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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak

Update # 44 mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine 3rd Dose Recommendations On August 13, 2021, NH DHHS issued a health alert on mRNA COVID-19 vaccine 3rd dose recommendations. Key Points and Recommendations: On August 12th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized use of a 3rd dose of the... Continue Reading

08/13/2021


NH Lowers Pediatric Blood Lead Action Level to 5 mcg/dL and Changes Elevated Blood Lead Level (BLL)
NH Lowers Pediatric Blood Lead Action Level to 5 mcg/dL and Changes Elevated Blood Lead Level (BLL)

On July 2, 2021, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding NH’s lowering of the pediatric blood lead action level to 5 mcg/dL Key Points and Recommendations: Effective July 1, 2021, NH RSA 130-A, Lead Paint Poisoning Prevention and Control, lowers the NH public health action level for... Continue Reading

07/2/2021


Cultivating effective physician leadership across the Granite State
Cultivating effective physician leadership across the Granite State

This past Monday, the Spring meeting of the Council of New England State Medical Societies was held virtually via Zoom. The meeting is held as a platform to share successes and challenges and to support one another as stakeholders in the public health of our region. Each Medical Society President... Continue Reading

05/11/2021


NH Medical Society Statement on Continued Mask Wearing during the COVID-19 Pandemic
NH Medical Society Statement on Continued Mask Wearing during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The New Hampshire medical community urges individuals, communities, schools and businesses to continue to follow Centers for Disease Control and NH Division of Public Health Services guidelines that highlight the efficacy of wearing masks in slowing the community transmission of COVID-19 in New... Continue Reading

04/20/2021


Third New Hampshire Mass Vaccination Event
Third New Hampshire Mass Vaccination Event

Last weekend marked the third mass vaccination event held at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH. It was the first that I had the privilege of playing a small role in and I was extremely impressed with the organization from start to finish. I’d like to share some of my experience... Continue Reading

04/14/2021


Three medical transformations during the pandemic
Three medical transformations during the pandemic

It has now been just over one year since the arrival of COVID-19 changed the way that medical care is delivered. Reflecting back at the time of crossing this milestone, I remain impressed not only by the response, but at the speed of the response. Compared to many other industries, the pace of... Continue Reading

03/24/2021


The Opportunity to Join in Making a Difference
The Opportunity to Join in Making a Difference

Over the course of the past year, the Medical Society has extended the distribution of the weekly NHMS Pulse publication to both members and non-members, as well as the weekend NH COVID-19 Update. We felt this important as it carried current communications related to the COVID-19 response,... Continue Reading

03/3/2021


Why I chose to be vaccinated against COVID-19
Why I chose to be vaccinated against COVID-19

When the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived in New Hampshire on December 14, and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services released the NH Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Plan, healthcare workers were identified as being among the first to be offered the vaccine. The... Continue Reading

01/12/2021