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Attorney General's Charitable Trusts Unit Releases Report Regarding Harbor Homes and Other Materials
September 13, 2019 - The Attorney General's Charitable Trusts Unit has released a report regarding Harbor Homes.
DHHS Indentifies First Horse with Eastern Equine Encephalitis
August 28, 2019 - DHHS announced that a horse from Northwood has been identified with the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection. This is the first finding of EEE in a horse this year, though a mosquito batch from Pelham tested positive for EEE two weeks ago.
NH DHHS Identifies Season’s First Positive Test for West Nile Virus in Mosquito Batch in Manchester
August 27, 2019 - DHHS has identified the first batch of mosquitoes in 2019 to test positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). The batch was collected in the city of Manchester on August 21, 2019. DHHS is working with the City of Manchester Health Department to notify Manchester residents and those in the surrounding towns of the positive WNV test.
New Hampshire Public Health Laboratories Receive $5 million Biomonitoring Grant from the CDC
August 19, 2019 - The NH DHHS Division of Public Health Services has announced that New Hampshire is one of six states recently awarded a biomonitoring grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The five-year award provides $5,162,497 million to enhance the Public Health Laboratories’ Biomonitoring program. This grant will allow the PHL to analyze lead poisoning interventions, human health impacts from flooding, Berlin area environment impacts, and changes in contamination levels after preventative interventions.
NH DHHS Identifies First Mosquito Batches in 2019 to Test Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis
August 13, 2019 - DHHS has identified the first batches of mosquitoes to test positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) this season. The batches were found recently in the town of Pelham and DHHS is working in partnership with the health officers in Pelham and surrounding towns to notify residents.
As Research Indicates an Epidemic of Youth E-Cigarette Use in NH, State Law Amended to Restrict Youth Use of Vaping Devices
August 9, 2019 - Highlighting a growing epidemic among adolescents in New Hampshire, e-cigarettes are now the tobacco product most commonly used by youth in the state. According to the 2017 NH Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), 24 percent of high school-aged youth reported having used electronic vaping products (including e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes, vape pipes, vaping pens, e-hookahs, and hookah pens) in the past 30 days. This compares to the national average of 13%.

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