Public Health Matters

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The Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services (DPHCS) has created a TV show to educate the community on a variety of public health topics and provide the latest updates on programs and services. Hosted by DPHCS Public Health Strategist, Jane Goodman.

Check out the recorded episodes below.

  1. Season 3
  2. Season 2
  3. Season 1
  • Episode 13: February 8, 2023
    • Jane speaks with Public Health Nurses Katie Hatcher and Sascha Stroms to discuss DPHCS' Lead Program and Sexual Wellness Program.
  • Episode 12: January 27, 2023
    • Jane welcomes Nashua's new Director of Emergency Management Emily Martuscello to discuss emergency preparedness.
  • Episode 11: January 13, 2023
    • Jane has a conversation with Kerry Miller, Mobility Manager at Nashua Transit Authority, to discuss everything Nashua Transit System, including paratransit and transportation services for older adults.
  • Episode 10: December 16, 2022
    • Jane sits down with Cynthia Whittaker of Greater Nashua Mental Health to talk about seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and navigating stress around the holidays.
  • Episode 9: November 29, 2022
    • In recognition of World AIDS Day (December 1), Jane discusses HIV/AIDS with Wendy LeBlanc, Director of HIV/AIDS Services at Harbor Care. 
  • Episode 8: November 19, 2022
    • Jane speaks with retired pulmonologist Dr. Albee Budnitz and Michelle Ricco Jonas from the Nashua Prevention Coalition about smoking, vaping, and their health impacts in recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Episode 7: November 3, 2022
    • Jane talks to Kelly Yellick, Exercise Physiologist at Cardiopulmonary Rehab at Southern NH, about COPD Awareness Month.
  • Episode 6: October 21, 2022
    • Jane sits down with DPHCS Behavioral Health Strategist Lisa Vasquez to discuss Drug Takeback Day, Red Ribbon Week, and current mental health topics.
  • Episode 5: September 21, 2022
    • Jane discusses cancer risk factors, treatment advances and cancer prevention with local oncologist Dr. Gautami Rau.
  • Episode 4: September 12, 2022
    • Jane talks with DPHCS Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Coordinator Patrick Henry about National Preparedness Month and how to make an emergency kit.
  • Episode 3: August 26, 2022
    • In recognition of Healthy Aging Month, Jane sits down with Nashua Senior Activity Center Director Margo Bell to discuss the center's programs and services.
  • Episode 2: August 11, 2022
    • End of Summer show! Jane discusses Nashua Goes Back to School with Mary Ann Melizzi-Golja and communicable diseases with a Nashua Public Health Nurse Sascha Potzka. 
  • Episode 1: July 29, 2022
    • Jane speaks with DPHCS Environmental Health Specialist Ren Beaudoin about summertime risks, including pool safety, mosquitos and ticks.

For More Information

If you have questions or your organization is interested in being a guest on Public Health Matters, contact Jane Goodman, Public Health Network Strategist at the Nashua DPHCS, at 603-589-4552 or