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Press Releases for 2013

December
12/20/2013 One Lot of HPV Vaccine Recalled by Manufacturer
12/17/2013 New Hampshire Receives Score of 8 out of 10 on Infectious Disease Preparedness Assessment, Highest in the Country
12/12/2013 Division of Public Health Services Promotes Quitting Tobacco with Contest
12/11/2013 New Hampshire Fifth Healthiest State in the Nation According to New Report
12/11/2013 DHHS Provides Update on MCM Program Transition
12/09/2013 New Hampshire Responds to Excessive Drinking and Substance Use Concerns Among College Students
12/09/2013 DHHS Recognizes National Influenza Immunization Week
12/04/2013 New Hampshire Scores Average on First National Health Security Preparedness Index
12/03/2013 DHHS Launches MCM Program
12/02/2013 DHHS Recognizes December 1st as World AIDS Day
 
November
11/27/2013 DHHS Prepares For Transition to NH’s Medicaid Care Management Program
11/25/2013 Food Safety Tips for the Holiday Season
11/21/2013 New Hampshire Hospital Earns National Recognition for Demonstrating Its Commitment to Quality Care
11/18/2013 DHHS Launches Campaign to Promote Diabetes Education
11/18/2013 DHHS Announces Next Phase of Enrollment for Medicaid Care Management
11/14/2013 DHHS Joins with Governor to Celebrate NH’s Adoptive Families at Statehouse Event
11/12/2013 New Hampshire Residents Reminded Not to Use Recalled OxyElite Pro Supplement
 
October
10/29/2013 New Hampshire Holds First Infant Safe Sleep Symposium
10/28/2013 DHHS Offers Halloween Tips to Keep Children Healthy and Safe
10/26/2013 DHHS Provides Updates to Boston Salads Recall
10/25/2013 Food Items from Massachusetts Recall Sold in New Hampshire
10/25/2013 DHHS Releases Findings: Prescription Drug Abuse Data
10/24/2013 DHHS Announces Additional Assistance to Support MCM Open Enrollment
10/22/2013 It Takes Two: Shared Expectations for Teens and Parents for Driving National Teen Driving Awareness Week, October 20–26
10/18/2013 DHHS Recognizes National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
10/14/2013 New Hampshire Residents Urged Not to Use Recalled OxyElite Pro Supplement
10/11/2013 Additional Client Information Sessions Scheduled for Medicaid Care Management
10/09/2013 DHHS Identifies a Horse Positive for WNV from Belmont
10/08/2013 DHHS Identifies Additional Horse Positive for EEE
 
September
09/30/2013 DHHS Announces Medicaid Care Management Sessions for Clients
09/26/2013 DHHS Encourages Testing for National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Friday September 27
09/26/2013 DHHS Announces Adult Vaccination Campaign
09/25/2013 DHHS Announces Changes in Food Stamp Benefits
09/24/2013 DHHS Identifies Positive Test for EEE in Horse in Ossipee
09/23/2013 DHHS Announces Medicaid Care Management Forums for Providers
09/20/2013 Test Results in Possible Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Case Announced
09/20/2013 Public Health Laboratories Announce Award from the FDA for Scientific Collaboration on Fish Testing
09/20/2013 New Hampshire Residents Encouraged to Get a Seasonal Flu Vaccine
09/20/2013 DHHS Announces CMS Approval of Medicaid Care Management Contracts and Rates
09/20/2013 New Hampshire to Take “One Step at a Time” to Reduce Falls
09/12/2013 DHHS Identifies Positive Test for EEE in a Horse in Derry
09/11/2013 DHHS Announces Care Management Open Enrollment For Medicaid Clients
09/10/2013 New Hampshire Announces Recall of Pet Chicken Jerky Due to Risk of Salmonella
09/10/2013 CDC Funds New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services to Strengthen Their Oral Disease Prevention Programs
09/10/2013 DHHS Announces First Human Case of WNV This Season
09/09/2013 Preventing Suicide Through Changing Attitudes: The Times They Are A Changin’
09/05/2013 DHHS Releases Findings: State Ranks High for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Among Young Adults
09/04/2013 Possible Patient Exposure to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Announced
   
August
08/30/2013 DHHS Investigates Second Case of Hepatitis A in Food Service Worker
08/19/2013 DHHS Identifies First Positive Test Results of the Year for Eastern Equine Encephalitis
08/16/2103 New Hampshire Breastfeeding Rates Rise Along with Decrease in Obesity among Low-Income Children
08/15/2013 Department of Health Wraps Up Hepatitis A Response
08/15/2013 Fourth Annual Hospital and First Ambulatory Surgery Center Healthcare-Associated Infections Reports Released
08/14/2013 Medicaid Care Management Program Start Date Set
08/07/2013 DHHS Investigates Case of Hepatitis A in Food Service Worker
08/01/2013 DHHS Identifies First Jamestown Canyon Virus and Powassan Virus
Cases in New Hampshire
08/01/2013 DHHS Identifies Positive Test Results for West Nile Virus
 
