New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
August 6, 2021 - The DHHS Division of Public Health Services is announcing an adult from Dublin, NH tested positive for Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV), a viral infection transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. This is the first detection of JCV …
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Division of Public Health Services New Hampshire
(9 days ago) Division of Public Health Services. The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is a responsive, expert leadership organization that promotes optimal health and well being for all people in New Hampshire and protects them from illness and injury. DPHS is responsible to serve the public - individuals, families, communities and
Office of Health Equity Division of Public Health
(8 days ago) The Office of Minority Health was created in 1999 to help ensure that all residents of New Hampshire have access to DHHS services and to improve the health of minorities. In 2010, Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs was renamed and …
Regional Public Health Networks Division of Public
(3 days ago) In July 2013 the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, through the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services (BDAS) and Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) established a strategic partnership to align multiple regional and local public health partnerships into one integrated system. The new partnership aims to increase efficiency through single contracts …
Climate and Health Program Division of Public Health
(7 days ago) Public health officials in NH can expect climate change to result in increases in certain infectious diseases, more injuries from severe weather related events, and increased cardiac and respiratory problems from poor air quality and higher pollen levels.
Bureau of Behavioral Health Division of Community Based
(3 days ago) New Hampshire’s community mental health system is defined in NH laws and rules and valued by all New Hampshire citizens. Community Mental Health Centers. Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) are private, full-service clinics that offer a wide variety of therapeutic services.
Health Officer Appointments Division of Public Health
(Just Now) The town health officer shall be the secretary and executive officer of the local board of health and with the board of selectmen constitute the local board of health for the town. Term of Office (RSA 128:4) The town health officer shall hold office for 3 years or until a successor is appointed.
State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human …
(3 days ago) The Department is the largest state government agency, responsible for the health, safety and well-being of the citizens of New Hampshire. The Department provides services for individuals, children, families , and seniors, and administers programs and services such as mental health, developmental disability, substance abuse, and public health.
Maternal and Child Health Division of Public Health
(8 days ago) The NH Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Report is now available. The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Section supports a broad array of programs to improve the availability of and access to high quality preventive and primary health care for all children, and for the reproductive health care of all women and their partners, regardless of their ability to pay.
ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND …
(7 days ago) OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REVISED – 7/29/2019 ACRONYMS MEANING A&A Aid and Attendance Allowance (federal Veteran’s Administration) A/R Child CR At Risk Child Care AA Area Agency AA Area Agency for Developmental Services AADE American Association of Diabetes Educators AAM Adult Assistance Manual
(8 days ago) adolescent health effort; suicide and unintentional injury, substance and tobacco use, and reproductive health issues are all significant health problems for our state’s youth. Increasing socioeconomic, geographic, and ethnic diversities in New Hampshire’s population are resulting in divergent health care needs throughout the state.
About Us New Hampshire Department of Health and Human
(9 days ago) The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the largest agency in New Hampshire state government, responsible for the health, safety and well-being of the citizens of New Hampshire. DHHS provides services for individuals, children, families and seniors, and administers programs and services such as mental health
Role of the Health Officer
(2 days ago) health officer, a selectperson (who is a member of the local Board of Health), or another town official such as a building inspector. If you have safety concerns, ask for a police officer. When your term is completed, meet with the new health officer to …
Bureau of Infectious Disease Control Division of Public
(3 days ago) Public Health Detailing; Immunization Section The mission of the NH Immunization Section is to reduce or eliminate all vaccine preventable diseases. It is a resource for healthcare providers and the general public providing credible information and educational resources regarding the importance of vaccination for all vaccine-preventable diseases.
COVID-19 Pandemic, Update # 45
(2 days ago) THIS IS AN OFFICIAL NH DHHS HEALTH ALERT v1.0 Distributed by the NH Health Alert Network DHHS.Health[email protected]dhhs.nh.gov September 17 Time 1600 (4:00 PM EDT) NH-HAN 20210917 COVID-19 Pandemic, Update # 45 SARS-CoV-2 Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Updates Resumption of Healthcare Provider & Public Health Partner Webinars
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
(6 days ago) Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) as well as various professionals licensed in mental health to ensure a complete continuum of care for its residents. Below is a simplified chart that depicts the organizational structure of the institutions referenced in this amendment application.
