About us

Greater Franklin County is tucked in the beautiful western mountain foothills of Maine, one of the most spectacular places in New England. This quaint, four-season region offers numerous opportunities for its 40,000 residents, including a nationally-acclaimed health care system, pristine lakes, panoramic views and bustling downtowns with a distinct local flavor.

The region's health care is served by Franklin Community Health Network, a locally controlled, nonprofit, integrated network of rural health care providers, created by Franklin Memorial Hospital in 1991. Our affiliates include Franklin Memorial Hospital, Franklin Health medical practices, Evergreen Behavioral Services, Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County, and NorthStar EMS, the region's ambulance service. We have been part of the MaineHealth system since October 2014.

Our mission is to work cooperatively with others to achieve the highest level of health and wellness possible for the people of West Central Maine.

Thinking about working and living here?

Franklin County, Maine is a unique blend of sophisticated culture and laid-back charm amidst natural beauty. Learn more

We are a college town, too!

Farmington is home to Maine’s first public institution of higher education, the University of Maine at Farmington. Learn more

Did you know?

Franklin Memorial Hospital provides advanced, high-quality outpatient specialty care such as cardiology, cancer care, pulmonology, podiatry, urology and more.

Outpatient Specialty Care

Zachary Blakeman, DPM

Dr. Blakeman brings a valuable specialty in podiatry to Greater Franklin County treating patients with a wide range of foot and ankle challenges.

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  • Emily Jacobs
    Doctor joins Franklin Health Pediatrics

    Emily Jacobs, DO, has joined the Franklin Memorial Hospital medical staff as a provider at Franklin Health Pediatrics and at the hospital’s Maternal and Child Health Unit providing inpatient care for newborns and children.

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    Winter Windfall Raffle Tickets on Sale

    Tickets for the Healthy Community Coalition’s (HCC) 10th annual Winter Windfall calendar raffle are now available until the end of January. By donating $10 per ticket to HCC, the donor will be eligible for 31 prizes to be drawn daily throughout January.

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