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Hepatitis A Outbreak in New Hampshire Accelerating
April 16, 2019 - The DHHS Division of Public Health Services has announced that there has been a significant increase in the number of people in New Hampshire diagnosed with hepatitis A. The rate at which cases are being reported are concerning; 33 hepatitis A diagnoses were made in March alone. Since November 2018, 79 people have been diagnosed with hepatitis A, compared to an average of 6 – 7 people annually in recent years.
DHHS Announces Public Meetings to Present Results of Targeted Arsenic and Uranium Public Health Study
April 9, 2019 - The DHHS Division of Public Health Services has announced three public meetings to present the results of the NH Biomonitoring Program’s Targeted Arsenic and Uranium Public Health Study.
New Hampshire Submits Plan to SAMHSA for Supplemental State Opioid Response Funding
April 8, 2019 - DHHS has submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration the State’s proposed plan for supplemental State Opioid Response grant funding. The State’s proposal includes increased funding for the hub and spoke model to eliminate barriers to treatment and recovery services.
DHHS Notifies of International Traveler With Measles
March 1, 2019 - The DHHS Division of Public Health Services received a report of an international traveler visiting New Hampshire who has been diagnosed with measles, and traveled to New Hampshire when they were able to transmit the virus to others.
NH DHHS Announces Public Meeting in Conway on Proposed Alternative Treatment Center Therapeutic Cannabis Dispensary
February 6, 2019 - DHHS has announced a public meeting regarding a proposed Alternative Treatment Center (ATC) therapeutic cannabis dispensary in Conway, NH, to be operated by Sanctuary ATC. This proposed dispensary location is responsive to Legislative intent and designed to increase patient access to the State’s Therapeutic Cannabis Program (TCP).

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