July
07/24/2013 New Hampshire Receives High Marks for Public Health Preparedness
07/17/2013 Berlin District Office Closed Until Further Notice
07/15/2013 DHHS Advises People to Take Precautions During Extreme Heat
07/09/2013 Three Receive Recognition Awards for Breastfeeding Promotion
07/03/2013 New Hampshire Department of Health Encourages Parents and Caregivers to Talk with Child Care and Camps about Child Safety This Summer
07/01/2013 Health Department Encourages New Hampshire Residents to Take Precautions against Mosquito-Borne Diseases
07/01/2013 Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Starts Up Again
 
June
06/28/2013 Department of Health Partners with Medscape to Enhance Public Health Alert System
06/27/2013 Scenic Fruit Company Recalls Woodstock Frozen Organic Pomegranate Kernels Due To Possible Health Risk
06/26/2013 Have You Been Tested? Know Your Status
06/21/2013 DHHS Releases Final Report of Investigation into Hepatitis C Outbreak at Exeter Hospital; Announces Community Meeting
06/13/2013 Food Safety Tips for the Summer Season
06/06/2013 DHHS Announces New Case of Hepatitis C Associated with a Previous Exeter Hospital Outbreak Case
 
May
05/30/2013 DHHS Issues Reminder about Disease Prevention Efforts for Tick Season in New Hampshire
05/29/2013 New Hampshire City and State Health Departments Encourage Residents to Quit Tobacco Use
05/24/2013 Division of Public Health Recognizes “Don’t Fry Day”
05/23/2013 Health Department Recognizes Women’s Health Week
05/16/2013 Free EPA Lead Safety Training Classes Being Offered
05/16/2013 Department of Health Recognizes Stroke Prevention and High Blood Pressure Awareness Month
05/15/2013 DHHS Recognizes May as Foster Care Month
05/14/2013 Health Department and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Give Second Annual Immunization Champion Award
05/03/2013 DHHS Recognizes Hepatitis Awareness Month and Second Annual Testing Day
05/01/2013 NH Department of Health Recognizes National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
 
April
04/30/2013 DHHS Issues Warning about Consumption of Wild Mushrooms
04/22/2013 DHHS Recognizes National Infant Immunization Week
04/22/2013 New Hampshire Senior Volunteers Honored for Their Service to Seniors
04/15/2013 DHHS Medicaid Medical Director Named to National Panel
04/05/2013 DHHS Provides Update on Farm Rich Products Recall
04/04/2013 Joint Effort Helps Vaccinate Adults against Pertussis
04/03/2013 New Hampshire Ranks #1 in Newly Released Breastfeeding Survey Results
04/02/2013 According to CDC Data New Hampshire Has Lowest Rate of Repeat Teen Births
04/02/2013 One-Touch Healthy Homes Data Report Released
04/01/2013 For National STD Awareness Month, DHHS Encourages Testing as Part of the Get Yourself Tested Campaign
 
March
03/29/2013 Rich Products Corporation Recalls Frozen Mini Quesadilla, Pizza, Cheese Steak and Other Products Due to Possible E. Coli O121 Contamination
03/22/2013 Department of Health and Human Services Recognizes World TB Day
03/21/2013 DHHS Releases Data Assessing State’s Homeless Population
03/20/2013 New Hampshire Women’s and Infants’ Health Survey Joins National Effort
03/20/2013 According to a Recent Report, Rockingham County Is Now the
Healthiest in the State; Coos County Still Poorest in Health
03/12/2013 Third Annual Healthcare-Associated Infections Report Released
03/04/2013 New Report on Survey of Immigrants and Work Safety
 
February
02/22/2013 State Leadership Group Releases Five-year Plan to Address Drug Abuse
02/22/2013 Consumers Advised to Check for Potentially Contaminated Bottled Water
02/15/2013 New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services Declares Through with Chew Week
02/11/2013 Multi-Agency Drill to Take Place at NHH on Wednesday
02/08/2013 DHHS Provides Recommendations on Food Safety After Power Outage
02/06/2013 State Seeking Nominations for Senior Volunteer Awards
02/05/2013 DHHS Promotes New Recommendations in Recognition of Children’s Dental Health Month
02/01/2013 DHHS Recognizes National Wear Red Day to Promote Heart Disease Awareness
 
January
01/29/2013 DHHS Reports Influenza Activity Remains a Concern
01/14/2013 Obesity Rates Decline Among WIC Children in New Hampshire
01/11/2013 New Hampshire Receives “A” Grade for Dental Sealant Rate in Children
01/11/2013 Flu Affecting Many in New Hampshire: Residents Encouraged to Get a
Seasonal Flu Vaccine and Take Precautions
01/10/2013 January Is National Birth Defects Prevention Month
01/07/2013 DHHS Releases Additional Analysis of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA
01/07/2013

January Is Cervical Health Awareness Month

 

 

 

 

 

 
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