Hepatitis A Outbreak Accelerating Update #1

On April 16, 2019, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding acceleration of a Hepatitis A outbreak.

KNH Division of Public Health Services Health Alert Networkey Points and Recommendations:

Free Toolkits: Learn the Signs, Act Early

Learn the SIgns. Act Early.April 3, 2019

Help give families access to valuable information about early developmental milestones! The CDC has a number of free Learn the Signs, Act Early materials available to help you provide information and education to families regarding their child’s development.

Pease Tradeport Public Water Health Consultation Released

April 1, 2019

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) today released the Health Consultation report Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in the Pease Tradeport Public Water Supply in Portsmouth, Newington, and Greenland, NH for public comment until June 3, 2019. The public comment period will provide the community and other stakeholders with the opportunity to review the report and provide input.  

2019 NH Physician Licensure Survey Now Open

Pursuant to RSA 329:9-f, the NH Division of Public Health Services, in collaboration with the NH Board of Medicine and Medical Society, is collecting key practice and capacity data from all licensed physicians in the state during the license renewal cycle. The survey is designed to collect general information regarding your current provider status and the locations at which you routinely practice medicine. The survey is now available to complete and will close on the date renewal application packets are due to the Board of Medicine (6/30). Only physicians due to renew their NH medical license in 2019 will have access to the survey. 

Access the survey

Questions? Contact the Health Professions Data Center at NHPhysicianSurvey@dhhs.nh.gov

Confirmed Measles in Traveler to NH

On March 1, 2019, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding an international traveler with confirmed measles in New Hampshire.

NH DPHS Health AlertKey Points and Recommendations:

NH Pediatric Blood Lead Level Testing Requirements

On February 27, 2019, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding pediatric blood lead level (BLL) testing requirements for NH DPHS Health AlertNew Hampshire.

Key Points and Recommendations: