an appointment or ask questions.
PENOBSCOT NATION YOUTH PROGRAM OPENING INFORMATION
Dear Community Members,
This Notice is to inform you there is currently a Program through Q Link. This Program can help you with getting a cell phone for free monthly or very low monthly rates, discounts on internet and a free tablet for $10.00 to pay for shipping.
Spring is upon us and that means the ticks are out. It’s looking like this season is going to be a bad tick year (conditions must be right for them). I wanted to send out this pamphlet with some information on ticks and Lyme disease. This info will help you protect yourself while you are spending time outside.
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
ERA Cover Letter updated 6/9/21
ERA Program Eligibility Criteria
ERA Income Guidelines
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.
We are also asking community members to complete the following survey regarding COVID-19 vaccination to help inform the process and estimate community needs:
Health and Safety Checkpoint Protocol
Penobscot Nation Penobscot Nation COVID 19