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.

Our Mission

To promote, protect and preserve the health and well-being of the Greater Nashua Region through leadership and community collaboration.

Our Vision
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To have an informed, safe, healthy and resilient community where all people can thrive and prosper.
  1. National Mosquito Control Awareness Week June 25-July 1

    Each year the week of June 26 is declared National Mosquito Control Awareness Week by the American Mosquito Control Association. AMCA's "Mosquito Week" educates the general public about the significance of mosquitoes in their daily lives. Additional Info...
  2. Nashua CASPER Field Survey taking place throughout Nashua this June!

    Throughout the month of June, teams of volunteers with the City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services will go out into communities within the City of Nashua to survey Read on...
  3. Prevention Convention: Get the Edge – Overcoming challenges for a healthier community.

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Announcements / Resources 

West Nile Virus and EEE Fact Sheets - New!

Lyme Disease Fact Sheet - New!

Carbon Monoxide Safety 


NH is Experiencing an Outbreak of Gonorrhea


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

Are you looking for more health resources in NH? 
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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:

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.