Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Treatment Available through Free Telehealth Consultation
Free telehealth consultations to obtain a Paxlovid prescription are now available for eligible individuals 12 or older who are currently living in New Hampshire. Insurance is not required. If you’re eligible, you’ll be connected with a clinician for a phone or video consultation within 24 hours. Paxlovid is for individuals age 12 and older who have tested positive for COVID-19, are at increased risk of severe disease, and have developed COVID-19 symptoms in the last 5 days, even mild ones (such as runny nose or cough). Click here to learn more.
COVID-19 Bivalent Booster Dose Now Available for Ages 6 Months+
On December 9, 2022, the CDC issued expanded the use of updated (bivalent) COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months through 5 years following FDA authorization. To learn more, visit our COVID-19 vaccine page.
Nashua Public Health releases 2nd Annual COVID-19 Report
As Chief Public Health Strategist, DPHCS convened partners, made linkages to services and resources, and disseminated timely information as key efforts in the mitigation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out our latest 'COVID-19: Year 2 in Review Annual Report', summarizing DPHCS' COVID-19 response efforts from March 16, 2021 through March 31, 2022.
State of NH COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Permanently Closed on March 31, 2022
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) permanently closed the State-managed COVID-19 vaccine sites on Thursday, March 31, 2022. The State-managed vaccination locations in Ashland, Berlin, Claremont, Concord, Keene, Laconia, Manchester, Nashua, Rochester, Salem, and Stratham ceased operations at 7:00 pm on Thursday, March 31.
State of NH COVID-19 Testing Sites Permanently Closed on March 15, 2022
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) permanently closed the State-managed COVID-19 testing sites on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The State-managed testing locations in Belmont, Claremont, Keene, Lincoln, Manchester, Nashua, and Newington ceased operations at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, March 15.
State of NH Adopts Updated Isolation and Quarantine Recommendations
The State of New Hampshire adopted the CDC's updated isolation and quarantine recommendations for the general public. For more details, please refer to the State's summary of the updated guidance.
Nashua Public Health releases Annual COVID-19 Report
This was an unprecedented year in Public Health, putting public health in the spotlight. As Chief Public Health Strategist, DPHCS convened partners, made linkages to services and resources, and disseminated timely information as key efforts in the mitigation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out our 'COVID-19: A Year in Review Annual Report', summarizing DPHCS' COVID-19 response efforts from March 12, 2020 through March 15, 2021.
NH Governor Sununu Updates: Universal Best Practices
Effective May 7, 2021, State of NH Universal Best Practices replaced “Safer at Home 2.0” business guidance. These are recommendations for all individuals, businesses, and organizations to consider and implement for the operation of their business. Nothing in the document or other guidance precludes any business, organization, or individual business operators from taking additional precautions for the health and safety of its employees and consumers. For the latest updates, visit the State's website.