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NH DHHS 10-Year Mental Health Plan Implementation Report Highlights Progress Made Since January 2019
September 16, 2020 - DHHS has issued a report on implementation of the New Hampshire 10-Year Mental Health Plan of 2019 (Plan). The report highlights progress the State has made on the Plan’s recommendations and has been submitted to Governor Chris Sununu and the New Hampshire Legislature by statute.
A Reminder to Granite Staters: The Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco is Now 21
September 9, 2020 - DHHS Division of Public Health Services reminds businesses and consumers that state laws now prohibit the sale and possession of tobacco products for anyone under the age of 21. New Hampshire joins 32 other states in raising the tobacco age to 21.
NH DHHS Announces Potential Exposures Connected to Positive Cases of COVID-19 at Theta Chi Fraternity in Durham
September 6, 2020 - DHHS is investigating a potential outbreak of COVID-19 among individuals associated with Theta Chi Fraternity, located at 5 Strafford Avenue, Durham, NH 03824. To date, 11 persons with COVID- 19 have been identified who have been at the fraternity.
NH DHHS Identifies First Mosquito Batch in 2020 to Test Positive for West Nile Virus
September 2, 2020 - DHHS has identified the first batch of mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus this season. The batch was found recently in the city of Manchester. DHHS is working in partnership with the City of Manchester Health Department on providing additional risk mitigation information to Manchester residents and surrounding towns.
New Hampshire to Receive $28 Million in Funding for First Year of Two-Year State Opioid Response Program
August 28, 2020 - DHHS has received an award notification for the second phase of the State Opioid Response (SOR) Program. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will provide the first year of funding as part of a two-year, $56 million award to New Hampshire to continue the successes achieved during the State’s first two years of SOR funding, which launched the Doorway system and increased rural access to care.
NH DHHS Announces Potential Community Exposures Connected To Positive Cases of COVID-19 at Sturgis, SD, Motorcycle Rally
August 26, 2020 - DHHS is notifying residents about potential exposures related to the Sturgis, SD, Motorcycle Rally held August 7-16. There have been more than 100 confirmed cases associated with the Sturgis event, including six New Hampshire residents.

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