Pease Tradeport Public Water Health Consultation Released

April 1, 2019

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) today released the Health Consultation report Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in the Pease Tradeport Public Water Supply in Portsmouth, Newington, and Greenland, NH for public comment until June 3, 2019. The public comment period will provide the community and other stakeholders with the opportunity to review the report and provide input.  

Confirmed Measles in Traveler to NH

On March 1, 2019, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding an international traveler with confirmed measles in New Hampshire.

NH DPHS Health AlertKey Points and Recommendations:

NH Pediatric Blood Lead Level Testing Requirements

On February 27, 2019, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding pediatric blood lead level (BLL) testing requirements for NH DPHS Health AlertNew Hampshire.

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NH in Early Stages of Hepatitis A Outbreak

NH DPHS Health AlertOn February 5, 2019, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding a Hepatitis A outbreak in the state.

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Dr. Tessa Lafortune-Greenberg Inaugurated as 187th President of NHMS

Tessa Lafortune-Greenberg, MDDecember 18, 2018

Tessa Lafortune-Greenberg, MD, was recently inaugurated as the 187th president of the New Hampshire Medical Society during its Annual Meeting at the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel in New Castle.

A Prescriber’s Guide to the New Medicare Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies for 2019

December 12, 2018

Effective January 1, 2019, CMS will have new opioid overutilization policies go to into effect. Below is an excerpt from a guidance document on the new policies.

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New Hampshire Physician Leadership Development Program Welcomes Inaugural Cohort

November  20, 2018

New Hampshire Physician Leadership Development Program Welcomes Inaugural Cohort

Program Launches with 21 Aspiring Physician Leaders from across NH

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