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DHHS Statement on the Office of the Child Advocate’s Child Fatalities Report
October 30, 2019 - DHHS and the Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) issued the following statement on the release of the System Learning Review Summary Report issued by the Office of the Child Advocate.
New Hampshire Selected to Attend National Training to Revamp Juvenile Probation System
October 29, 2019 - The DHHS Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) announces that New Hampshire is one of seven state and local jurisdictions selected for a national program that will explore transforming the juvenile justice system to ensure better outcomes for youth.
DHHS Identifies Second Jamestown Canyon Virus Case in New Hampshire
October 16, 2019 - DHHS announced that an adult from Laconia, NH, tested positive for Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV). This is the second identification in a person in our State this year. This mosquito-borne disease was first identified in a Kingston resident on August 8th. JCV is transmitted by infected mosquitoes. There are no vaccines to prevent JCV.
DHHS Identifies Francestown Horse with Eastern Equine Encephalitis
October 11, 2019 - DHHS announced that a horse from Francestown has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection. This is the second finding of EEE in a horse this year; the first was identified on August 28th in Northwood. The same mosquitoes that can cause disease in horses are also capable of causing disease in humans.
Inaugural DCYF Data Book Shows Increase in Exits from Child Welfare System, Record Number of Reports
October 11, 2019 - The DHHS Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) has released its first Annual Data Book. The Data Book presents and analyzes key information on DCYF’s child protection, foster and adoptive care, juvenile justice, and community and family support programs.
NH DHHS Asks for Public’s Help During Investigation of Rabies Found in Rescued Raccoon in Conway, NH
October 11, 2019 - DHHS is requesting help locating a man from Massachusetts who came in contact with a baby raccoon in Conway, New Hampshire on Friday, September 20th. This man stopped to assist a New Hampshire resident with the removal of two baby raccoons from the roadway prior to authorities being contacted. The raccoons were brought to a wildlife rehabilitation center where one raccoon later died and was identified to have rabies. This man is being sought to assess his risk for rabies and determine the need for treatment to prevent illness.

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