Plan to Address Health Disparities and Promote Health
(3 days ago) health, and they contribute significantly to health disparities. Figure 1 illustrates these diverse factors, or social determinants, that impact health. It is the combined differential experiences in access to health care, quality of healthcare, individual health behaviors, and social determinants that result in inequalities in health for racial,
Health Officers’ Enforcement Duties
(9 days ago) Town health officers shall inquire into all nuisances and other causes of danger to the public’s health. Whenever a health officer knows or has cause to suspect that any nuisance or other causes of danger to the public health is in any building or enclosure, he/she may obtain an administrative inspection warrant under RSA 595-B, which
NH Medicaid New Hampshire Department of Health and Human
(8 days ago) NH Medicaid is a federal and state funded health care program that serves a wide range of needy individuals and families who meet certain eligibility requirements. The program works to ensure that eligible adults and children have access to needed health care services by enrolling and paying providers to deliver covered services to eligible
NH Easy Gateway to Services New Hampshire Department of
(5 days ago) Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is pleased to announce an enhanced website that makes it easier for NH residents to apply for DHHS services. Beginning April 4, the New Hampshire Electronic Application System (NH EASY), the website where DHHS clients can apply for cash, medical, Child Care
Self Isolation Guide
(6 days ago) as part of a potential outbreak, please call the NH Department of Health and Human Services at 603-271-4496. Support While in Isolation: Reach out to your healthcare provider or seek emergency care if you have any worsening of symptoms. Isolation can be lonely. Connect with others through phone, video chat, text, and email.
LAWS AND REGULATIONS FOR HEATLH OFFICERS
(3 days ago) NEW HAMPSHIRE LAWS AND REGULATIONS FOR HEALTH OFFICERS M.Cahillane, State of NH 1 of 7 Version: 9/24/20 The following is a list of NH state laws related to municipal health officers, municipalities and the NH DHHS. RSA Number Title of Section – Hyperlinked to RSA text Specific reference to health officers, town or DHHS. Chapter 5 Vital Records
New Hampshire Statewide Primary Care Needs Assessment to
(6 days ago) the Public Health Service Act as amended, Title 3, Sections 330 and 333, which provides for: Assistance to Statewide organizations in the development and delivery of comprehensive primary health care service in areas that lack adequate numbers of health professionals or have populations lacking access to primary care; and
Health Alert Network Division of Public Health Services
(Just Now) The NH Health Alert Network (NH HAN) is a 24/7/365 comprehensive system for public health emergency notifications and alerts in response to events or incidents of public health significance. It includes a network of individuals and the software and hardware needed to create messages and respond to communications around public health incidents.
New Hampshire Crisis Standards of Care Plan
(9 days ago) Behavioral and Mental Health 29. Criteria for Behavioral Health Admission 30 Capacity of Inpatient Behavioral Health Treatment Units 30 Community and Outpatient Mental Health 30. Pediatrics 31 Healthcare Workforce 32. Quarantine 32 Scope of Practice 32 Trainees and Supervision 33 Other Licensing Considerations 33 Staff Support 33
New Hampshire Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19
(7 days ago) • CDC released their Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People at the end of May, and they continue to use this as the basis for their guidance on face mask use and physical distancing in specific settings (i.e., face mask use and physical distancing guidance is based on an person’s vaccination status)
NH DHHS Data Portal
(1 days ago) Welcome to the NH Health and Human Services Data Portal. The NH Department of Health and Human Services data portal is an interactive website aggregating health and social services data and producing customized reports, maps and time trend analysis on hundreds of health related indicators at the town, county and state level.
Radon Health Risks Radon Program Divison of Public
(1 days ago) On January 13, 2005, Dr. Richard H. Carmona, the U.S. Surgeon General, issued the national health advisory on radon below. "Indoor radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and breathing it over prolonged periods can present a significant health risk to families all over the county," Dr. Carmona said.
Governor-Designated and Secretary-Certified Rural Health
(7 days ago) The Rural Health and Primary Care Section has already determined that the area in which the requesting service is located is not, and cannot be, designated via the standard Medically Underserved Area (MUA) or Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) designation processes.
Poly- and Per-fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Division of
(3 days ago) The Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) in collaboration with the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) is responding to a positive test result for perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) in a water sample from a well that serves the Pease Tradeport and the NH Air National Guard Base at Pease.
