Public Health & Community Services

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                                          Who We Are

The Division of Public Health and Community Services is the public health entity for the City of Nashua. It is the first accredited Health Department in New Hampshire. All of the Departments within the Division offer services that directly impact the health, social, and economic well-being of the residents of the City of Nashua and the surrounding communities.
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Our Mission

To promote, protect and preserve the health and well-being of the Greater Nashua Region through leadership and community collaboration.
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Our Vision
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To have an informed, safe, healthy and resilient community where all people can thrive and prosper

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Announcements / Resources 

Flu season is upon us!


West Nile Virus and EEE Fact Sheets  

Lyme Disease Fact Sheet 

Carbon Monoxide Safety 


NH is Experiencing an Outbreak of Gonorrhea


Norovirus Illness: Key Facts 
Zika Virus Information from NH DHHS and CDC
 

Healthy People 2020


Want to know more about health disparities? The Office of Disease and Prevention and Health Promotion created an easy way to find health disparities data related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives for the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). LHIs are critical health issues that when addressed will help reduce the leading causes of death and preventable illnesses. The widget provides charts and graphs of disparities data at your fingertips.

Click the image below and use the widget to browse data by: 

•Disparity type—including disability, education, income, location, race and ethnicity, and sex)
•Leading Health Indicator

 


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Division Departments


Community Services Department


The Community Services Department encompasses cross-departmental projects and provides regional public health services.
Within this department are the following programs/projects:

Community Health Department


The Community Health Department provides services that protect the public's health by ensuring that individuals are tested, treated or provided vaccinations that protect the entire community from communicable disease.

Environmental Health Department


The Environmental Health Department protects the health of the public by defining, eliminating, controlling and managing environmental hazards. This is accomplished through the enforcement of laws and ordinances that protect the public from harmful environmental factors, often in collaboration with other City or State partners.

Welfare Department


The Welfare Department provides interim emergency assistance for income eligible residents. Assistance is available with rent, food, utilities and medications.

Services provided at the Division of Public Health and Community Services are provided regardless of race, age, gender identification, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation.