HealthWays/Regional Medical Center at Lubec, Inc. is a federally qualified health center, funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration by the Bureau of Primary Health Care, and has been providing health care services in Lubec, Maine since 1971.
HealthWays/Regional Medical Center at Lubec provides a wide range of outpatient primary care services for over 4,000 patients in its Lubec and East Machias clinics. HealthWays/Regional Medical Center at Lubec serves the entire county for services in substance abuse, mental health, and home health care services with offices in Lubec, East Machias, and Calais.
Core clinical services include family medical, dental, mental health counseling, laboratory, podiatry, school-based health clinic, and patient education services. Current programs include: Primary Health and Dental Care, Behavioral Health Services, Substance Abuse Counseling, HIV Prevention and Outreach, Breast and Cervical Health Program, Cancer Support Groups and Fitness Center.
Settled in 1785 and incorporated in 1811, Lubec is the easternmost town in the continental United States. Located on a headland, with 97 miles of shoreline (click here for tide charts) the town is approximately eleven miles east of the intersection of Routes 1 and 189.
Lubec’s surrounding terrain offers a rugged coastal setting and natural beauty, combined with solitude and tranquility rarely found on other more frequented parts of the Maine coast.
With activities, affordable services and amenities to welcome and satisfy entrepreneurs, vacationing singles, couples and families, Lubec is becoming the natural destination of choice for all who love the great outdoors.
The town’s inhabitants have celebrated their isolated existence and unique, unaffected character, community, and culture for over two hundred years. Lubec Landmarks provides tours of the skinning shed of the McCurdy Smokehouse Museum on Water Street. Lubec Historical Society's exhibits may be viewed at 135 Main Street. A fun way to learn about Lubec history or its special nature, is to download a recorded audio tour at Tours of Lubec and Cobscook. Discover a little more about our community and character in the first and second whale's story.
And with every intention of retaining that uniqueness, local businesses welcome and cater to a growing number of summer residents, new home-owners from 'away', and seasonal vacationers.
In recent years, Lubec has seen an increasing amount of focus on the creative arts, providing interested residents and visitors with educational and enjoyment opportunities including: Fiber-arts, music, painting, photography, sculpture, and theater
Lubec (with Quoddy Head State Park and multiple public lands) and the surrounding area (with the Roosevelt Campobello International Park, Cobscook Bay State Park and Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge) offer the self-initiating a variety of seasonal and year-round activities such as: Nature photography, cycling, walking and hiking*, lighthouse viewing - 5 in the immediate area, browsing artists’ studios and galleries, antiquing, birding, whale, seal and puffin-watching, eco-touring and island cruising, fishing and hunting, recreational boating, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, ice-fishing, and snowmobiling.
Whether planning your next vacation, considering retirement to a rural coastal community, or relocating to start a new life or a business, isn’t it time you came to Lubec?