Community Health Services Network, LLC
(6 days ago) The Community Health Services Network envisions that the health and social challenges of the whole person will be improved through a regional integrated network of care accomplished through shared governance utilizing clinical and performance standards. Recognizing the need to …
NH Mental Health Care Access in Pediatrics Program
(8 days ago) Mental health disorders in NH’s pediatric population ranks high compared to national averages. According to The National Survey of Children's Health, 12.6% of NH youth have one or more emotional, behavioral, or developmental condition, and of those, nearly half received mental health treatment or counseling within the past year.
Towards Health Equity – A review of disparities in
(6 days ago) Health Statistician Michael Laviolette, formerly in the Bureau of Health Statistics and Data Management, for his reweighting of the data to enable county and city - based estimates, in addition to statewide estimates. Also, we thank Dr. Trinidad Telez, Director of the Office of Health Equity,
New Hampshire Oral Health Data
(4 days ago) health issue and underscoring the fact that oral health is essential and connected to overall health. The status of one’s oral health impacts their ability to interact with the world in many ways. A healthy mouth means more than just having a pretty smile. Having a healthy mouth
Contact Us Division of Public Health Services New
(Just Now) Community Health Services. Communicable Disease Control & Surveillance. Food Protection. Health Officer Liaison Unit. Health Statistics & Data Management. Immunization. Improving Public Health In NH. Public Health Laboratories. Nutrition & Health Promotion. Radiological Health. Therapeutic Cannabis Program . Tobacco Prevention & Control
Social Determinants of Health
(Just Now) New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services NH RPHN CHIP Priorities- January 2017 Page 1 of 60 3. Support and implement early childhood education programs that address literacy, numeracy, cognitive development, socio-emotional development, and motor skills. 4.
State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human …
(2 days ago) Children’s Behavioral Health to coordinate and integrate children’s mental health services into a system of care. Today, the Bureau coordinates services to ensure behavioral health conditions can be addressed at a young age, leading to better …
State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human
(4 days ago) The Department’s Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is responsible for serving the public - individuals, families, communities and organizations - by delivering high quality, evidencebased services- that promote health and wellbeing. DPHS responds promptly to public health threats, inquiries, and emerging issues.
Home Visiting NH Maternal & Child Health Division of
(6 days ago) Home Visiting New Hampshire (HVNH) is a preventive program that provides health, education, support and linkages to other community services for Medicaid-eligible pregnant women and their families in their homes. Eighteen community-based HVNH programs across the state serve over 700 families per year.
Prediabetes Diabetes Education Program Division of
(8 days ago) The National Diabetes Prevention Program can help you take charge of your health to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. What Is the National Diabetes Prevention Program? National Diabetes Prevention Program features an approach that is proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. As part of a group, you will work with a trained lifestyle coach and
Foster Care Health Program Division of Children, Youth
(8 days ago) The Foster Care Health Program (FCHP) is committed to meeting the health care needs of children in out-of-home placement. Through healthcare coordination and consultation, children in out-of-home placements through DCYF will receive the on-going care they need to achieve and maintain optimal physical, emotional and developmental health.
Common Resources During COVID-19
(3 days ago) Mental Health Resources Common Resources During COVID-19 General Support When in doubt start here! • 2-1-1: Directs to all information and supports available during COVID-19. Call 2-1-1 or visit www.211nh.org. • Family Resource Centers: FRcs as a "front-door" to services – they provide many supports directly and help families navigate to whatever else they might
MEDICAID AND SCHOOL HEALTH: A TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE …
(6 days ago) school health services can play, the Medicaid program has been supportive of school-centered health care as an effective method of providing access to essential medical care to eligible children. There are, however, challenges in the collaboration between the Medicaid program and the schools. Federal Medicaid requirements are complex and the
State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human …
(3 days ago) NH Medicaid is a federal and state funded health care program that serves a wide range of needy individuals and families who meet certain eligibility requirements. The program works to ensure that eligible adults and children have access to needed health care services by enrolling and paying providers to deliver covered
I Care Mental Health & Wellness Initiative NH Department
(9 days ago) Mental Health Resources. See the list of Community Mental Health Centers to find mental health services in your region.; The national Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.; NAMI-NH provides support, education, and …