Lincoln County EMA seeks volunteers, provides resource information

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 10:45am

    Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency wants to help those people in Lincoln County affected by Governor Mills’ recent Executive Order requiring anyone recently returning to the state of Maine to self-quarantine for 14 days.

    There are resources available, including grocery delivery, that will allow you to stay in quarantine. If you need groceries delivered, please call Main Street Grocery in Damariscotta at (207)563-3507 or place an online order at https://www.mymainstreetgrocery.com/contact-us/  to get groceries delivered.

    Rising Tide Co-Op also has delivery service available. Please visit https://risingtide.coop/ to place your order online by noon on Tuesday and Thursday, for delivery on Wednesday and Friday. Residents in the Boothbay Region can call (207)350-7477. 

    Your compliance with the Executive Order will help mitigate the spread of Covid-19.

    Additional information on the Governor’s Executive Order can be found at https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/sites/maine.gov.governor.mills/files/inline-files/EO%2034.pdf and the State’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic can be found at https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/coronavirus.shtml

    If you would like to help with this effort, volunteers will be needed to shop for groceries and delivery orders to those under quarantine. Please visit https://www.maineready.org/need/. Details on these opportunities and many others are listed for you to explore and select a role that fits your abilities.

    To directly help Lincoln County click here:

    Shopper: https://www.maineready.org/need/detail/?need_id=513027

    Deliverer: https://www.maineready.org/need/detail/?need_id=512783

    Lincoln County continues to accept donations of Personal Protection Equipment to distribute to First Responders and agencies in the community that have direct contact with their clients. Many generous citizens and companies have already shown their community spirit by sharing what they can spare.

    PPE donations can be made at the Lincoln County Courthouse, 32 High Street, Wiscasset. Drop-offs will be accepted on the front steps of the Courthouse by the handicap-accessible entrance. The collection bin will be available Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.