Public Health & Community Services

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Who We Are

The Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services (DPHCS) is the Chief Public Health Strategist for the Greater Nashua Public Health Region (GNPHR), and the first accredited health department in New Hampshire (NH). We provide a range of direct services and engage a variety of partners on strategic initiatives to ensure the health and well being of every member of our community.

Our Mission

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

Our Vision

To have an informed, safe, healthy, and resilient community where all people can thrive and prosper.  

Our Values

As Chief Public Health Strategist, we subscribe to the following:

  • Integrity. We are a trusted source providing essential public health services and credible messaging to ensure a resilient community where all people can thrive and prosper.
  • Leadership. We work collaboratively with our community and partners to develop and implement public health priorities and initiatives that are quality-focused and data-driven. 
  • Adaptability. We are a committed workforce that continually improves our professional skill set and capabilities to respond effectively to emerging public health challenges and the ever-changing landscape.
  • Respect. We are committed to instituting a culturally informed environment, using an equity lens, that supports the inclusion and openness to a diversity of values, beliefs, and traditions.   

2021-2025 DPHCS Strategic Plan

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  1. Flu Season is Here – Time to Get Vaccinated!

    The City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services (DPHCS) urges all residents ages six months and older to visit their medical provider, local pharmacy, or local health department for vaccination. Read on...
  2. Nashua Public Health receives “Post COVID-19 Equity Grant” from the Kresge Foundation

    The City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services received a $50,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation to learn more about the perceptions of trust and mistrust in the health care system to increase access to healthcare services. Read on...
  3. Nashua Public Health Re-opens Community Health Clinic

    After nine months of renovation, the City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services (DPHCS) re-opened its Community Health Clinic on August 3, 2021, located at 18 Mulberry Street in Nashua. Read on...
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